MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Meeting No. 12
Thursday, March 29, 2001
The Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs met at 11:42 a.m. this day, in Room 112-N, Centre Block, the Chair, Derek Lee, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Stéphane Bergeron, Michel Guimond, Joe Jordan, Derek Lee, Paul Macklin, Grant McNally, John Reynolds, John Richardson, Chuck Strahl and Tony Tirabassi.
Acting Members present: Andy Savoy for Marlene Catterall; Steve Mahoney for Carolyn Parrish; John Finlay for Geoff Regan; Marcel Proulx and Claude Drouin for Jacques Saada; Libby Davies for Yvon Godin; Greg Thompson for Rick Borotsik.
In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: James Robertson, research officer.
In accordance with the Committee's mandate under Standing Order 108(3)(a)(iv), consideration of a draft report of the Sub-Committee on Private Members’ Business.
Marcel Proulx presented the report of the Sub-Committee on Private Members’ Business dealing with votable items.
On motion of Marcel Proulx, it was agreed, - That, the draft report be adopted as the Committees’ Report to the House and that the Chair present the Report to the House.
In accordance with the Committee’s mandate under Standing Order 108(3)(a)(iii), consideration of a draft report from the Sub-Committee on Parliamentary Calendar.
Marlene Catterall presented the report of the Sub-Committee on Parliamentary Calendar.
On motion of Marlene Catterall, it was agreed, – That, the draft report of the Sub-Committee on Parliamentary Calendar be adopted as the Committee’s Report to the House and that, the Chair present the Report to the House and forward a copy of the Report to the members of the Special Committee on the Modernization and Improvement of the Procedures of the House of Commons for their consideration.
In accordance with the provisions of Standing Order 106(3), the Committee proceeded to consideration of calling the Prime Minister to appear in relation to questions concerning his ownership of shares in the Club de Golf de Grand-Mère.
Following debate, the Chair ruled that this matter falls outside the mandate and powers of the Committee.
And debate thereon.
Steve Mahoney moved, - That the Committee do now adjourn.
The question being put on the motion, it was agreed to on division.
At 12:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.