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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 91
Monday, December 11, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Hon. John McKay, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
• William Stephenson, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Kathy Thompson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Safety and Countering Crime Branch
• Angela Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• Serge Côté, Director General, Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services, Specialized Policing Services
Parole Board of Canada
• Talal Dakalbab, Chief Operating Officer
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Friday, December 8, 2017, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-66, An Act to establish a procedure for expunging certain historically unjust convictions and to make related amendments to other Acts.

Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1, Short Title, was postponed.

The Chair called Clause 2.

Kathy Thompson made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

By unanimous consent, Clauses 2 to 30 inclusive carried severally, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

Schedule carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

Clause 1, Short Title, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

The Preamble carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

The Title carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

The Bill carried.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill to the House.

At 4:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee