Selection of Bills Committee - Report 4 for 2005

Selection of Bills Committee - Report 4 for 2005

Members of the Committee

Senator Jeannie Ferris (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator George Campbell (Opposition Whip)
Senator Bartlett (Australian Democrats Whip)
Senator Julian McGauran (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Alan Eggleston
Senator the Hon C Ellison
Senator Joseph Ludwig
Senator R Webber

Secretary:
Rosemary Laing
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Report

  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 10 May 2005 at 4.26 pm .

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the provisions of the Copyright Amendment (Film Directors’ Rights) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 August 2005 (see appendix 1 for statement of reasons for referral) ;

    2. the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Telecommunications Interception and Other Measures) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 June 2005 (see appendix 2 for statement of reasons for referral) ; and

    3. the provisions of the Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 August 2005 (see appendices 3 and 4 for statements of reasons for referral) .

  3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:
  1. The committee met again in private session on Wednesday, 11 May 2005 at 9.22 am.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend––That the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Improvements to Self Assessment) Bill (No. 1) 2005 and the Shortfall Interest Charge (Imposition) Bill 2005 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 June 2005 (see appendix 5 for statement of reasons for referral).

The committee recommends accordingly.

  1. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to the next meeting:

Bill deferred from meeting of 8 February 2005

(Jeannie Ferris)
Chair
11 May 2005

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