Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred†

Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 8 September 2015)

Australian Radiation protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 17 August 2015)

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bill 2015
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2015
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2015; reporting date: 11 August 2015)

Corporations Amendment (Financial Advice) Bill 2014
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 5 March 2015; reporting date: 11 August 2015)

Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 12 December 2013; reporting date varied 4 March and 3 December 2014 and 12 February and 22 June 2015 ; interim report received 28 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 13 August 2015)

Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2013
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bill, 12 December 2013; bill introduced 12 December 2013; reporting date varied 12 February and 3 December 2014 and 12 February and 22 June 2015; interim report received 28 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 13 August 2015)

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014 [No. 2] [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 14 May 2015;  reporting date: 11 August 2015)

Fairer Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 15 September 2015)

Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 18 August 2015)

International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015
Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 12 May 2015; reporting date varied 15 June and 25 June 2015; reporting date: 17 September 2015)

Landholders' Rights to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 5 March 2015; reporting date varied 24 June 2015; reporting date: 31 August 2015)

Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 June 2015; reporting date: 10 August 2015)

Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 12 February 2015; reporting date varied 26 March, 12 May, 15 June, 18 June and 25 June 2015; reporting date: 10 August 2015)

Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 12 October 2015)

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 28 May 2015 pursuant to the order of the Senate of 13 May 2015; reporting date varied 15 June 2015; reporting date: 11 August 2015)

Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2015
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 15 September 2015)

Water Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 16 June 2015; reporting date: 8 September 2015)

‡Pursuant to adoption of report of Selection of Bills Committee

†Further information about the progress of these bills may be found in the Department of the Senate’s Bills List

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