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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Issue 11 - Seventh Report of the Committee


Thursday, November 23, 2006

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has the honour to present its

SEVENTH REPORT

Your Committee was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, June 22, 2006 to examine and report on the issue of funding for the treatment of autism, respectfully requests that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel, technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary for the purpose of such study.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that Committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

ART EGGLETON

Chair


STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON
SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SPECIAL STUDY ON FUNDING FOR
THE TREATMENT FOR AUTISM

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2007

Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Thursday, June 22, 2006:

The Honourable Senator Moore moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Banks:

That the Inquiry on the issue of funding for the treatment of autism be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology for study and report; and

That the committee submit its final report no later than November 30, 2006.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Paul C. Bélisle

Clerk of the Senate


SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES

Professional and Other Services $ 4,500
Transportation and Communications 0
All Other Expenditures 7,500
TOTAL $ 12,000

The above budget was approved by the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on Thursday, November 2, 2006.

The undersigned or an alternate will be in attendance on the date that this budget is considered.

Date The Honourable Art Eggleton
Chair, Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Date The Honourable George J. Furey
Chair, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON
SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SPECIAL STUDY ON FUNDING FOR THE TREATMENT FOR AUTISM

EXPLANATION OF BUDGET ITEMS
APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2007

PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER SERVICES

1. Working Meals (0415)
15 meals x 300 — for meetings in Ottawa $ 4,500
Sub-total — Professional and Other Services $ 4,500

TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

Sub-total — Transportation and Communications $ 0

ALL OTHER EXPENDITURES

1. Miscellaneous (0799) $ 2,500
2. Courrier Services (0213) (mailing of reports) 5,000
Sub-total — All Other Expenditures $ 7,500
TOTAL $ 12,000

The Senate administration has reviewed this budget application.

Heather Lank, Principal Clerk, Committees Directorate Date
Hélène Lavoie, Director of Finance Date

APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, November 23, 2006

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology for the proposed expenditures of the said Committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007 for the purpose of its Special Study on funding for the treatment for autism, as authorized by the Senate on Thursday, June 22, 2006. The said budget is as follows:

Professional and Other Services    $ 4,500
Transportation and Communications    0
Other Expenditures    7,500
Total    $ 12,000

Respectfully submitted,

GEORGE J. FUREY

Chairman