|Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Beauce-Sud|
December 6, 2008 – September 22, 2015
|Preceded by||Claude Morin|
|Succeeded by||Paul Busque|
December 2, 1985 – September 12, 1994
|Preceded by||Hermann Mathieu|
|Succeeded by||Paul-Eugène Quirion|
|Born||April 16, 1950|
|Political party||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Cabinet||Minister of Public Safety|
Dutil served in the Saint-Georges City Council as a city councillor from 1975 to 1979 and as mayor from 1979 to 1985. He was a prefect for the Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality from 1982 to 1985.
Member of the provincial legislature
He ran as a Liberal candidate in the provincial district of Beauce-Sud in the 1985 election and won. He was appointed to Premier Robert Bourassa's cabinet in 1985 and was in charge of different portfolios, including communications and supply and services. He was re-elected in the 1989 election, but did not run for re-election in the 1994 election.
In 2008, Dutil founded the Union du centre political party; however, later that year he was elected as the Liberal candidate in the 2008 election in his old district of Beauce-Sud, and the Union du centre party later dissolved without ever running candidates for office.
Dutil became revenue minister on December 18, 2008, replacing Jean-Marc Fournier who did not seek a re-election. Following a 2010 cabinet shuffle, Dutil was named minister of public safety, replacing Jacques Dupuis.
He announced his resignation from the legislature in September 2015.
Since 2002, Dutil has been vice-president of Structal-ponts, a division of Canam Manac Group. He was also in the 1970s and 1980s co-owner of several businesses mostly in the Saint-Georges area. He was also president or vice-president for several other small businesses from 1996 to 2008.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
| Minister of Revenue
Jacques P. Dupuis
| Minister of Public Security
|National Assembly of Quebec|
Hermann Mathieu (Liberal)
| MNA, District of Beauce-Sud (1st time)
Paul-Eugène Quirion (Liberal)
| MNA, District of Beauce-Sud (2nd time)
|Party political offices|
Party founded in 2008
| Leader of L’Union du Centre