TRAN Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
It was agreed, — That the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, April 9, 2019, regarding the study of the temporary use in Canada, by Canadians, of American-plated vehicles be rescinded and replaced with the following motion:
That the Committee undertake a study on allowing Canadians to bring their legally owned, American-registered and plated passenger vehicles into Canada for a defined temporary period, in the same manner that American citizens may do in Canada, without having to pay any taxes, duties or importation fees; that a one-hour meeting be dedicated to this study; and that the Committee receive an update from the Government of Canada with respect to undertaking a system that allows for the temporary use of American-plated vehicles by Canadian citizens.
Bruce Burrows, Robert Turner, Robert Lewis-Manning, Michael Broad, Sean Griffiths and Simon Pelletier made statements and, with Sonia Simard and Michael Burgess, answered questions.
At 12:52 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:54 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That each party submit their prioritized witness lists, including contact information, for the study of an update on the National Trade Corridors Fund initiative, to the Clerk of the Committee before end of day on Thursday, May 9, 2019.
It was agreed, — That each party submit their recommendations for the report on the study of bus passenger safety, to the Clerk of the Committee, by end of day Thursday, May 9, 2019.
At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.