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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 42
Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 6:32 p.m. to 6:51 p.m.
In Camera
René Arseneault, Joint Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
Pursuant to the orders of reference from the House of Commons on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, and from Senate on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the committee resumed its study of the follow-up on recommendation 13 of the second report of the Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "MAiD and Mental Disorders: The Road Ahead".

It was agreed, — That the Co-Chairs, clerks and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109 of the House of Commons, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That the Co-Chairs present the report to the House and Senate.

It was agreed, — That the committee append to its report any dissenting or supplementary opinions submitted by members of the committee immediately after the signature of the Co-Chairs, provided that they do not exceed 10 pages or 5,000 words, that they be in Calibri 12-point font, left aligned, single-spaced, and that they be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the co-clerks of the committee, not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

At 6:51 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Angus Wilson,
Jean-François Lafleur
Clerks of the committee