Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue No. 98 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 12, 2019


OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 6:51 p.m., in room W120, 1 Wellington Street, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Boehm, Busson, Deacon (Ontario), Duncan, Eaton, Forest, Marshall, Martin, Mockler, Moncion, Omidvar and Pratte (13).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Klyne (1).

In attendance: Alex Smith and Shaowei Pu, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; Stéphanie Pépin, Legislative Clerk, Senate of Canada.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Monday, June 10, 2019, the committee continued its consideration of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures.

The chair made a statement.

It was agreed that the committee proceed to clause-by-cause consideration of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures, on division.

It was agreed that the title stand postponed.

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

With leave and pursuant to rule 12-20(3), it was agreed that the committee group clauses according to the parts and divisions of the bill as described in the table of provisions of the bill.

It was agreed that Part 1, which contains clauses 2 to 69, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Part 2, which contains clauses 70 to 80, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Part 3, which contains clauses 81 to 86, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 1 of Part 4, which contains clauses 87 to 97, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 2 of Part 4, which contains clauses 98 to 126, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 3 of Part 4, which contains clauses 127 and 128, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 4 of Part 4, which contains clauses 129 to 132, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 5 of Part 4, which contains clauses 133 to 152, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 6 of Part 4, which contains clauses 153 to 155, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 7 of Part 4, which contains clause 156, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 8 of Part 4, which contains clauses 157 to 159, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 9 of Part 4, which contains clauses 160 to 221, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 10 of Part 4, which contains clauses 222 to 224, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 11 of Part 4, which contains clauses 225 to 269, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 12 of Part 4, which contains clauses 270 to 279, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 13 of Part 4, which contains clauses 280 to 289, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 14 of Part 4, which contains clause 290, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 15 of Part 4, which contains clauses 291 to 300, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 16 of Part 4, which contains clauses 301 to 310, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 17 of Part 4, which contains clause 311, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 18 of Part 4, which contains clause 312, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 19 of Part 4, which contains clauses 313 and 314, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 20 of Part 4, which contains clauses 315 to 317, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 21 of Part 4, which contains clauses 318 to 322, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 22 of Part 4, which contains clauses 323 to 327, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 23 of Part 4, which contains clauses 328 to 333, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 24 of Part 4, which contains clauses 334 and 335, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 25 of Part 4, which contains clauses 336 to 386, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Division 26 of Part 4, which contains clauses 387 and 388, carry, on division.

It was agreed that Schedule 1 carry, on division.

It was agreed that Schedule 2 carry, on division.

It was agreed that Schedule 3 carry, on division.

It was agreed that Schedule 4 carry, on division.

It was agreed that clause 1, which contains the short title, carry, on division.

It was agreed that the title carry, on division.

It was agreed that the bill carry, on division.

It was agreed that the committee proceed in camera to discuss observations to the report.

At 7:12 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 7:18 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft report.

It was agreed that senators' staff be permitted to remain in the room during the in camera portion of the meeting.

It was agreed that observations be appended to the committee's report on Bill C-97.

At 8:07 p.m., the Honourable Senator Busson replaced the Honourable Senator Pratte.

At 8:18 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Gaëtane Lemay

Clerk of the Committee