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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue 43 - Minutes of Proceedings -  June 19, 2013


OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 6:50 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Joseph A. Day, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare, Black, Buth, Callbeck, Chaput, Day, Gerstein, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., McInnis, Moore, Smith (Saurel) and Wells (12).

In attendance: Édison Roy-César, Analyst, 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 Tuesday, May 21, 2013, the committee continued its examination of Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (borrowing of money).

It was moved by the Honourable Senator Buth:

That the committee not proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (borrowing of money);

That pursuant to rule 12-23(5) the committee recommend that the Senate not proceed further with the bill;

That the committee adopt the attached draft report;

That the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be authorized to make minor editorial revisions; and

That this report be presented in the Senate at the earliest opportunity.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Bellemare, Black, Buth, Gerstein, Moore,
Smith (Saurel), Wells — 7

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Day, Callbeck, Chaput, Hervieux-Payette, P.C.,
McInnis — 5

At 7:46 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Jodi Turner

Clerk of the Committee