MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Meeting No. 47
Thursday, May 29, 2003
The Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs met in
a televised session at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the
Chair, Peter Adams, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Peter Adams, Marlene Catterall, Yvon Godin, Joe Jordan,
Carolyn Parrish, Geoff Regan, John Reynolds, Jacques Saada and Benoît
Acting Members present:
Nancy Karetak-Lindell for Peter Adams; Jeannot Castonguay for Roger
Cuzner; Paul Macklin for Lynn Myers; Paddy Torsney for Guy St-Julien; Ted White
for Dale Johnston; Joe Comartin for Yvon Godin (at 4:17 p.m.)
Other Member present:
In attendance: From
the Library of Parliament:
James Robertson, Principal; John M. Wright, Research Assistant.
Witnesses: From the
Liberal Party of Canada:
Stephen LeDrew, President; Jack Graham, Vice-President (English);
Benjamin Hutzel, Chief Financial Officer; Michael Hillman, Vice-President
(British Columbia); Michael Eizenga, Secretary-Treasurer.
Pursuant to its Order of Reference of Tuesday, March 18, 2003, the Committee
resumed consideration of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act
and the Income Tax Act (political financing). (See Minutes of Proceedings, Thursday, April 3, 2003,
Meeting No. 31.)
The witnesses each made a statement and answered questions.
At 5:02 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee