STANDING COMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND PRIVATE BILLS

COMITÉ PERMANENT DES RÈGLEMENTS ET DES PROJETS DE LOI D'INTÉRÊT PRIVÉ

Wednesday 12 December 2007 Mercredi 12 décembre 2007

ELECTION OF CHAIR

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR

APPOINTMENT OF SUBCOMMITTEE


 

   

The committee met at 1009 in committee room 1.

ELECTION OF CHAIR

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Sylwia Przezdziecki): Good morning, everyone. I'd like to welcome all the members to the standing committee on regulations and private bills.

It is my duty to call upon you to elect a Chair. Are there any nominations?

Mr. Bill Murdoch: I move that a sub -- oh no, this is the subcommittee, so we might want to vote for the Chair. You go ahead. I wanted to get out of here quickly.

Mr. Mike Colle: I would like to nominate the member from Beachesâ€"East York for the position of Chair of this committee.

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Sylwia Przezdziecki): Does the member accept the nomination?

Mr. Michael Prue: I do, with thanks to my nominator.

The Clerk of the Committee (Ms. Sylwia Przezdziecki): Are there any further nominations? There being no further nominations, I declare the nominations closed and Mr. Prue elected Chair of the committee.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): Thank you to everyone.

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): It is now my duty to call upon you to elect a Vice-Chair. Are there any nominations?

Mr. Mario Sergio: First of all, let me congratulate you on becoming the Chair in this very important decision that we've just made. Congratulations to you.

I would like to nominate Mr. Paul Miller as the Vice-Chair of this committee.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): Does the member accept the nomination?

Mr. Paul Miller: Yes, I do, and thanks to my nominator.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): Are there any further nominations? There being no further nominations, I declare the nominations closed and Mr. Miller elected Vice-Chair of the committee.

APPOINTMENT OF SUBCOMMITTEE

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): I believe Mr. Murdoch --

Mr. Bill Murdoch: [Inaudible.] That's a new question, isn't it? You never thought it would happen.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): I believe that you wish to -- well --

Mr. Bill Murdoch: Don't let me get you excited right off the bat, but congratulations on being Chair. I'll also inform you that at the next meeting I'm sure you'll have Pepsi or Coke here for us to drink.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): Yes.

Mr. Bill Murdoch: All right, that's fine.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): He's another aficionado.

Mr. Bill Murdoch: Anyway, I have a motion that a subcommittee on committee business be appointed to meet from time to time at the call of the Chair, or at the request of a member thereof, to consider and report to the committee on the business of the committee;

That the presence of all members of the subcommittee is necessary to constitute a meeting; and

That the subcommittee be composed of the following members: the Chair as Chair; Mr. Sergio; Mr. Martiniuk; and Mr. Miller (Hamilton Eastâ€"Stoney Creek); and that substitution be permitted on the subcommittee.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): You've heard the motion. Is there any discussion or comments? Seeing none, all those in favour of the motion? Carried.

Any other business?

Mr. Bill Murdoch: I move we adjourn.

The Chair (Mr. Michael Prue): We have a motion of adjournment. All those in favour? Opposed? That carries. Meeting adjourned.

The committee adjourned at 1012.

CONTENTS

Wednesday 12 December 2007

Election of Chair T-1

Election of Vice-Chair T-1

Appointment of subcommittee T-1

STANDING COMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND PRIVATE BILLS

Chair / Président

Mr. Michael Prue (Beachesâ€"East York ND)

Vice-Chair / Vice-Président

Mr. Paul Miller (Hamilton Eastâ€"Stoney Creek / Hamilton-Estâ€"Stoney Creek ND)

Mr. Bas Balkissoon (Scarboroughâ€"Rouge River L)

Mr. Mike Colle (Eglintonâ€"Lawrence L)

Mr. Kim Craitor (Niagara Falls L)

Mr. Gerry Martiniuk (Cambridge PC)

Mr. Paul Miller (Hamilton Eastâ€"Stoney Creek / Hamilton-Estâ€"Stoney Creek ND)

Mr. Bill Murdoch (Bruceâ€"Greyâ€"Owen Sound PC)

Mr. Michael Prue (Beachesâ€"East York ND)

Mr. Tony Ruprecht (Davenport L)

Mr. Mario Sergio (York West / York-Ouest L)

Substitutions / Membres remplaçants

Ms. Leeana Pendergast (Kitchenerâ€"Conestoga L)

Clerk / Greffière

Ms. Sylwia Przezdziecki

Staff / Personnel

Mr. Avrum Fenson, research officer,

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