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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

Issue No. 14 - Minutes of Proceedings - February 16, 2017


OTTAWA, Thursday, February 16, 2017
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 10:30 a.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black, Campbell, Day, Enverga, Greene, MacDonald, Massicotte, Moncion, Plett, Ringuette, Smith, Tkachuk, Wallin and Wetston (14).

In attendance: Michaël Lambert-Racine and Brett Capstick, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Monday, November 28, 2016, the committee continued its examination of Bill S-224, An Act respecting payments made under construction contracts. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 12.)

The chair made a statement.

After debate, the Honourable Senator Tkachuk moved:

That the committee proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-224.

After debate, the question being put on the motion, it was negatived by a show of hands.

After debate, the Honourable Senator Tkachuk moved:

That the committee schedule the clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-224 for Wednesday, March 1 during its usual timeslot.

After debate, the question being put on the motion, it was negatived on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Enverga, MacDonald, Plett, Ringuette, Smith, Tkachuk — 6

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Black, Campbell, Day, Greene, Massicotte, Moncion, Wallin, Wetston — 8

At 11:21 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 11:22 a.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft agenda (future business).

After debate, it was agreed that the committee schedule the clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-224 for Wednesday, March 8th during its usual timeslot.

At 11:23 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Lynn Gordon

Clerk of the Committee