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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 40
Thursday, June 17, 2021, 3:49 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Larry Bagnell for Francis Drouin (Liberal)
• John Barlow for Dave Epp (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Jacques Maziade, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Daniel Farrelly, Analyst
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• Dr. Jaspinder Komal, Vice-President, Science Branch, Chief Veterinary Officer and World Organisation for Animal Health Delegate for Canada
• Jane Dudley, Senior Counsel, Agriculture and Food Inspection Legal Services
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, March 10, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act.

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

On Clause 1,

Alistair MacGregor moved, — That Bill C-205, in Clause 1, be amended by replacing line 6 on page 1 with the following:

“9.1 No person shall”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Alistair MacGregor and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor — 6;

NAYS: Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 5.

Yves Perron moved, — That Bill C-205, in Clause 1, be amended by replacing lines 8 and 9 on page 1 with the following:

“are kept, or take in any animal or thing, knowing that or being reckless as to whether entering such a place or taking in the animal or thing could result in the exposure of the an-”

Debate arose thereon.

Lianne Rood moved, — That the amendment be amended by adding the word “reasonably” after the word “could”.

After debate, the question was put on the subamendment of Lianne Rood and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The question was put on the amendment of Yves Perron, as amended, and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

Clause 1, as amended, carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

Clause 2 carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The Title carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The Bill, as amended, was adopted on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill, as amended, to the House on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

ORDERED, — That Bill C-205, as amended, be reprinted for the use of the House of Commons at report stage on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Larry Bagnell, Lyne Bessette, Kody Blois, Neil R. Ellis, Dave Epp, Richard Lehoux, Tim Louis, Alistair MacGregor, Yves Perron, Lianne Rood, Warren Steinley — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

At 5:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Alexie Labelle
Clerk of the Committee