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Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)
In accordance with its Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 17, 2021, your committee has considered Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting), and agreed on Thursday, March 25, 2021, to report it with the following amendment:

Clause 2

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"

Your committee has ordered a reprint of Bill C-218, as amended, as a working copy for the use of the House of Commons at the report stage.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 21, 22, 23, 25 and 26) is tabled.