Selection of Bills Committee - Report 5 for 2005

Selection of Bills Committee - Report 5 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, 14 June 2005 at 4.18 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the provisions of the Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 August 2005 (see appendix 1 for statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of the Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Serious Drug Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 August 2005 (see appendix 2 for statement of reasons for referral) ;
    3. the provisions of the Skilling Australia’s Workforce Bill 2005 and the Skilling Australia’s Workforce (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 18 August 2005 (see appendix 3 for statement of reasons for referral);
    4. the Superannuation Bill 2005, Superannuation (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2005 and the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Choice of Superannuation Funds) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 21 June 2005 (see appendix 4 for statement of reasons for referral); and
    5. the provisions of the Trade Practices Amendment (National Access Regime) Bill 2005 to be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 September 2005 (see appendix 5 for statement of reasons for referral).

  3. The committee considered a proposal to refer the Maritime Transport Security Amendment Bill 2005 to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report, but the proposal was withdrawn and the committee resolved not to refer the bill.

  4. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

The committee recommends accordingly.

(Jeannie Ferris)
Chair
15 June 2005

Attachments are available in the PDF version of this document, available here.
The amendments made in the chamber are available here

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