Bills referred to Senate committees

Bills currently referred† 

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Financial Transparency) Bill 2020
Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2020; reporting date: 23 November 2020) 

Banking Amendment (Deposits) Bill 2020
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2020; reporting date: 10 August 2020)

Biosecurity Amendment (Traveller Declarations and Other Measures) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2020; reporting date: 30 July 2020) 

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Banning Dirty Donations) Bill 2020
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 18 June 2020; reporting date: second sitting day of March 2021) 

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Donation Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2020
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 23 March 2020; reporting date: 25 September 2020)

Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019
Referred to the Select Committee on the Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan (referred 12 September 2019; reporting date: 1 November 2020)

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Climate Trigger) Bill 2020
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 26 March 2020 reporting date: second sitting Wednesday of 2021)

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019 [Provisions]
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 5 December 2019; reporting date: 20 November 2020)

Intelligence and Security Legislation Amendment (Implementing Independent Intelligence Review) Bill 2020
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 23 March 2020; reporting date: 14 October 2020) 

Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 14 May 2020; reporting date: 5 August 2020) 

National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contract and Consumer Lease Reforms) Bill 2019 (No. 2)
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 5 December 2019; reporting date varied 23 March 2020; reporting date: 21 September 2020)

National Integrity (Parliamentary Standards) Bill 2019
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 5 December 2019; reporting date varied 23 March 2020; reporting date: 12 August 2020)

National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment (Site Specification, Community Fund and Other Measures) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 27 February 2020; reporting date varied 26 March 2020; reporting date: 31 July 2020)

Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 [Provisions]
Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 17 October 2019; reporting date varied 4 December 2019 and 26 March 2020; reporting date: 19 August 2020) 

Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Payment Times Reporting (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee (referred 12 June 2020; reporting date: 30 July 2020)

Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Amendment (Dairy Cattle Export Charge) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee (referred 12 June 2020; reporting date: 30 July 2020)

Product Stewardship (Oil) Amendment Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 2020 [Provisions]
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 12 June 2020; reporting date: 30 July 2020)

Product Stewardship Amendment (Packaging and Plastics) Bill 2019
Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee (referred 12 September 2019; reporting date varied 16 September 2019 and 26 March 2020; reporting date: second sitting Wednesday of 2021)

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Tax Transparency in Procurement and Grants) Bill 2019
Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (referred 14 November 2019; reporting date varied 27 February and 23 March 2020; reporting date: 4 September 2020) 

Treasury Laws Amendment (Research and Development Tax Incentive) Bill 2019 [Provisions]
Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee (referred 6 February 2020; reporting date varied 26 March 2020; reporting date: 7 August 2020)

‡Pursuant to adoption of report of Selection of Bills Committee

†Further information about the progress of these bills may be found in the Department of the Senate’s Bills List