Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Issue 1 - First Report of the Committee


Wednesday, November 14, 2007

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such legislation and other matters as were referred to it, reports, pursuant to Rule 104, that the expenses incurred by the Committee during the First Session of the Thirty-ninth Parliament are as follows:

1. With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

Professional and Other Services $ 3,494
Transportation and Communication 0
All other expenditures        0
Subtotal   3,494
Witness expenses        0
Total $ 3,494

2. With respect to its study on issues relating to energy, the environment and natural resources:

Professional and Other Services $ 1,987
Transportation and Communication 19,801
All other expenditures      198
Subtotal   21,985
Witness expenses          0
Total $ 21,985

3. With respect to Review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (1999, c. 33) pursuant to Section 343(1) of the said Act:

Professional and Other Services $ 4,886
Transportation and Communication 0
All other expenditures    161
Subtotal   5,047
Witness expenses 13,830
Total $ 18,877

Your Committee examined four (4) bills and was ordered to examine the subject matter of another bill, a study which died on the order paper due to prorogation.

During the session under consideration, your Committee considered seven (7) orders of reference, held forty-five (45) meetings, heard from ninety-seven (97) witnesses and submitted eight (8) reports in relation to its work.

Respectfully submitted,

TOMMY BANKS

Chair


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