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, 2 October and 27 November 2014 and 2 March 2015; reporting date: 25 March 2014)

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Local Content) Bill 2014
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 4 December 2014; reporting date: 25 March 2015)

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Amendment (Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee Abolition) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 12 February 2015; reporting date: 16 March 2015)

Biosecurity Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Biosecurity (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Quarantine Charges (Imposition-Customs) Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Quarantine Charges (Imposition-Excise) Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Quarantine Charges (Imposition-General) Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions]

Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred upon the introduction of the bills in the House of Representatives, 27 November 2014; bills introduced 27 November 2014; reporting date: 17 March 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: 13 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 Amendment (Bargaining Processes) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 4 December 2014; reporting date: 25 March 2015)

Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 12 February 2015; reporting date: 17 March 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)

Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 12 February 2015; reporting date: 21 April 2015)

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, 15 July and 2 December 2014; reporting date: 31 March 2015)

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation) Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions]

Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 10 February 2015; reporting date: 1 May 2015)

Tribunals Amalgamation Bill 2014
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 12 February 2015; reporting date: 16 March 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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