An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (high-profile offenders)

Sponsor

Todd Doherty  Conservative

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

Status

Introduced, as of Dec. 10, 2015

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Summary

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This enactment amends the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to require the Correctional Service of Canada, in certain circumstances, to disclose details of the statutory release of a high-profile offender by posting them on its website and to provide a written notice of the disclosure of the information to the victim. The enactment also provides for community consultation relating to the offender's release.

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Corrections and Conditional Release ActRoutine Proceedings

December 10th, 2015 / 10:05 a.m.
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Conservative

Todd Doherty Conservative Cariboo—Prince George, BC

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-209, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (high-profile offenders).

Mr. Speaker, I would like to introduce my private member's bill, seconded by the hon. member for Huron—Bruce. This private member's bill would amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to require Correctional Services Canada, in certain circumstances, to disclose details of the statutory release of a high-profile offender by posting them on its website and to provide written notice of the disclosure of the information to the victim. This enactment would also provide community consultation relating to the offender's release.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)