House Bills List

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Parl No.
46
Date
12 Nov 2019
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House of Representatives

Daily Bills List

As at cob 12 November 2019

46th PARLIAMENT —€“ 1ST SESSION —€“ 2019

BILLS INITIATED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills introduced in 2019 —€” 119 (Including 11 received from the Senate)

Short Title

Intro House

Passed House

Intro Senate

Passed Senate

Assent Date

Act No.

Aged Care Amendment (Movement of Provisionally Allocated Places) 2019

24/7

11/9

11/9

17/9

20/9

71

Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) 2019P

22/7

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Amendment (Worker Screening Database) 2019P

22/7

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority Board and Other Improvements) 2019

18/91

Agriculture Legislation Repeal 2019Z

2/7

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment 2019

17/10

Appropriation (No. 1) 2019-2020B

25/7

19/9

19/9

11/11

12/11

100

Appropriation (No. 2) 2019-2020B

25/7

19/9

19/9

11/11

12/11

101

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) (No. 1) 2019-2020B

25/7

19/9

19/9

11/11

12/11

102

Australian Bill of Rights 2019P

16/9

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Measures) 2019

31/7

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) 2019

19/92

Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) 2019

31/73

Australian Research Council Amendment 2019

18/9

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment (Sunsetting of Special Powers Relating to Terrorism Offences) 2019

4/7

30/7

31/7

1/8

12/8

61

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment (Enhancing Australia—€™s Anti-Doping Capability) 2019

17/10

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment (Sport Integrity Australia) 2019

17/10

Banking Amendment (Rural Finance Reform) 2019P

22/74

Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition 2019P

22/7

Coal Prohibition (Quit Coal) 2019P

14/10

Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment 2019

24/75

12/9

12/9

17/9

20/9

72

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) 2019P

21/10

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Real Time Disclosure of Political Donations) 2019P

16/96

Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) 2019

16/10

Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019 [No. 2]P

29/7

Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019 [No. 2]P

29/7

Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) 2019

4/7

23/7

24/7

25/7

30/7

53

Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) (Consequential Amendments) 2019

4/7

23/7

24/7

25/7

30/7

54

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Age of Criminal Responsibility) 2019P

14/10

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Police Powers at Airports) 2019

4/7

12/9

12/9

14/10A7

28/10

89

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) 2019

11/98

15/10

17/10

Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) 2019

4/79

1/8

9/9

12/9A10

19/9

67

Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) 2019

19/911

24/10

11/11

Customs Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) 2019

16/10

21/10

11/11

Customs Amendment (Immediate Destruction of Illicit Tobacco) 2019

4/712

9/9

9/9

19/9

2/10

76

Customs Amendment (Product Specific Rule Modernisation) 2019

12/913

24/10

11/11

Customs Tariff Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) 2019

16/10

21/10

11/11

Education Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) 2019

16/10

24/10

11/11

Education Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection and Other Measures) 2019

18/914

24/10

11/11

Emergency Response Fund 2019

11/915

17/9

18/9R16

17/10

28/10

90

Emergency Response Fund (Consequential Amendments) 2019

11/917

17/9

18/9

17/10

28/10

91

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Heritage Listing for the Bight) 2019P

22/7

Fair Work Amendment (Stop Work to Stop Warming) 2019P

16/9

Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) 2019

4/718

10/9

11/9

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) 2019

4/719

31/7

31/7

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Building on the Child Care Package) 2019

18/920

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Extend Family Assistance to ABSTUDY Secondary School Boarding Students Aged 16 and Over) 2019

31/721

10/9

11/9

18/9

20/9

73

Farm Household Support Amendment 2019

4/7

29/7

30/7

30/7

7/8

60

Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) (No. 1) 2019

17/1022

23/10

11/11

12/11

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Amendment (Near-new Dwelling Interests) 2019

23/10

Future Drought Fund 2019

22/7

22/7

23/7

24/7A23

30/7

55

Future Drought Fund (Consequential Amendments) 2019

22/7

22/7

23/7

24/7

30/7

56

Health Legislation Amendment (Data-matching and Other Matters) 2019

23/10

Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) 2019

18/924

24/10

11/11

Higher Education Support Amendment (Cost Recovery) 2019

4/7

11/9

11/9

15/10

28/10

86

Higher Education Support (Charges) 2019

4/7

11/9

11/9

15/10

28/10

85

Identity-matching Services 2019

31/725

Live Sheep Long Haul Export Prohibition 2019P

22/7

Medical and Midwife Indemnity Legislation Amendment 2019

18/9

16/10

17/10

Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) 2019

4/726

25/7

29/7

Migration Amendment (Streamlining Visa Processing) 2019

4/7

11/9

11/9

Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) 2019

4/727

19/9

19/9

Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) 2019

4/728

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Single Treatment Pathway) 2019

4/7

16/9

16/9

National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contract and Consumer Lease Reforms) 2019P

16/9

National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) 2019

4/7

11/9

11/9

19/9

2/10

77

National Health Amendment (Safety Net Thresholds) 2019

11/9

15/10

17/10

National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation Amendment 2019

12/929

17/9

18/9

14/10A30

18/10

83

National Integrity Commission 2019P

9/9

National Sports Tribunal 2019

24/7

9/9

9/9

11/9

19/9

68

National Sports Tribunal (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) 2019

24/7

9/9

9/9

11/9

19/9

69

Native Title Legislation Amendment 2019

17/1031

New Skilled Regional Visas (Consequential Amendments) 2019

31/732

14/10

17/10

Official Development Assistance Multilateral Replenishment Obligations (Special Appropriation) 2019

24/10

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) 2019

25/733

11/9

11/9

16/10

28/10

92

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment 2019

25/734

11/9

11/9

16/10

28/10

93

Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Work Test) 2019

11/9

19/9

19/9

17/10

28/10

84

Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty) 2019

4/7

25/7

29/7

29/7

7/8

58

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Air Pollution) 2019

18/9

16/10

17/10

Refugee Protection 2019P

21/10

Royal Commissions Amendment (Private Sessions) 2019

25/7

31/7

31/7

10/9A35

13/9

64

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Cashless Welfare) 2019

25/7

30/7

31/7

1/8

12/8

62

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card Transition) 2019

11/936

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) 2019

11/9

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) 2019

11/937

17/10

17/10

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) 2019

11/9

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Overseas Welfare Recipients Integrity Program) 2019

25/7

9/9H

10/9

17/9

20/9

74

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Assistance and Access Amendments Review) 2019

17/10

Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments 2019

4/7

25/7H

29/7

29/7

7/8

57

Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) 2019

23/10

Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 2) 2019

4/7

15/10

17/10

Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) 2019

24/7

12/9

12/9

19/9

2/10

78

Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 2) 2019

18/9

16/10

17/10

17/10

28/10

94

Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 1) 2019

24/738

1/8

1/8

16/10A39

28/10

95

Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) 2019

4/7

Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) 2019

24/7

30/7

31/7

1/8

12/8

63

Treasury Laws Amendment (Ending Grandfathered Conflicted Remuneration) 2019

1/8

10/9

11/9

14/10

28/10

87

Treasury Laws Amendment (International Tax Agreements) 2019

19/9

24/10

11/11

Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) 2019

4/7

31/7

1/8

9/9

13/9

65

Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) 2019

18/940

23/10H

11/11

12/11A

Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Members—€™ Interests First) 2019

4/741

16/9

16/9

19/9A42

2/10

79

Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) 2019

18/943

Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures) 2019

23/10

Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) 2019

2/7

2/7

4/7

4/7

5/7

52

Treasury Laws Amendment (Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty) 2019

24/7

25/7

29/7

29/7

7/8

59

Veterans—€™ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Partner Service Pension and Other Measures) 2019

1/8

12/9

12/9

17/9

20/9

75

VET Student Loans (VSL Tuition Protection Levy) 2019

18/944

24/10

11/11

Water Amendment (Indigenous Authority Member) 2019

4/7

11/9

12/9

19/9

2/10

80


BILLS INITIATED IN THE SENATE

Bills initiated in 2019 —€” 25

Short Title

Intro Senate

Passed Senate

Intro House

Passed House

Assent Date

Act No.

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) 2019

16/10

Air Services Amendment 2018S,N

27/345

ANL Legislation Repeal 2019

11/9

14/10

15/10

16/10

28/10

88

Australian Cannabis Agency 2018S,N

27/11

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Amendment (Assisted Reproductive Treatment Statistics) 2019S

4/746

Australian Multicultural 2018S,N

23/8

Australian Research Council Amendment (Ensuring Research Independence) 2018S,N

15/11

Australian Veterans—€™ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) 2019

4/7

29/7A

30/7

22/10

30/10

96

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Audio Description) 2019S,N

12/2

Civil Aviation Amendment 2019

4/7

22/7

24/7

24/10

6/11

99

Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition 2017S,N

17/1047

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) 2018S,N

18/648

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Prevention of Exploitation of Indigenous Cultural Expressions) 2019S,N

12/249

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Truth in Labelling—€”Palm Oil) 2017S,N

21/6

Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019S

4/7

Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019S

4/750

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) 2019

1/851

Customs Amendment (Safer Cladding) 2019S

10/9

Defence Service Homes Amendment 2019

19/9

Discrimination Free Schools 2018S,N

16/10

Environment and Infrastructure Legislation Amendment (Stop Adani) 2017S,N

13/652

Fair Work Amendment (Restoring Penalty Rates) 2018 [No. 2]S,N

14/11

Family Law (Self-Assessment) 2019S

12/9

Freedom of Information Legislation Amendment (Improving Access and Transparency) 2018S,N

22/853

Great Australian Bight Environment Protection 2019S

25/7

Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) 2019

4/7

31/7

31/7

11/9

19/9

70

Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Amendment (Australian Freedoms) 2019S

23/7

Human Services Amendment (Photographic Identification and Fraud Prevention) 2019S,N

13/254

Inspector-General of Live Animal Exports 2019

31/7

10/9A

11/9

18/9

2/10

81

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) 2019

25/755

16/10A

16/10

Intelligence Services Amendment (Enhanced Parliamentary Oversight of Intelligence Agencies) 2018S,N

14/856

Landholders—€™ Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) 2015S,N

31/8

Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition 2019S

4/7

Ministers of State (Checks for Security Purposes) 2019S,N

12/257

Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry 2019S,N

13/258

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) 2019

25/759

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Worker Screening Database) 2019

4/7

22/7

23/7

19/9

2/10

82

National Integrity (Parliamentary Standards) 2019S

17/10

National Integrity Commission 2018 (No. 2)S,N

29/1160

9/9

10/9

National Rental Affordability Scheme Amendment 2019

4/7

22/7A

24/7

17/10

30/10

97

Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Facilitation) 2017S,N

14/11

Plebiscite (Future Migration Level) 2018S,N

15/8

2°negatived
29/7

Product Stewardship Amendment (Packaging and Plastics) 2019S

11/961

Productivity Commission Amendment (Addressing Inequality) 2017S,N

14/6

Protecting Australian Dairy 2019S

16/10

2°negatived
11/11

Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) 2017S,N

7/9

Road Vehicle Standards Legislation Amendment 2019

4/7

22/7

23/7

9/9

13/9

66

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Ending the Poverty Trap) 2018S,N

10/9

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Unsolicited Communications) 2019S,N

13/2

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment 2019

25/7

12/9

16/9

23/10

30/10

98


1 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 19/9/19; report due 28/11/19.


2 Referred to Joint Intelligence and Security Committee 19/9/19; report due 1/12/19.


3 Referred to Joint Intelligence and Security Committee 2/8/19; tabled 24/10/19.


4 Referred to House Economics Committee 25/7/19.


5 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 1/8/19; tabled 5/9/19.


6 Referred to Joint Electoral Matters Committee 19/9/19.


7 House agreed to Senate amendment No. 2 and disagreed to Senate amendment No. 1; Senate did not insist upon its amendment disagreed to by House 15/10/19


8 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 12/9/19; tabled 7/11/19.


9 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 4/7/19; tabled 6/9/19.


10 House agreed to Senate amendments 12/9/19.


11 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 19/9/19; report due 7/2/20.


12 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 4/7/19; tabled 19/7/19.


13 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 19/9/19; report due 20/11/19.


14 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 17/10/19; report due 22/11/2019.


15 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee 12/9/19; tabled 10/10/19.


16 House made Senate requested amendments 17/10/19.


17 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee 12/9/19; tabled 10/10/19.


18 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 4/7/19; tabled 25/10/19.


19 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 4/7/19; tabled 25/10/19.


20 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 19/9/19; tabled 11/10/19.


21 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 1/8/19; tabled 5/9/19.


22 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 17/10/19; tabled 7/11/2019.


23 House agreed to Senate amendment 24/7/19.


24 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 17/10/19; report due 22/11/2019.


25 Referred to Joint Intelligence and Security Committee 2/8/19; tabled 24/10/19.


26 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 4/7/19; tabled 18/10/19.


27 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 4/7/19; tabled 13/9/19.


28 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 4/7/19; tabled 13/9/19.


29 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 12/9/19; tabled 10/10/19.


30 House agreed to Senate amendment 15/10/19.


31 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 17/10/19; report due 28/2/20.


32 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 12/9/19; tabled 11/10/19.


33 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 1/8/19; tabled 28/8/19.


34 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 1/8/19; tabled 28/8/19.


35 House agreed to Senate amendments 10/9/19.


36 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee 12/9/19; tabled 7/11/19.


37 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee 12/9/19; tabled 10/10/19.


38 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 25/7/19; tabled 4/9/19.


39 Message reported 16/10/19; House agreed to Senate amendments 22/10/2019.


40 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 19/9/19; tabled 7/11/19.


41 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 4/7/19; tabled 23/7/19.


42 House agreed to Senate amendments 19/9/19.


43 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 19/9/19; tabled 7/11/19.


44 Referred to Senate Education and Employment Committee 17/10/19; report due 22/11/2019.


45 Referred to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee 28/3/18; tabled 16/8/18.


46 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 25/7/19; report due 4/12/19.


47 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 4/7/19; report due 31/3/20.


48 Referred to Joint Electoral Matters Committee 25/6/18; tabled 29/3/19.


49 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 4/7/19; report due 5/12/19.


50 Referred to Senate Select Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan Committee 12/9/19; report due 1/11/20.


51 Referred to Joint Intelligence and Security Committee 2/8/19; tabled 14/10/19.


52 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 22/6/17; tabled 14/9/17.


53 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 23/8/18; tabled 30/11/18.


54 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 1/8/19; tabled 17/10/19.


55 Referred to Senate Economics Committee 1/8/19; tabled 4/9/19.


56 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee 23/8/18; tabled 12/11/18.


57 Referred to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee 4/7/19; tabled 11/11/19.


58 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 4/7/19; tabled 19/9/19.


59 Referred to Senate Community Affairs Committee 25/7/19; tabled 6/9/19.


60 Referred to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 6/12/18; tabled 5/4/19.


61 Referred to Senate Environment and Communications Committee 12/9/19; report due Thursday of the first sitting week in May 2020.


62 See House of Representatives Practice (7th Edition) page 224 for further information.