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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2007-08

Chair: The Honourable JOAN FRASER


Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Thursday, May 8, 2008

Issue No. 17

Sixth (final) meeting on:
A comprehensive review of the amendments made by An Act to amend
the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (S.C. 2004, c. 24)

and

Third and Fourth (final) meetings on:
Bill S-224, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (vacancies)

INCLUDING:

THE ELEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Amendments made by An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (S.C. 2004, c. 24))

THE TWELFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-224)


APPEARING:

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, P.C., M.P., Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform

WITNESSES:

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Privy Council Office:

Dan McDougall, Director, Strategic Analysis and Planning, Democratic Reform;

David Anderson, Senior Policy Advisor, Democratic Reform.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joan Fraser, Chair

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Baker, P.C., Campbell, Cowan, Di Nino, *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), Joyal, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Merchant, Milne, Oliver, Stratton, Watt

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Cowan is added (May 7, 2008).

The name of the Honourable Senator Moore is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Campbell (May 7, 2008).

The name of the Honourable Senator Campbell is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Moore (May 8, 2008).