Eliminating Entitlements for Prisoners Act

An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in March 2011.

Sponsor

Diane Finley  Conservative

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Old Age Security Act to preclude incarcerated persons from receiving benefits under this Act while maintaining entitlement to benefits for, and avoiding a reduction in the amounts payable to, their spouse or common-law partner under this Act.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Jacques Paquette, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Income Security and Social Development Branch, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development
  • Dominique La Salle, Director General, Seniors and Pensions Policy Secretariat, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Kevin Gaudet, Federal Director, Canadian Taxpayers Federation
  • Sharon Rosenfeldt, President, Victims of Violence
  • Ruth Gagnon, Member of the Board of Directors, Director General of the Elisabeth Fry Society of Quebec, Association des services de rĂ©habilitation sociale du QuĂ©bec Inc.
  • Clerk of the Committee, Mr. Georges Etoka

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Don Head, Commissioner, Correctional Service Canada

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Jacques Paquette, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Income Security and Social Development Branch, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development
  • Mark McCombs, Senior General Counsel and Head, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Legal Services, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development
  • Dominique La Salle, Director General, Seniors and Pensions Policy Secretariat, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Rose-Gabrielle Birba, Senior Counsel, Legal Services, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development
  • Dominique La Salle, Director General, Seniors and Pensions Policy Secretariat, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development