Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Issue 34 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 25, 2013


OTTAWA, Thursday, April 25, 2013
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs met this day at 10:32 a.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Bob Runciman, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Baker, P.C., Boisvenu, Dagenais, Fraser, Frum, Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McIntyre, Plett, Rivest, Runciman and Wells (12).

In attendance: Lyne Casavant and Julia Nichol, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the committee continued its consideration of Bill C-309, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (concealment of identity).

The chair made an opening statement.

It was agreed that the committee proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-309, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (concealment of identity).

It was agreed that the title stand postponed.

It was agreed that clause 1, which contains the alternative title stand postponed.

It was agreed that clause 2 carry, on division.

It was agreed that clause 3 carry, on division.

It was agreed that clause 1, which contains the alternative title carry.

It was agreed that the title carry.

It was agreed that the bill carry, on division.

It was agreed that the chair report the bill to the Senate.

At 10:35 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 11:30 a.m., the committee resumed.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the committee began its consideration of Bill C-299, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (kidnapping of young person).

WITNESS:

David Wilks, M.P., Kootenay—Columbia, sponsor of the bill.

Mr. Wilks made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:33 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Shaila Anwar

Clerk of the Committee


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