Bills, or provisions of bills, referred to committees 2011

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Number of bills referred to committees:

Referred in 2011:

123

Referred in 2010, report tabled 2011:

19
Referred in 2010, additional information tabled 2011:
1

 

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Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill 2011 LCA Referred 25/11/11
Report due 22/03/12
Air Navigation and Civil Aviation Amendment (Aircraft Crew) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) RAT Referred 18/08/11
Report due 29/02/12
Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 02/03/11
Presented 04/05/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011 EC Referred 25/03/11
Interim report presented 20/05/11
Report presented 27/05/11
Reports tabled 14/06/11
Australian Renewable Energy Agency Bill 2011 EC Referred 13/10/11
Tabled 07/11/11
Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011 EC Referred 13/10/11
Tabled 07/11/11
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Bill 2011 LCA Referred 12/05/11
Tabled 20/06/11
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy (Collection) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 12/05/11
Tabled 20/06/11
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 12/05/11
Tabled 20/06/11
Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010 FADT Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 03/03/11
Bankruptcy Amendment (Exceptional Circumstances Exit Package) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) Eco Referred 07/07/11
Tabled 21/09/11
Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Dividend and Other Measures) Bill 2011 EC Referred 03/03/11
Tabled 22/03/11
Correction presented 25/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 10/11/11
Report due 29/02/12
Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011 EC Referred 25/03/11
Interim report presented 20/05/11
Report presented 27/05/11
Reports tabled 14/06/11
Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 EC Referred 25/03/11
Interim report presented 20/05/11
Report presented 27/05/11
Reports tabled 14/06/11
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Amendment Bill 2011 LCA Referred 12/05/11
Presented 19/05/11
Tabled 14/06/11
Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Presented 02/12/10
Tabled 09/02/11
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Online Games) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 03/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Clean Energy Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Amendment) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Fixed Charge) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge—General) Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Climate Change Authority Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Combating the Financing of People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2011 LCA Referred 03/03/11
Tabled 21/03/11
Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010 (Senator Hanson-Young) LCA1 Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 12/05/11
Consumer Credit and Corporations Legislation Amendment (Enhancements) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 22/09/11
Presented 07/12/11
Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Fees) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) Eco Referred 07/07/11
Tabled 14/09/11
Constitutional Corporations (Farm Gate to Plate) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) Eco Referred 15/09/11
Tabled 25/11/11
Corporations Amendment (Further Future of Financial Advice Measures) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 25/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Corporations Amendment (Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 03/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Crimes Amendment (Fairness for Minors) Bill 2011 (Senator Hanson-Young) LCA Referred 25/11/11
Report due 22/03/12
Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011 LCA Referred 23/06/11
Tabled 23/08/11
Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010 FADT Referred 28/10/10
Presented 25/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) Eco Referred 03/03/11
Tabled 22/06/11
Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping Measures) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 22/06/11
Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2010 (Senator Ronaldson) FPA Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010 FADT Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 02/03/11
Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011 FADT Referred 10/11/11
Report due 12/04/12
Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011 LCA Referred 03/11/11
Tabled 21/11/11
Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Bill 2001 EEWR

Referred 13/10/11
Report due 27/02/12

Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment (Tuition Protection Service) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 13/10/11
Report due 27/02/12
Education Services for Overseas Students (TPS Levies) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 13/10/11
Report due 27/02/12
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Emergency Listings) Bill 2011 (Senator Waters) EC Referred 10/11/11
Report due 01/03/12
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011 (Senator Colbeck) EC Referred 03/03/11
Interim report presented 27/05/11
Tabled 14/06/11
Report tabled 15/06/11
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Support for Whaling) Bill 2010 (Senators Siewert and Bob Brown) EC Referred 23/11/10
Presented 25/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Protecting Australia’s Water Resources) Bill 2011 (Senator Waters) RAT Referred 10/11/11
Report due 27/02/12
Fair Work Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 25/11/11
Report due 27/02/12
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010—Schedule 4 LCA Referred 28/10/10
Tabled 09/02/11
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011—Schedule 4 Eco Referred 15/06/112
Tabled 22/06/11
Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 CA

Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 02/06/11
Interim report presented 03/06/11
Tabled 14/06/11
Report tabled 22/06/11

Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 25/03/11
Tabled 22/08/11
Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 28/10/10
Tabled 09/02/11
Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Genetically Modified Material) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Siewert) CA Referred 26/11/10
Tabled 24/08/11
Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Bob Brown) CA Referred 27/10/10
Tabled 16/06/11
Foreign Acquisitions Amendment (Agricultural Land) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Milne) Eco Referred 10/02/11
Tabled 16/06/11
Government Advertising (Accountability) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) FPA Referred 07/07/11
Tabled 21/09/11
Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Interim report presented 07/12/10
Report presented 28/01/11
Reports tabled 09/02/11
Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Interim report presented 07/12/10
Report presented 28/01/11
Reports tabled 09/02/11
Human Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 CA Referred 10/02/11
Tabled 22/03/11
Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2011 RAT Referred 25/11/11
Report due 08/02/12
Income Tax Rates Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011

Eco

EcoR

Referred 03/03/11
Tabled 21/03/11

Referred 03/03/114
Interim report presented 20/04/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Interim report presented 30/06/11
Tabled 04/07/11
Interim report presented 29/07/11
Tabled 16/08/11
Report tabled 22/09/11

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Amendment Bill 2011 LCA Referred 12/05/11
Tabled 07/07/11
Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 LCA Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 22/06/11
Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) GR Referred 20/06/115
Report due 30/06/13
Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill [No. 2] (Senator Xenophon) RATR Referred 23/06/11
Tabled 23/11/11
Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2] (Senator Siewert) RATR Referred 23/06/11
Tabled 23/11/11
Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010 (Senator Hanson-Young) LCA Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 18/08/11
Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test and Other Provisions) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 12/05/11
Presented 29/06/11
Tabled 04/07/11
Migration Amendment (Visa Capping) Bill 2010 LCA Additional information tabled 03/03/11
Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Excise) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2010 EC Referred 10/02/11
Interim report presented 16/03/11
Report presented 17/03/11
Reports tabled 21/03/11
National Health Reform Amendment (Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Bill 2011) FPA Referred 25/08/11
Tabled 15/09/11
National Health Reform Amendment (National Health Performance Authority) Bill 2011 CA Referred 24/03/11
Presented 09/06/11
Tabled 14/06/11
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011] EEWR Referred 10/02/11
Tabled 21/03/11
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 10/02/11
Tabled 21/03/11
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011] EEWR Referred 10/02/11
Tabled 21/03/11
Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011 (Senator Siewert) LCA Referred 12/05/11
Tabled 09/11/11
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (National Regulator) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 25/05/11
Tabled 16/06/11
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Registration Fees) Amendment Bill 2011 Eco Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 25/05/11
Tabled 16/06/11
Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Amendment Bill 2011 Eco Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 25/05/11
Tabled 16/06/11
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Regulatory Levies Legislation Amendment (2011 Measures No. 2) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 25/05/11
Tabled 16/06/11
Offshore Resources Legislation Amendment (Personal Property Securities) Bil 2011 Eco Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 25/05/11
Tabled 16/06/11
Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010 (Senators Coonan, Heffernan, Siewert and Xenophon) LCA Referred 26/11/10
Tabled 21/09/11
Pay As You Go Withholding Non compliance Tax Bill 2011 Eco Referred 03/11/11
Tabled 21/11/11
Personal Property Securities Amendment (Registration Commencement) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 03/11/11
Tabled 21/11/11
Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Bill 2011 CA Referred 25/11/11
Report due 29/02/12
Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 CA Referred 25/11/11
Report due 29/02/12
Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Amendment Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Excise) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Poker Machine harm Reduction Tax (Administration) Bill 2008 [2010] (Senator Fielding) GR Referred 28/10/10
Presented 10/08/11
Tabled 12/09/11
Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2010 (Senator Xenophon) GR Referred 28/10/10
Presented 10/08/11
Tabled 12/09/11
Product Stewardship Bill 2011 EC Referred 25/03/11
Interim report presented 14/04/11
Report presented 09/05/11
Reports tabled 10/05/11
Public Service Amendment (Payments in Special Circumstances) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) FPA Referred 07/07/11
Tabled 18/08/11
Qantas Sale Amendment (Still Call Australia Home) Bill 2011 (Senators Xenophon and Bob Brown) RAT Referred 15/09/11
Report due 29/02/12
Quarantine Amendment (Disallowing Permits) Bill 2011 (Senator Xenophon) RAT Referred 15/09/11
Tabled 02/11/11
Remuneration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 FPA Referred 12/05/11
Presented 17/06/11
Tabled 20/06/11
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Fair Protection for Firefighters) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 05/07/11
Tabled 15/09/11
Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

LCA

Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 01/03/11

Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010 (Senator Nash) EEWR Referred 17/11/10
Tabled 09/02/11
Social Security Amendment (Parenting Payment Transitional Arrangement) Bill 2011 EEWR

Referred 12/05/113
Introduced into the House 26/05/11
Presented 03/06/11
Tabled 14/06/116

Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 CA

Referred 25/11/11
Report due 29/02/12

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011—Schedule 3 CA

Referred 07/07/11
Tabled 19/09/11
Additional information tabled 02/11/11

Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 ACEFL Referred 14/09/11
Presented 07/10/11
Tabled 11/10/11
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011 CA Referred 25/11/11
Report due 29/02/12
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011 CA Referred 25/11/11
Report due 29/02/12
Superannuation Guarentee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 08/02/12
Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 5) Bill 2010—Schedule 2 Eco Referred 10/02/11
Presented 25/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 5) Bill 2011—Schedule 5 Eco Referred 15/06/11
Tabled 22/06/11
Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 8) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 03/11/11
Tabled 21/11/11
Tax Laws Amendment (Stronger, Fairer, Simpler and Other Measures) Bill 2011 Eco Referred 10/11/11
Report due 14/03/12
Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011

Eco

EcoR

Referred 03/03/11
Tabled 21/03/11

Referred 03/03/114
Interim report presented 20/04/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Interim report presented 30/06/11
Tabled 04/07/11
Interim report presented 29/07/11
Tabled 16/08/11
Report tabled 22/09/11

Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Bill 2011 EC Referred 03/11/11
Report due 27/02/12
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Universal Service Reform) Bill 2011 EC Referred 03/11/11
Report due 27/02/12
Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Bill 2011 EC Referred 03/11/11
Report due 27/02/12
Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Presented 26/11/10
Tabled 09/02/11
Additional information tabled 03/03/11
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2010 EC Referred 10/02/11
Interim report presented 16/03/11
Report presented 17/03/11
Reports tabled 21/03/11
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Billl 2011 EEWR Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011 LCA Referred 18/08/11
Tabled 19/09/11
Transport Safety Investigation Amendment (Incident Reports) Bill 2010 (Senator Xenophon) RATR Referred 30/09/107
Interim report presented 04/05/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Report tabled 23/06/11
Veterans' Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011 FADT Referred 15/06/11
Tabled 18/08/11
Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2011 (Senator Scullion) LCA Referred 24/03/11
Tabled 10/05/11
Correction tabled 11/05/11
Work Health and Safety Bill 2011 EEWR

Referred 07/07/11
Presented 26/08/11
Tabled 12/09/11

Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011 EEWR Referred 07/07/11
Presented 26/08/11
Tabled 12/09/11

 

1 On 26 October 2010 the reference was transferred from the Community Affairs Legislation Committee to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee.

2 Selection of Bills Committee Report No. 7 of 2011, tabled on 15 June 2011, ordered that the bill be referred upon its introduction into the Senate on 16 June 2011.

3 On 12 May 2011 the Senate agreed that all bills introduced into the House of Representatives after 12 May and before 2 June 2011 that contain provisions commencing on or before 1 July 2011 be referred to committees for inquiry and report by 14 June 2011.

4 As only the provisions of the bill were referred to the committee as part of a broader inquiry the Senate was able to consider the bill before the report was tabled.

5 The bill was referred to the Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform upon introduction pursuant to the resolution of appointment of the committee.

6 Pursuant to the order of the Senate of 12 May 2011, the committee determined that the bill had no substantive matters requiring examination.

7 The bill was referred to the committee as part of a broader inquiry.

Abbreviations

ACEFL Joint Select Committee on Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation

CA

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Eco

Economics Legislation Committee

EcoR Economics References Committee

EC

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

EEWR

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee

FADT

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

FPA

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

GR Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform

LCA

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

RAT

Rural Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

RATR Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee

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