The Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs met at 11:03 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, Hon. Marlene Jennings, Guy Lauzon, Tom Lukiwski, Joe Preston, Marcel Proulx and Scott Reid.
Acting Members present: Bernard Bigras for Michel Guimond and Libby Davies for Yvon Godin.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Nicolas Auclair, 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; Claire Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer; Louis Bard, Chief Information Officer. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer: Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer; Gisèle Côté, Former Chief Financial Officer; Brian Berry, Acting Chief Financial Officer; Hughes St-Pierre, Senior Director, Strategy, Planning and Evaluation.
The Chair called Vote 5 under PARLIAMENT.
Hon. Peter Milliken made a statement and, with Audrey O'Brien, Claire Kennedy and Louis Bard, answered questions.
Vote 5 under PARLIAMENT carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report Vote 5, less the amount voted in Interim Supply, under PARLIAMENT to the House.
At 12:01 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:05 p.m., the sitting resumed.
The Chair called Vote 15 under PRIVY COUNCIL.
Marc Mayrand made a statement and answered questions.
Vote 15 under PRIVY COUNCIL carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report Vote 15, less the amount voted in Interim Supply, under PRIVY COUNCIL to the House.
It was agreed, — That the Committee not meet on Thursday, May 27, 2010.
At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Angela CrandallClerk of the Committee