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The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 25 and 26 of Part 4 of Bill C-69, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 16, 2024

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Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Thursday, May 9, 2024:

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson:

That, notwithstanding any provision of the Rules, previous order or usual practice:

1. in accordance with rule 10-11(1), the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to examine the subject matter of all of Bill C-69, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 16, 2024, introduced in the      House of Commons on May 2, 2024, in advance of the said bill coming before the Senate;

2. in addition, the following committees be separately authorized to examine the subject matter of the following elements contained in Bill C-69:

(a) the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy: those elements contained in Divisions 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 33, 41 and 42 of Part 4, and in Subdivision A of Division 34 of Part 4;

(b) the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources: those elements contained in Division 28 of Part 4;

(c) the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade: those elements contained in Divisions 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Part 4;

(d) the Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples: those elements contained in Divisions 25 and 26 of Part 4;

(e) the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: those elements contained in Divisions 29, 30, 35, 36, 43 and 44 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions B and C of Division 34 of Part 4;

(f) the Standing Senate Committee on National Security, Defence and Veterans Affairs: those elements contained in Division 39 of Part 4;

(g) the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages: those elements contained in Division 24 of Part 4;

(h) the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology: those elements contained in Divisions 3, 4, 5, 14, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32 and 38 of Part 4; and

(i) the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: those elements contained in Divisions 27 and 37 of Part 4;

3. each of the committees listed in point 2 that are authorized to examine the subject matter of particular elements of Bill C-69:

(a) submit its final report to the Senate no later than June 10, 2024; and

(b) be authorized to deposit its report with the Clerk of the Senate if the Senate is not then sitting;

4.  as the reports from the various committees authorized to examine the subject matter of particular elements of Bill C-69 are tabled in the Senate, they be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting, provided that if a report is deposited       with the Clerk, it be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting following the one on which the depositing is recorded in the Journals of the Senate;

5.  the aforementioned committees be authorized to meet for the purposes of their studies of the subject matter of all or particular elements of Bill C-69, even though the Senate may then be sitting or adjourned, with the application of rules 12-18(1) and 12-18(2)       being suspended in relation thereto; and

6.  the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to take any reports tabled under point 3 into consideration during its study of the subject matter of all of Bill C-69, submit its final report to the Senate no later than June 17, 2024, and be               authorized to deposit its report with the Clerk if the Senate is not then sitting.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted, on division.

Shaila Anwar

Clerk of the Senate

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