REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE THURSDAY, December 5, 2002

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

has the honour to present its

SECOND REPORT


Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, October 30, 2002, to examine and report on issues facing the intercity busing industry, respectfully requests that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel and technical, clerical, and other personnel as may be necessary for the purpose of its study.

Pursuant to section 2:07 of the Procedural Guidelines for the Financial Operation of Senate Committees, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that Committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

JOAN FRASER
Chair


Appendix (A) 

STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS STUDY OF ISSUES FACING THE INTERCITY BUSING INDUSTRY

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31st 2003

Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Wednesday, October 30, 2002: 

The Honourable Senator Fraser moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Lapointe: 

That the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications be authorized to examine and report on issues facing the intercity busing industry; 

That the Committee submit its final report no later than Friday, December 20, 2002; and 

That the papers and evidence received and taken on the subject and the work accomplished during the First Session of the Thirty-seventh Parliament be referred to the Committee.     

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted. 

Paul C. Bélisle
Clerk of the Senate

 

SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES 

Professional and Special Services $    13,000
Transportation and Communications  $             0
All Other Expenditures  $             0
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Total: $    13,000

The above budget was approved by the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications on November 19, 2002. 

The undersigned or an alternate will be in attendance on the date that this budget is considered. 

 

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Date                             Chair, Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

 

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Date                             Chair, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration


PAST BUDGETS AND EXPENDITURES

STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
-FOR INFORMATION ONLY- 

Budget request for 2002-2003 (2nd Session, 37th Parliament) – Current request:

$  13,000

 

 

Budget approved for 2002-2003 (1st Session, 37th Parliament):

$   45,000

Expenditures for 2002-2003 (1st Session, 37th Parliament):

$     8,255

 

 

Budget approved for 2001-2002:

$ 290,660

Expenditures for 2001-2002:

$ 157,879

 

STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS EXPLANATION OF BUDGET ITEMS 

PROFESSIONAL AND SPECIAL SERVICES

 

 

1.    Professional Services (0401)

       Expert Consultant- Martin Brennan (15 days at $600/day)

$    9,000

 

 

2.    Editing of report (0403)

$    2,000

 

 

3.    Working meals (0415) (5 meals at $400)

$    2,000

 

 

Sub-Total

$  13,000

 

 

 

TOTAL

$  13,000

 

The Senate administration has reviewed this budget application.

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Heather Lank, Principal Clerk of Committees                                Date

 

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Richard Ranger, Director of Finance                                              Date


APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, December 5, 2002 

            The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications for the proposed expenditures of the said Committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2003 for the purpose of its Special Study of Issues Facing the Intercity Busing Industry, as authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, October 30, 2002. The approved budget is as follows:

Professional and Other Services $  9,000
Transportation and Communications $        0
Other Expenditures $        0
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Total   $ 9,000

Respectfully submitted,

LISE BACON
Chair


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