Senate Daily Summary - 28 to 30 March 2022

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  • Minister for Finance (Senator Birmingham) tabled the Budget statement and associated documents
  • The Senate referred the budget documents to legislation committees for consideration during estimates hearings from 31 March to 8 April 2022
  • Portfolio budget statements for the parliamentary departments, and portfolio and executive departments were tabled

Condolence

Valedictory statements

  • Motions

    Agreed to

  • Disallowance motions

    Notices of motion to disallow

    • Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative―Electricity Generation from Landfill Gas) Methodology Determination 2021 [F2021L01254] notice given by Senator Patrick
    • Notices given by Senator McKim:
      • Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage Projects) Rule 2021 [F2021L01378]
      • Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative―Carbon Capture and Storage) Methodology Determination 2021 [F2021L01379]
      • Migration Amendment (Australian Agriculture Workers) Regulations 2021 [F2021L01366]
    • Notices given by the Chair of the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Committee (Senator Fierravanti-Wells):
      • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Regulations 2021 [F2021L01617]
      • Competition and Consumer (Consumer Data Right) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2021 [F2021L01561]
      • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2021 [F2021L01622]
    • Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative–Plantation Forestry) Methodology Determination 2022 [F2022L00047] notice given by Senator Patrick
    • Industry Research and Development (Golden Beach Gas Storage Acceleration Program) Instrument 2022 [F2022L00156] notice given by Senator Thorpe

    Withdrawn

    • The Chair of the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Committee (Senator Fierravanti-Wells) withdrew the following notices:
      • Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 1) Principles 2021 [F2021L00923]
      • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (No-Anchoring Areas) Regulations 2021 [F2021L00843]
      • Australian Citizenship (special residence requirement) Instrument (LIN 21/069) 2021 [F2021L01422]
      • Therapeutic Goods (Standard for Human Cell and Tissue Products – Donor Screening Requirements) (TGO 108) Order 2021 [F2021L01326]

    Disallowed

    • The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Implementing the Technology Investment Roadmap) Regulations 2021 [F2021L01043] are taken to have been disallowed as 15 sitting days have elapsed since a notice of motion to disallow the regulations was given by the Chair of the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Committee (Senator Fierravanti-Wells)

    Negatived

  • Message
    • A message from the House of Representatives was reported regarding an address by His Excellency Mr Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine
  • Condolences

Statistics

Bills received from the House of Representatives 23
Bills introduced in the Senate - government 1
Bills introduced in the Senate - private senators' 1
Bills passed in the Senate 24
Bills negatived or discharged 0
Bills referred to committees 0
New inquiries 1
Reports tabled 33
Orders for production of documents agreed to 3
Notices of motion given 21
Divisions 33

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