Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred†

Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 26 March 2015; interim report received 8 May 2015 and tabled 11 May 2015; reporting date varied 12 May 2015; final reporting date: 29 May 2015)

Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bill in the House of Representatives 26 March 2015; bill introduced 26 March 2015; reporting date varied 12 May 2015; reporting date: 29 May 2015)

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

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 26 March 2015; reporting date varied 12 May 2015; reporting date: 15 June 2015)

Criminal Code Amendment (Animal Protection) Bill 2015
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 12 February 2015; reporting date varied 12 May 2015; reporting date: 29 May 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 2015; interim report received 28 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 24 June 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 2015; interim report received 28 May 2014 and tabled 16 June 2014; final reporting date: 24 June 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)

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (Improved Oversight and Resourcing) Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 4 December 2014; reporting date varied 3 March 2015; reporting date: 17 June 2015)

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

Landholders' Rights to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 5 March 2015; reporting date: 7 August 2015)

Law Enforcement Legislation Amendment (Powers) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 14 May 2015; reporting date: 18 June 2015)

Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 5 March 2015; reporting date varied 12 May 2015; reporting date: 5 June 2015)

Migration Amendment (Strengthening Biometrics Integrity) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bill in the House of Representatives 5 March 2015; bill introduced 5 March 2015; reporting date varied 12 May 2015; reporting date: 5 June 2015)

Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2015) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 19 March 2015; reporting date: 15 June 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 2015 and 12 May 2015; reporting date: 15 June 2015)

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Improving the Comcare Scheme) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 26 March 2015; reporting date: 16 June 2015)

Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 26 March 2015; reporting date: 15 June 2015)

Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Employee Share Schemes) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 14 May 2015; reporting date: 16 June 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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