The Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs met at 11:05 a.m. this day, in Room 112-N, Centre Block, the Chair, Joe Preston, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Rodger Cuzner, Claude DeBellefeuille, Yvon Godin, Michel Guimond, Randy Hoback, Hon. Marlene Jennings, Tom Lukiwski, Joe Preston, Marcel Proulx and Scott Reid.
Acting Members present: Mike Allen for Guy Lauzon, Robert Carrier for Michel Guimond and Pierre Poilievre for Guy Lauzon.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michel Bédard, Analyst; Andre Barnes, Analyst.
Appearing: Hon. Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons.
Witnesses: House of Commons: Audrey O'Brien, Clerk of the House of Commons; Louis Bard, Chief Information Officer; Claire Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer: Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer; Rennie Molnar, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Electoral Events; Gisèle Côté, Chief Financial Officer.
Marc Mayrand made a statement and answered questions.
At 11:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:03 p.m., the sitting resumed.
The Chair called Vote 5c under PARLIAMENT.
Hon. Peter Milliken made a statement and, with Audrey O'Brien, Louis Bard and Claire Kennedy, answered questions.
Vote 5c under PARLIAMENT carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report Vote 5c under PARLIAMENT to the House.
At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Angela CrandallClerk of the Committee