STANDING COMMITTEE ON
JUSTICE POLICY

COMITÉ PERMANENT
DE LA JUSTICE

Wednesday 12 December 2007 Mercredi 12 décembre 2007

ELECTION OF CHAIR

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR

APPOINTMENT OF SUBCOMMITTEE


 

   

The committee met at 1006 in room 228.

ELECTION OF CHAIR

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Susan Sourial): Honourable members, it's my duty to call upon you to elect a Chair. Are there any nominations?

Mr. Khalil Ramal: I want to nominateâ€"

Mr. David Zimmer: Are you doing the Chair first and then the subcommittee?

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Susan Sourial): I'm doing the Chair and the Vice-Chair, and then we'll get to the subcommittee.

Mr. David Zimmer: Okay. It's my pleasure to nominate Lorenzo Berardinetti as Chair and Jeff Leal as Vice-Chair of the committee.

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Susan Sourial): We're just doing oneâ€"

Mr. David Zimmer: One at a time? Okay. It's my pleasure to nominate Lorenzo Berardinetti as Chair.

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Susan Sourial): Mr. Berardinetti, do you accept?

Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti: Yes.

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Susan Sourial): Are there any further nominations? Seeing none, I declare nominations closed and Mr. Berardinetti elected Chair.

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): Honourable members, may I have names for the election of Vice-Chair?

Mr. David Zimmer: It's my pleasure to nominate Jeff Leal to be Vice-Chair of this committee.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): Any other nominations? Seeing none, nominations are closed and Mr. Leal is elected as Vice-Chair. Congratulations.

Mr. Jeff Leal: I accept it, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much.

Mr. Peter Kormos: Is that your first acclamation, Jeff?

Mr. Jeff Leal: Second.

Mr. Peter Kormos: You were a Vice-Chair before?

Mr. Jeff Leal: I was acclaimed in 1991 as a city councillor.

APPOINTMENT OF SUBCOMMITTEE

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): May I ask that somebody move the subcommittee membership?

Mr. Khalil Ramal: I nominate Mr. Zimmer to be on the subcommittee.

Mr. Peter Kormos: They've got the script there for you.

Mr. Khalil Ramal: I know.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): Only Mr. Zimmer? A committee of one?

Mr. Khalil Ramal: I move that a subcommittee on committee business be appointed to meet from time to time at the call of the Chair, or on the request of any member thereof, to consider and report to the committee on the business of the committee;

That the subcommittee be composed of the following members: the Chair as chairâ€"yourself, Mr. Chair.

Mr. Peter Kormos: He knew that.

Mr. Khalil Ramal: Okay, Mr. Lorenzoâ€"

Mr. Peter Kormos: He knew that too.

Mr. Khalil Ramal: â€"and Mr. Jeff Leal, and also I recommend to put on the committee nowâ€"

Mr. Peter Kormos: What's Leal got to do with it?

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): No, I thinkâ€"

Mr. Khalil Ramal: â€"that the presence of all members of the subcommitteeâ€"

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): So you're moving Mr. Zimmerâ€"

Mr. Khalil Ramal: Mr. Zimmer and a member from each partyâ€"Mr. Peter Kormos, and I don't know the rest who are going to be there.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): So you're moving Mr. Yakabuskiâ€"

Mr. Khalil Ramal: Okay, John Yakabuski.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): You're moving Mr. Yakabuski, Mr. Kormos, Mr. Zimmer and myself to be members of the subcommittee.

Mr. Khalil Ramal: Correct.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): Thank you.

Mr. Jeff Leal: Now that is a holy trinity if everâ€"

Mr. Khalil Ramal: There are not names there, no names there.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): Any debate? Okay, so on the motion then, as is, all those in favour? Opposed? Carried.

Any other business? None? Motion to adjourn?

Mr. Jeff Leal: I'll move adjournment.

Interjection.

The Chair (Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti): Don't need a motion to adjourn? We are adjourned. Thank you very much and we'll see you soon.

The committee adjourned at 1009.

CONTENTS

Wednesday 12 December 2007

Election of Chair JP-1

Election of Vice-Chair JP-1

Appointment of subcommittee JP-1

STANDING COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE POLICY

Chair / Président

Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti (Scarborough Southwest / Scarborough-Sud-Ouest L)

Vice-Chair / Vice-Président

Mr. Jeff Leal (Peterborough L)

Mr. Lorenzo Berardinetti (Scarborough Southwest / Scarborough-Sud-Ouest L)

Mrs. Christine Elliott (Whitbyâ€"Oshawa PC)

Mr. Peter Kormos (Welland ND)

Mr. Jeff Leal (Peterborough L)

Mr. Reza Moridi (Richmond Hill L)

Mr. Yasir Naqvi (Ottawa Centre / Ottawa-Centre L)

Mr. Lou Rinaldi (Northumberlandâ€"Quinte West L)

Mr. John Yakabuski (Renfrewâ€"Nipissingâ€"Pembroke PC)

Mr. David Zimmer (Willowdale L)

Substitutions / Membres remplaçants

Mr. Khalil Ramal (Londonâ€"Fanshawe L)

Clerk / Greffière

Ms. Susan Sourial

Staff / Personnel

Ms. Margaret Drent, research officer,

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