Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications
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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications

Issue No. 12 - Minutes of Proceedings - February 28, 2017


OTTAWA, Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met in camera this day at 9:30 a.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Dennis Dawson, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boisvenu, Cormier, Dawson, Doyle, Eggleton, P.C., Galvez, Greene, Griffin, MacDonald, Mercer and Saint-Germain (11).

In attendance: Jed Chong and Nicole Sweeney, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, the committee continued its examination of the regulatory and technical issues related to the deployment of connected and automated vehicles. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 1.)

It was agreed that senators' staff be permitted to remain in the room while the committee met in camera.

Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft agenda (future business).

It was agreed that the chair would seek an extension of the reporting deadline for the committee's study on the regulatory and technical issues related to the deployment of connected and automated vehicles from March 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

At 10:22 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Victor Senna

Clerk of the Committee

Barbara Reynolds

Clerk of the Committee