THE COMMITTEE OF SELECTION

MINUTES


OTTAWA, Thursday, November 23, 2017
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[English]

The Committee of Selection met this day at 10:33 a.m., in room 172-E, Centre Block, for the purpose of holding its reorganization meeting, pursuant to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Frum, Martin, McPhedran, Mercer, Omidvar, Plett, Tkachuk, Wallin and Woo (9).

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, the clerk of the committee presided over the election of the chair.
The Honourable Senator Mercer moved:

That the Honourable Senator Plett do take the chair of this committee.

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

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk moved:

That the Honourable Senator Mercer be deputy chair of this committee.

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

The Honourable Senator Woo moved:

That the Honourable Senator Omidvar be deputy chair of this committee.

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

The Honourable Senator Wallin moved:

That the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be composed of the chair and the two deputy chairs; and

That the subcommittee be empowered to make decisions on behalf of the committee with respect to its agenda, to invite witnesses, and to schedule hearings.

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

At 10:36 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Blair Armitage
Clerk of the Committee

 

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