Kennedy Stewart - Private Members' Motions - 42nd Parliament, 1st Session (Filtered Results)
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42nd Parliament, 1st SessionM-36Scientific researchers Text of the Motion That, in the opinion of the House, federal departments and agencies conducting scientific research should identify, develop, and i... That, in the opinion of the House, federal departments and agencies conducting scientific research should identify, develop, and implement communication policies that: (a) actively support and encourage federal scientists to speak freely to the media and the public about scientific and technical matters based on their official research, including scientific and technical ideas, approaches, findings, and conclusions; (b) allow federal scientists to present viewpoints that incorporate their expert or personal opinions provided that they specify that they are not speaking on behalf of, or as a representative of, their department or agency; (c) ensure that public affairs or communications officers, elected officials, and Ministerial staff do not restrict, limit, or prevent federal scientists from responding to media requests in a timely and accurate manner; (d) prohibit public affairs or communications officers, elected officials, and Ministerial staff from directing federal scientists to suppress or alter their findings; and (e) affirm the right of federal scientists to review, approve, and comment publicly on the final version of any proposed publication that significantly relies on their research, identifies them as an author or contributor, or purports to represent their scientific opinion. Latest Activity Withdrawn (2018.09.14)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2016.02.03Withdrawn 2018.09.14Joint Seconders (1) Jointly seconding a private Member's motion is a formal way for up to 20 Members to show support for the motion before it is called for debate. They are displayed in the order they were received by the Clerk of the House. 2016.05.24Show DetailsHide Details
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