MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Meeting No. 52
Tuesday, May 2, 2000
The Standing Committee on Finance met at 3:44 p.m. this day, in Room 112-N, Centre Block, the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Maurizio Bevilacqua, Scott Brison, Roy Cullen, Nick Discepola, Roger Gallaway, Albina Guarnieri, Richard Harris, Richard Marceau and Gary Pillitteri.
Acting Member present: Paul Forseth for Richard Harris.
In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Jean Soucy, Researcher.
The Committee resumed consideration of the Main Estimates 2000-2001 (See Minutes of Proceedings, Tuesday, May 2, 2000, Meeting No. 51)
The Committee resumed consideration of Vote 1.
Scott Brison moved, – That, the Committee again invite the Minister to appear before the Committee on the Main Estimates and the Report on Plans and Priorities of the Department of Finance before it adopt or report the Main Estimates.
After debate, the question being put on the motion, it was, by a show of hands, negatived: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 5
Vote 1 carried.
Vote 5 carried.
Vote L10 carried.
Vote 15 carried.
ORDERED, -- That the Chair report Votes 1, 5, L10 and 15 under FINANCE to the House.
At 3:50 o’clock, p.m., the Committee proceeded to consider Business of the Committee.
It was agreed, – That the operations budget in the total amount of $215, 575 for the period April 4, 2000 to March 31, 2001, be adopted, as presented.
It was agreed – That the travel budget for the Fall 2000 Pre-Budget Consultations in the total amount of $492,150 (option with full fare economy) be adopted, as presented.
At 3:59 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee