Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred†

Airports Amendment Bill 2016 [Provisions]
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 8 February 2017; reporting date varied 28 March 2017; reporting date: first sitting day in March 2018) 

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 16 February 2017; reporting date varied 9 May 2017; reporting date: 9 August 2017) 

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 4 September 2017) 

Corporations Amendment (Modernisation of Members Registration) Bill 2017
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 11 September 2017) 

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions] 
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 11 May 2017; reporting date: 8 August 2017)

Environment and Infrastructure Legislation Amendment (Stop Adani) Bill 2017
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 13 September 2017)    

Fair Work Amendment (Pay Protection) Bill 2017
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 30 March 2017; reporting date varied 15 June 2017; reporting date: 4 September 2017)

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 15 June 2017; reporting date:4 August 2017)

Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (A More Sustainable, Responsive and Transparent Higher Education System) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 11 May 2017; reporting date: 9 August 2017)  

Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Industrial Chemicals (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Industrial Chemicals Charges (General) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Industrial Chemicals Charges (Excise) Bill 2017 [Provisions]

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 1 June 2017 pursuant to the order of the Senate of 10 May 2017; reporting date varied 13 June and 15 June 2017; reporting date: 8 August 2017) 

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Quality and Safeguards Commission and Other Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 15 June 2017; reporting date: 5 September 2017) 

Regional Investment Corporation Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 14 August 2017)   

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 7 September 2017)     

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Ending Carbon Tax Compensation) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 15 June 2017; reporting date: 9 August 2017) 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 7 September 2017)  

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017;  reporting date: 4 September 2017)  

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2017 [Provisions]

Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017; reporting date: 8 August 2017)        

Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 15 June 2017; reporting date: 8 August 2017) 

Vaporised Nicotine Products Bill 2017
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 22 June 2017; reporting date: 13 September 2017)   

‡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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