Bills discharged, laid aside or negatived 1991 - 2000

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1991

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Acts Interpretation (Ministerial Undertakings) Amendment Bill 1989 [1990] (PS) 17 April 1991
Data-matching (Assistance and Tax) Bill 1990 (S) 13 February 1991
Governments and Government Instrumentalities (Application of Laws) Bill 1990 13 February 1991
Koongarra Project Area Repeal Bill 1988 [1990] (PS) 21 June 1991
National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Determinations) Amendment Bill 1989 [1990] (PS) 21 June 1991
National Identification System (Reference to the People) Bill 1987 [1990] (PS) 21 June 1991
Ozone Depleting Substances Regulation Bill 1988 (No. 2) [1990] (PS) 21 June 1991
Petroleum Retail Marketing Sites Amendment (Divorcement of Ownership) Bill 1987 [1990] (PS) 21 June 1991
Primary Industries (Industry Councils) Bill 1991 18 June 1991
Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1989 [1990] (PS) 21 June 1991

Bill negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Customs (Rainforest Timber) Amendment Bill 1990 (PS) 22 August 1991 Bill was debated during time allotted for general business and negatived (division) at second reading

Bills removed from the House of Representatives Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Australian Bureau of Statistics (Parliamentary Supervision of Proposals) Amendment Bill 1990 (PS)*
End of War List Bill 1990 (PS)*
Income Tax Assessment (Substantiation Requirements) Amendment Bill 1990 (PS)*

1992

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

National Measurement (Standard Time) Amendment Bill 1991 (PM) 4 March 1992
Threatened Species Bill 1991 (PS) 7 October 1992
Trade Practices Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1991 (S) 27 May 1992

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Forest Conservation and Development Bill 1991 5 May 1992 Bill was declared urgent (4 May 1992). Senate negatived the question that the bill, as amended, be agreed to (division).
Threatened Species Bill 1992 (PS) 15 October 1991 Bill was debated during time allotted for general business and negatived at second reading (division).

Bills removed from the House of Representatives Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Flags Amendment Bill 1990 (PS)*
Income Tax Assessment (Valueless Shares) Amendment Bill 1991 (PS)*

Bill laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

National Crime Authority Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1992 16 December 1992 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.

1993

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Diesel Fuel (Customs Duty Rebate) Administration Charge Bill 1993

Diesel Fuel (Excise Duty Rebate) Administration Charge Bill 1993

16 December 1993 Bills were negatived at third reading (division).

Bill removed from the House of Representatives Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Social Security Amendment (Listed Securities) Bill 1993 (PS)*

1994

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1994 9 November 1994 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).

Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence User Charge) Bill 1993

Offshore Minerals (Retention Licence User Charge) Bill 1993

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (User Charge) Bill 1994

1 June 1994 Bills were taken together with the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Legislation Amendment Bill 1994 and the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Fees Bill 1994. Question for the second reading was divided and the three bills were negatived.

Bills removed from the House of Representatives Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Audit (Auditor-General an Officer of the Parliament) Amendment Bill 1993 (PS)*
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) (Exemption of Council Allowances) Amendment Bill 1993 (PS)*

Bills laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Student Assistance Amendment Bill 1994 27 June 1994 House of Representatives did not make Senate requests for amendments (division) and the bill was laid aside.
Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1993 24 February 1994 House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to the amendment insisted on by the Senate (division) and the bill was laid aside.
Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1993 24 February 1994 House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to a Senate amendment (division) and the bill was laid aside.

1995

Bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Parliamentary Approval of Treaties Bill 1994 (PS) 1 June 1995
Public Service (Parliamentary Departments) Amendment Bill 1993 (PM) 15 November 1995

Bill negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Administration Fee Bill 1994 28 September 1995 Bill was taken together with the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Bill 1994, the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Bill 1994 and the Health and Other Services (Compensation) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1994. The question for the second reading was divided and the bill was negatived.

Bill removed from the House of Representatives Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) (Two Wheel Drive Vehicles with Jeep, Platform, Pick-Up or Utility Body Type) Amendment Bill 1994 (PS)*

Bill laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

ATSIC Amendment (Indigenous Land Corporation and Land Fund) Bill 1994 2 March 1995 House of Representatives agreed to certain Senate amendments (division), disagreed to the remainder (division) and laid the bill aside (division).

1996

Bill discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 1996 7 May 1996

Bill discharged from the House of Representatives Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 1996 28 June 1996

Bill laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Development Allowance Authority Amendment Bill 1996 (S) 28 June 1996 Senate insisted on disagreeing to amendments moved by the House of Representatives, and the House laid the bill aside.

1997

Bill discharged from Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Immigration (Education) Charge Amendment Bill 1996 3 March 1997

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Hindmarsh Island Bridge Bill 1996 10 February 1997 Bill was negatived at third reading (division). (Recommitted 25 March 1997, passed 26 March 1997)

Productivity Commission Bill 1996

Productivity Commission (Repeals, Transitional and Consequential Amendments) Bill 1996

3 September 1997 Bills were negatived at third reading (division). (Recommitted 30 October 1997, passed 30 March 1998)

Retirement Savings Accounts Bill 1997

Retirement Savings Accounts (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1997

Retirement Savings Accounts Supervisory Levy Bill 1996

25 March 1997 Bills were negatived at third reading (division). (Recommitted and passed 12 May 1997)
Workplace Relations Amendment Bill 1997 21 October 1997 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).

Bills laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Charter of Budget Honesty Bill 1996 19 November 1997 House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by the Senate (division) and laid the bill aside.
Legislative Instruments Bill 1996 5 December 1997 House of Representatives agreed to some and disagreed to other Senate amendments and made further Government amendments. Senate insisted on its amendments, agreed to some and disagreed to other further amendments. House of Representatives insisted on disagreeing to Senate amendments, insisted on its further amendments and laid the bill aside.
Native Title Amendment Bill 1997 6 December 1997 House of Representatives disagreed to certain Senate amendments (division), agreed to others, and laid the bill aside.
Parliamentary Service Bill 1997 5 December 1997 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.
Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Bill 1997 5 December 1997 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.
Public Service Bill 1997 5 December 1997 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.

1998

Bills discharged from Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Privacy Amendment Bill 1997 (PS) 27 May 1998
Reform of Employment Services Bill 1996 [1998] (S) 2 March 1998
Reform of Employment Services (Consequential Provisions) Bill 1996 [1998] (S) 2 March 1998
Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (1996-97 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 1997 2 March 1998

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 1998 11 July 1998 Bill was negatived on the question that the bill, as amended, be agreed to (division—ayes and noes were equal so the question was negatived).
Workplace Relations Amendment Bill 1997 [No. 2] 25 March 1998 Bill was negatived at second reading.

Bills laid aside by the House of Representatives

Bill

Date

Comment

Native Title Amendment Bill 1997 [No. 2] House of Representatives disagreed to certain Senate amendments (division) and agreed to others. The bill was laid aside on 9 April 1998. The resolution to lay the bill aside was rescinded on 3 July 1998. House of Representatives reconsidered the Senate amendments and amended its earlier resolutions. The Senate did not insist on its amendment disagreed to by the House of Representatives, and the bill received Royal Assent on 27 July 1998.
Parliamentary Service Bill 1997 [No. 2] 6 April 1998 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.
Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Bill 1997 [No. 2] 6 April 1998 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.
Public Service Bill 1997 [No. 2] 6 April 1998 House of Representatives disagreed to Senate amendments and laid the bill aside.

1999

Bills discharged from Senate Notice Paper

Bill

Date

Comment

Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill 1999 (S) 8 December 1999
Restitution of Property to King Island Dairy Products Pty Ltd Bill 1996 [1998] (PS) 25 March 1999

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Social Security Amendment (Disposal of Assets) Bill 1999 25 November 1999 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).
Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) Bill 1998 8 March 1999 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).

2000

Bills negatived by the Senate

Bill

Date

Comment

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999 8 March 2000 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).
Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Amendment Bill 1999 [2000] (S) 16 February 2000 Bill was negatived at second reading.
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Charges Bill 1998 9 March 2000 Bill was taken together with the Classification (Publications, ilms and Computer Games) Amendment Bill 1998. The question for the second reading was divided and the bill was negatived.
Interactive Gambling (Moratorium) Bill 2000 (S) 9 October 2000 Bill was negatived at third reading (division—ayes and noes were equal so the question was negatived) (recommitted and passed 6 December 2000)
Migration (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Bill 2000 11 October 2000 Bill was read a third time on 10 October 2000. Question for the third reading was put again, by leave, and negatived.
Norfolk Island Amendment Bill 1999 [2000] (S) 9 March 2000 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).
Workplace Relations Amendment (Unfair Dismissals) Bill 1998 14 August 2000 Bill was negatived at second reading (division).

PS = private senator's bill
S = government bill initiated in the Senate
PM = private member's bill

* Any private member's business not called on or any private member's business the consideration of which has been interrupted pursuant to standing order 104A and not re-accorded priority by the Selection Committee, on any of the next eight sitting Mondays, shall be removed from the Notice Paper by the Clerk. (House of Representatives Standing Order 104B)


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