The committee begins its pre-study of the budget implementation bill (C-43). Six other Senate committees have been separately authorized to examine the subject-matter of particular elements. The finance committee is responsible for studying the entire bill. Senior Finance officials Alexandra MacLean, Miodrag Jovanovic, Trevor McGowan, and Pierre Mercille provide details on provisions. (November 4, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-43 received royal assent on December 16.