Bills, or provisions of bills, referred to committees 2010

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Number of bills referred to committees:
 
Total
for 2010

Referred in 2010:

76
33
109

Referred in 2009, report tabled 2010:

22
0
22

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Committee

 

Where a bill is a private senator's bill or a private member's bill the name of the senator or member who introduced it is shown

Access to Justice (Family Court Restructure and Other Measures) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 24/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Airports Amendment Bill 2010 RRAT Referred 24/06/10
Presented 24/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010 LCA Referred 11/03/10
Presented 04/05/10
Tabled 11/05/10
Australian Civilian Corps Bill 2010 FADT Referred 24/06/10
Presented 20/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Australian Information Commissioner Bill 2010 (previous title: Information Commissioner Bill 2009) FPA Referred 30/11/09
Tabled 16/03/10
Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010 FADT Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 20/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bil 2010 LCA Referred 24/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Banking Amendment (Delivering Essential Financial Services for the Community) Bill 2010 (Senator Bob Brown) Eco Referred 23/06/10
Presented 16/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 LCA Referred 29/10/09
Tabled 24/02/10
Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2010 ECA Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 12/05/10
Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Bill 2010 ECA Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 12/05/10
Child Support and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010 CA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010 LCA Referred 23/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Additional information presented 12/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 27/05/10
Tabled 15/06/10
ComSuper Bill 2010 FPA Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 15/03/10
Correction tabled 17/03/10
Corporations Amendment (Corporate Reporting Reform) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 01/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010

Eco





LCA

Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Presented 03/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102

Referred 23/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Additional information presented 12/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10

Crimes Amendment (Royal Flying Doctor Service) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 24/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 04/02/10
Tabled 18/03/10
Additional information tabled 11/05/10
Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2010 (Senator Xenophon) LCA Referred 04/02/10
Report presented 30/06/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Customs Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010 Eco





RRAT

Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 03/06/10
Presented 03/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102

Referred 16/06/10
Tabled 23/06/10

Defence Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2008 [No. 2] (Senator Ludlam) FADT Referred 20/08/09
Tabled 25/02/10
Additional information tabled 15/03/10
Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010 FADT Referred 24/06/10
Presented 20/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 ECA Referred 30/11/09
Tabled 25/02/10
Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 EEWR Referred 24/06/10
Interim report presented 27/07/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Close of Rolls and Other Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2010 FPA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Bill 2010 FPA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Tabled 17/06/10
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures0 Bill 2010 FPA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Tabled 17/06/10
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Pre-poll Voting and Other Measures) Bill 2010 FPA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Excise Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010 Eco





RRAT

Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 03/06/10
Presented 03/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102

Referred 16/06/10
Tabled 23/06/10

Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2010 FADT Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 03/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2009 Measures) Bill 2009 CA Referred 26/11/09
Tabled 10/03/10
Correction tabled 16/03/10
Additional information tabled 16/03/10 and 28/09/10
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Restoration of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2009 (Senator Siewert) CA Referred 26/11/09
Tabled 10/03/10
Correction tabled 16/03/10
Additional information tabled 16/03/10 and 28/09/10
Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget Measures) Bill 2010 EEWR Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010 RRAT Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 04/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 24/06/10
Presented 16/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Prudential Refinements and Other Measures) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 01/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling Laws—Palm Oil) Bill 2009 (Senators Xenophon, Bob Brown and Joyce) CA Referred 26/11/09
Presented 26/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010 CA Referred 13/05/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2009 FPA Referred 30/11/09
Tabled 16/03/10
Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Bil 2010 FPA Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 15/03/10
Correction tabled 17/03/10
Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010 CA Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 15/03/10
Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010 CA Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 15/03/10
Health Insurance Amendment (Pathology Requests) Bill 2010 CA Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 12/05/10
Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009 CA Referred 23/11/09
Presented 01/02/10
Tabled 02/02/10
Health Practitioner Regulation (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010 CA Referred 25/02/10
Tabled 12/05/10
Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Additional information presented 12/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 02/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Additional information presented 12/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Income Tax Rates Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Additional information tabled 21/06/10
Keeping Jobs from Going Offshore (Protection of Personal Information) Bill 2009 (Senator Fielding) ECA Referred 13/05/10
Presented 06/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Bill 2009

CA

Referred 23/11/09
Presented 01/02/10
Tabled 02/02/10

Midwife Professional Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2009

CA

Referred 23/11/09
Presented 01/02/10
Tabled 02/02/10

Migration Amendment (Visa Capping) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 26/07/10
Additional information presented 28/07/10; 12/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Military Court of Australia Bill 2010 LCA Referred 24/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Tabled 28/09/10
National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010 CA Referred 16/06/10
Presented 26/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010 CA Referred 24/06/10
Presented 24/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
National Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2010 LCA Referred 25/02/10
Interim report presented 30/04/10
Report presented 07/05/10
Reports tabled 11/05/10
Additional information tabled 15/06/10 and 28/09/10
National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 17/06/10
Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2009 LCA Referred 29/10/09
Tabled 24/02/10
Occupational Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 EEWR Referred 30/11/09
Tabled 25/02/10
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 24/02/10
Presented 23/04/10
Tabled 11/05/10
Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Bill 2010 ECA Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 01/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 CA Referred 13/05/10
Presented 03/06/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Parliamentary Budget Office Bill 2010 (Senator Barnett) FPA Referred 24/06/10
Interim report presented 17/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010 LCA Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 17/06/10
Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 12/05/10
Plain Tobacco Packaging (Removing Branding from Cigarette Packs) Bill 2009 (Senator Fielding) CA Referred 26/11/09
Presented 26/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2009 (Senator Xenophon) CA Referred 19/11/09
Presented 26/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Preventing the Misuse of Government Advertising Bill 2010 (Senator Bob Brown) FPA Referred 16/06/10
Tabled 21/06/10
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010 RRAT

Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 04/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102

Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009 (Senator Fielding) CA Referred 19/11/09
Presented 26/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 ECA Referred 13/05/10
Interim report presented 10/06/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Report tabled 15/06/10
Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Bill 2010 ECA Referred 13/05/10
Interim report presented 10/06/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Report tabled 15/06/10
Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Small-scale Technology Shortfall Charge) Bill 2010 ECA Referred 13/05/10
Interim report presented 10/06/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Report tabled 15/06/10
Responsible Takeaway Alcohol Hours Bill 2010 (Senator Fielding) CA Referred 13/05/10
Presented 26/08/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Safe Climate (Energy Efficient Non-Residential Buildings Scheme) Bill 2009 (Senator Milne) Eco Referred 17/09/09
Tabled 17/03/10
Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2009 CA Referred 26/11/09
Tabled 10/03/10
Correction tabled 16/03/10
Additional information tabled 16/03/10 and 28/09/10
Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 01/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Superannuation Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 FPA Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 15/03/10
Correction tabled 17/03/10
Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 6) Bill 2009 Eco Referred 26/11/09
Report due 25/02/10
Tax Laws Amendment (2010 GST Administration Measures No. 3) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 01/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 24/02/10
Tabled 15/03/10
Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 2) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 12/05/10
Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 3) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 01/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2009

Eco


Privileges

Referred 26/11/09
Tabled 11/03/10

Referred 18/03/10
Presented 04/06/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Additional information tabled 15/06/10

Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010 (Senator Xenophon) Eco Referred 13/05/10
Interim report presented 16/08/10
Report presented 07/09/10
Reports tabled 28/09/10
Additional information tabled 25/10/10
Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 13/05/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Additional information tabled 21/06/10
Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 24/06/10
Presented 23/07/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Bill 2010 ECA Referred 18/03/10
Report due 12/05/10
Territories Law Reform Bill 2010 NCET Referred 18/03/10
Tabled 11/05/10
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Amendment (Building Innovative Capability) Bill 2009 Eco Referred 26/11/09
Tabled 25/02/10
Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010 Eco Referred 18/03/10
Presented 21/05/10
Tabled 15/06/10
Trade Practices Amendment (Infrastructure Access) Bill 2009 Eco Referred 19/11/09
Tabled 09/03/10
Trade Practices Amendment (Material Lessening of Competition—Richmond Amendment) Bill 2009 (Senator Xenophon) Eco Referred 30/11/09
Tabled 13/05/10
Additional information tabled 15/06/10
Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010 FADT Referred 13/05/101
Introduced into the House 26/05/10
Presented 03/06/10
Tabled 15/06/102
Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Hanson-Young) ECA Referred 13/05/10
Presented 06/08/10
Additional information presented 17/09/10
Tabled 28/09/10
Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010 [No. 2] (Senator Scullion) LCA Referred 25/02/10
Interim report presented 05/05/10
Tabled 11/05/10
Report tabled 22/06/10

 

1 On 13 May 2010 the Senate agreed that all bills introduced into the House of Representatives after 13 May and before 3 June 2010 that contain provisions commencing on or before 1 July 2010 be referred to committees for inquiry and report by 15 June 2010.

2 Pursuant to the order of the Senate of 13 May 2010, the committee determined that the bill had no substantive matters requiring examination.

Abbreviations

CA

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Eco

Economics Legislation Committee

ECA

Environment, Communications and the Arts 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

LCA

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

NCET National Capital and External Territories Joint Committee
Privileges Privileges Committee

RRAT

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

 

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Bill short title

Committee

 

Where a bill is a private senator's bill or a private member's bill the name of the senator or member who introduced it is shown

Airports Amendment Bill 2010 RAT Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 18/11/10
Australian Civilian Corps Bill 2010 FADT Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 17/11/10
Additional information tabled 23/11/10
Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010 FADT Referred 30/09/10
Report due by the last day of the second sitting week in February 2011
Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 16/11/10
Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Presented 02/12/10
Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010 (Senator Hanson-Young) LCA1 Referred 30/09/10
Report due last sitting day in May 2011
Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 16/11/10
Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 18/11/10
Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 17/11/10
Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010 FADT Referred 28/10/10
Report due by the last sitting day of the 2011 autumn sittings
Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010 FADT Referred 30/09/10
Report due by the last day of the second sitting week in February 2011
Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 EEWR Referred 28/10/10
Tabled 22/11/10
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Support for Whaling) Bill 2010 (Senators Siewert and Bob Brown) EC Referred 23/11/10
Report due by the end of the Autumn sittings 2011
Evidence Amendment (Journalists' Privilege) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 15/11/10
Tabled 23/11/10
Evidence Amendment (Journalists' Privilege) Bill 2010 (No. 2) (Senator Brandis) LCA Referred 15/11/10
Tabled 23/11/10

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010—Schedules 2 and 3

CA

Referred 28/10/10
Tabled 22/11/10

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010—Schedule 4 LCA Referred 28/10/10
Report due by the first sitting day in 2011
Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 Eco Referred 28/10/10
Report due by the second sitting day in 2011
Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Genetically Modified Material) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Siewert) CA Referred 26/11/10
Report due 16/06/11
Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Bob Brown) CA Referred 27/10/10
Report due by the fourth sitting day in 2011
Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Interim report presented 07/12/10
Report due 28/01/11
Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Interim report presented 07/12/10
Report due 28/01/11
National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 EC Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 17/11/10
National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010 CA Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 16/11/10
National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010 CA Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 22/11/10
Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010 (Senators Coonan, Heffernan, Siewert and Xenophon) LCA Referred 26/11/10
Report due 16/06/11
Poker Machine Harm Reduction Tax (Administration) Bill 2008 [2010] (Senator Fielding) GR Referred 28/10/10
Report due 30/06/13
Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2010 (Senator Xenophon) GR Referred 28/10/10
Report due 30/06/13
Radiocommunications Amendment Bill 2010 EC Referred 30/09/10
Tabled 17/11/10
Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

LCA

Referred 30/09/10
Report due third sitting day of 2011

Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010 (Senator Nash) EEWR Referred 17/11/10
Report due second sitting day in February 2011
Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 LCA Referred 30/09/10
Presented 26/11/10
Transport Safety Investigation Amendment (Incident Reports) Bill 2010 (Senator Xenophon) RATR Referred 30/09/10
Report due second sitting day in March 2011
Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010 (Senators Xenophon and Hanson-Young) ECA Referred 26/10/10
Tabled 18/11/10

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

Abbreviations

CA

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Eco

Economics Legislation 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

 


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