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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 26
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 12:49 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jacques Maziade, Legislative Clerk
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
• Émilie Thivierge, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, November 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of controlling or coercive conduct within intimate relationships.

The committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

At 12:24 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:29 p.m., the sitting resumed in public.

Department of Justice
• Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
• Michael Ellison, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting).

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

Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1 (short title) was postponed.

The Chair called Clause 2.

On Clause 2,

Vance Badawey moved, — That Bill C-218, in Clause 2, be amended by replacing lines 5 to 7 on page 1 with the following:

2 Paragraph 207(4)(b) of the Criminal Code is replaced by the following:

(b) bookmaking, pool selling or the making or recording of bets, including bets made through the agency of a pool or pari-mutuel system, on any horse-race; or

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

YEAS: Vance Badawey, Élisabeth Brière, Michael Cooper, Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Chris Lewis, James Maloney, Brian Masse, Kristina Michaud, Rob Moore, Randeep Sarai, Arif Virani — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

Clause 2, as amended, carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Vance Badawey, Élisabeth Brière, Michael Cooper, Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Chris Lewis, James Maloney, Brian Masse, Kristina Michaud, Rob Moore, Randeep Sarai, Arif Virani — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

By unanimous consent, Clause 3 carried.

By unanimous consent, Clause 1, Short Title, carried.

By unanimous consent, the Title carried.

The Bill, as amended, was adopted.

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

ORDERED, — That Bill C-218, as amended, be reprinted for the use of the House of Commons at report stage.

At 12:49 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee