An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (accountability of offenders)

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.

This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Guy Lauzon  Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

In committee (Senate), as of Feb. 5, 2014
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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

This enactment amends the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to provide that any monetary amount awarded to an offender pursuant to a legal action or proceeding against Her Majesty in right of Canada be paid to victims and other designated beneficiaries.

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.

Votes

Oct. 31, 2012 Passed That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
Sept. 26, 2012 Passed That Bill C-350, in Clause 2, be amended by replacing line 6 on page 2 with the following: “result of an order for maintenance, alimony or family financial support”
March 28, 2012 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on April 26, 2012

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 1, 2012

  • Ross Toller, Deputy Commissioner, Transformation and Renewal Team, Correctional Service of Canada
  • Alexandra Budgell, Counsel, Department of Justice
  • Susan O'Sullivan, Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 3, 2012

  • Irvin Waller, President, International Organization for Victim Assistance
  • Kim Pate, Executive Director, Elizabeth Fry Society of Canada
  • Stephen Fineberg, Vice-President, Canadian Prison Law Association

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 8, 2012

  • Howard Sapers, Correctional Investigator, Office of the Correctional Investigator
  • Marie-France Kingsley, Director of Investigations, Office of the Correctional Investigator
  • Catherine Kane, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Department of Justice
  • Elissa Lieff, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Family, Children and Youth Section, Department of Justice

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 10, 2012

  • Steve Sullivan, Former Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, As an Individual
  • Michael Anderson, Director, Natural Resources Secretariat, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc.