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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 108
Monday, May 27, 2024, 3:53 p.m. to 7:18 p.m.
Ron McKinnon, Chair (Liberal)

• Garnett Genuis for Dane Lloyd (Conservative)
• Lisa Hepfner for Salma Zahid (Liberal)
• Jamil Jivani for Frank Caputo (Conservative)
• Damien C. Kurek (Conservative)
• Arnold Viersen (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Sabrina Charland, Analyst
• Alexsandra Ferland, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $15,000, for the study of Bill S-210, An Act to restrict young persons’ online access to sexually explicit material, be adopted.

At 4:03 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:59 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the draft report on the study of rights of victims of crime, reclassification and transfer of Federal Offenders, be distributed immediately to committee members; that the analysts prepare a draft report on the study of the growing problem of car thefts in Canada and distribute it; and that the study of Bill C-70, An Act respecting countering foreign interference, be initiated on Thursday, May 30, 2024.

• Hon. Julie Miville-Dechêne, Senator
As an individual
• Jérôme Lussier, Director of parliamentary affairs, Office of Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Owen Ripley, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Cultural Affairs
• Katie O'Meara, Policy Analyst
• Galen Teschner-Weaver, Policy Analyst
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Philippe Dufresne, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Lara Ives, Executive Director, Policy, Research and Parliamentary Affairs Directorate
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, December 13, 2023, the committee resumed consideration of Bill S-210, An Act to restrict young persons’ online access to sexually explicit material.

Julie Miville-Dechêne made a statement and answered questions.

At 6:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:19 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Philippe Dufresne and Owen Ripley made statements and answered questions.

At 7:18 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Simon Larouche
Clerk of the committee