Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred†

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (A Stronger Land Account) Bill 2014
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 26 June 2014; reporting date varied 17 July 2014; reporting date: 29 October 2014)

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 17 June 2014; reporting date: 26 August 2014)

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bill in the House of Representatives, 19 June 2014; bill introduced 19 June 2014; reporting date: 4 September 2014)

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014 [Provisions]

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 19 June 2014; reporting date: 26 August 2014)

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 27 March 2014; interim report received 27 May and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 27 August 2014)

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2014
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 20 March 2014; reporting date varied 17 June and 15 July 2014; reporting date: 4 December 2014)

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Psychoactive Substances and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 17 July 2014; reporting date: 2 September 2014)

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 2014; interim report received 28 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 4 December 2014)

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 2014; interim report received 28 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 4 December 2014)

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 26 June 2014; reporting date: 28 August 2014)

Migration Amendment (Protecting Babies Born in Australia) Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 19 June 2014; reporting date: 28 October 2014)

Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 26 June 2014; reporting date: 22 September 2014)

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bill in the House of Representatives, 27 March 2014; bill  introduced 27 March 2014; interim report received 27 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 21 August 2014)

National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 19 June 2014; reporting date: 26 August 2014)

Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill 2014
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 17 June 2014; reporting date: 4 September 2014)

Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bill, 15 May 2014; bill introduced 15 May 2014; reporting date: 3 September 2014)

Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 12 December 2013; reporting date varied 17 June and 15 July 2014; reporting date: 4 December 2014)

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 17 June 2014; reporting date: 26 August 2014)

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 19 June 2014; reporting date: 4 September 2014)

Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014
Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 6 March 2014; reporting date varied on 16 July 2014; reporting date: 27 August 2014)


‡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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