ENVI Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Linda Duncan gave notice of the following motion:
That, with regard to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development’s consideration of Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts:
a) the Chair of the Committee write, as promptly as possible, to the Chairs of the following standing committees inviting them to consider the subject-matter of the following provisions of the said Bill:
i) the Standing Committee on Natural Resources: Part 2 Canadian Energy Regulator Act; Part 3 Pipelines; Part 4 International and Interprovincial Power Lines; Part 5 Offshore Renewable Energy Projects and Offshore Power lines; Part 6 Lands; Part 7 Exports and Imports; Part 8 Oil and Gas Interests, Production and Conservation; Part 9; and Part 4 in general;
ii) the Standing Committee on Transport and Infrastructure: Part 3 Navigation Protection Act;
iii) the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, and Standing Committee on Transport and Infrastructure: Part 4, Consequential and Coordinating Amendments and Coming into Force as the provisions may be relevant to each respective parts of Bill C-69;
b) each of the standing committees, listed in paragraph a), be requested to convey recommendations, including any suggested amendments, in both official languages, in relation to the provisions considered by them, in a letter to the Chair of the Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development, in both official languages, no later than 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 30 2018; and
c) any amendments suggested pursuant to paragraph b) shall be deemed to be proposed during the clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-69, and further provided that the members of the Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development may propose amendments notwithstanding the recommendations received pursuant to paragraph b).
The ministers made statements and, with Ron Hallman, Stephen Lucas, Christyne Tremblay and Jeff Labonté, answered questions.
At 12:57 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.