Bills laid aside or negatived, their history and status as possibly meeting the requirements of section 57 of the Constitution [44th Parliament - 1st and 2nd sessions]

44th Parliament ~ First session: 12 November 2013 - 15 April 2016 | Second session: 18 April 2016 - 9 May 2016

STATUS

ORIGINAL BILL TITLE AND OUTCOME

SUBSEQUENT BILL(S) AND OUTCOME

potential trigger

Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014

HR bill – amended (19 Govt; 17 Opp; 3 AG) and passed by the Senate on 17 July 2014; HR agreed to 19 (Govt) amendments and disagreed to 20 (17 Opp; 3 AG) amendments on 17 July 2014; Senate insisted on amendments on 18 July 2014; HR reported message on 26August 2014; lapsed at prorogation on 15 April 2016

 

potential trigger

Asset Recycling Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014

HR bill – amended (2 AG) and passed by the Senate on 17July 2014; HR disagreed to amendments on 17 July 2014; Senate insisted on amendments on 18 July 2014; HR reported message on 26 August 2014; lapsed at prorogation on 15 April 2016

 

potential trigger

Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 25November 2014

 

trigger

Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 17 August 2015

Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 2 February 2016 and passed on 4 February 2016; introduced by the Senate on 4 February 2016; lapsed due to prorogation on 17 April 2016; in response to request from the HR, the Senate resumed consideration on 18 April 2016; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 18 April 2016

One of three bills listed in the proclamation dissolving both Houses of Parliament on 9 May 2016 as having met the requirements of section 57 of the Constitution

trigger

Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 17August 2015

Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 2February 2016 and passed on 4 February 2016; introduced by the Senate on 4 February 2016; lapsed due to prorogation on 17 April 2016; in response to request from the HR, the Senate resumed consideration on 18 April 2016; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 18 April 2016

One of three bills listed in the proclamation dissolving both Houses of Parliament on 9 May 2016 as having met the requirements of section 57 of the Constitution

no longer a potential trigger

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014

HR bill – amended (11 Govt; 3 PUP) and requests (3 Govt) made by the Senate, and negatived in committee of the whole on 24November 2014; recommitted (as previously amended) on 17 March 2015; further amended (28 Govt) on 15 June 2015; HR made requested amendments on 16 June 2015; passed by the Senate on 16 June 2015; HR agreed to amendments on 17 June 2015

 

no longer a potential trigger

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

HR bill – negatived in committee of the whole on 24November 2014; recommitted on 17 March 2015 and passed by the Senate on 15 June 2015

 

trigger

 

Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 10December 2013

Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 20 March 2014 and passed on 27 March 2014; introduced by the Senate on 27 March 2014; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 18 June 2014

Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2013 and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2], some changed commencement provisions, and new Division9 – introduced by the HR on 23 June 2014; lapsed at prorogation on 15 April 2016

no longer a trigger

Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 9July 2014

Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 1) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained provisions identical to the Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013 and Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013 [No. 2] and new short title – introduced by the HR on 16July 2014 and passed on 15 June 2015; introduced by the Senate on 16 June 2015 and passed on 17 June 2015

no longer a trigger

Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; amended (2 AG) and negatived in committee of the whole on 10 July 2014

Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

potential trigger

Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 3 March 2014

Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; lapsed due to prorogation on 17 April 2016

potential trigger

Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 24 June 2015

 

no longer a trigger

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

no longer a trigger

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

potential trigger

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013 (see also bills below)

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 14 May 2014

 

trigger

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013 and updated year of citation – introduced by the HR on 19 June 2014; amended (9 Govt: identical to amendments circulated in the Senate by the government to the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013) and passed by the HR on 15 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 17 July 2014; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 2March 2015

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to bill passed by the HR on 15 July 2014 – introduced on 19 March 2015 and passed on 25 June 2015; introduced by the Senate on 25 June 2015; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 17 August 2015

One of three bills listed in the proclamation dissolving both Houses of Parliament on 9 May 2016 as having met the requirements of section 57 of the Constitution

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014 [No. 3]

HR bill – identical to Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014 [No. 2] – introduced on 18 April 2016

no longer a potential trigger

Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 (see also bill below)

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 2December 2014

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some identical provisions and provisions with similar effect as the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 – introduced by the HR on 22 October 2015 and passed on 23 November 2015; introduced and passed by the Senate on 24 November 2015

no longer a potential trigger

Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014

HR bill – incorporated amendments circulated in the Senate by the government to the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014, changed citation and changes consequential on the new citation, and some minor drafting amendments – introduced by the HR on 3December 2014 and passed on 25 February 2015; introduced by the Senate on 2 March 2015; negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 17 March 2015

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some identical provisions and provisions with similar effect as the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 – introduced by the HR on 22October 2015 and passed on 23 November 2015; introduced and passed by the Senate on 24 November 2015

Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 2) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some provisions with similar effect as the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 – introduced by the HR on 26 November 2015; amended (23Govt) and passed by the HR on 1 December 2015; introduced by the Senate on 2 December 2015 and passed on 3 December 2015

no longer a trigger

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 25March 2014

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; amended (2 Opp; 2 PUP) and passed by the Senate on 17 July 2014; HR disagreed to amendments on 18July 2014; Senate insisted on amendments on 18 July 2014; HR laid bill aside on 1 September 2014

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013 and the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes to take account of delayed commencement – introduced and passed by the HR on 1 September 2014; introduced by the Senate on 1 September 2014; amended (13 Govt) and passed by the Senate on 2 September 2014; HR agreed to amendments on 2 September 2014

potential trigger

Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014

HR bill – amended (1 Opp; 6 AG) and passed by the Senate on 2 December 2014; HR disagreed to amendments on 25March 2015; Senate insisted on 6 (AG) amendments, did not insist on 1 (Opp) amendment and agreed to 1 (Opp) amendment in its place on 19 August 2015; HR reported message on 19 August 2015; lapsed at prorogation on 15April 2016

Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2015) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some provisions identical to the Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014 – introduced by the HR on 12 November 2015 and passed on 2 December 2015; introduced by the Senate on 2 February 2016; lapsed due to prorogation on 17 April 2016

no longer a trigger

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17July 2014

no longer a trigger

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 and the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

no longer a trigger

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23 June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

potential trigger

Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 26November 2015

 

potential trigger

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 3September 2014

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Further Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some provisions with similar effect as the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014 – introduced by the HR on 10 September 2015 and passed on 14 October 2015; introduced by the Senate on 14 October 2015; lapsed due to prorogation on 17 April 2016

potential trigger

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015

HR bill – negatived at 2nd reading by the Senate on 9September 2015

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some provisions identical to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015 – introduced by the HR on 16September 2015; lapsed at prorogation on 15 April 2016

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015

HR bill – contained some provisions identical to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015 – introduced by the HR on 2December 2015 and passed on 8 February 2016; introduced by the Senate on 22 February 2016; lapsed due to prorogation on 17 April 2016

no longer a trigger

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15 July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

no longer a trigger

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

HR bill – negatived at 3rd reading by the Senate on 20March 2014

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

HR bill – identical to original bill – introduced on 23June 2014 and passed on 26 June 2014; introduced by the Senate on 7 July 2014; negatived in committee of the whole on 10July 2014

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

HR bill – contained all provisions in the True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and the True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], updated year of citation and changes consequential on the new citation – introduced and passed by the HR on 14 July 2014; introduced by the Senate on 15July 2014 and passed on 17 July 2014

KEY

AG        Australian Greens
Govt      Government
HR         House of Representatives
Opp       Opposition
PUP       Palmer United Party

The highlighted bills currently meet the requirements of section 57 of the Constitution.