Selection of Bills Committee - Report 2 for 2006

Selection of Bills Committee - Report 2 for 2006

Members of the committee

Senator Jeannie Ferris (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator George Campbell (Opposition Whip)
Senator Andrew Bartlett (Australian Democrats Whip)
Senator Nigel Scullion (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (The Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Alan Eggleston
Senator the Hon Chris Ellison
Senator Joe Ludwig
Senator Ruth Webber

Secretary: Richard Pye
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Report

  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 28 February 2006 at 4.26 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend-That-

    1. the provisions of the Family Assistance, Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2005 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 March 2006 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    2. the provisions of the OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Bill 2005 he referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 May 2006 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    3. the provisions of the Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 27 March 2006 (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:
  4. The committee recommends accordingly.

  5. The committee considered a request to reconsider the Transparent Advertising and Notification of Pregnancy Counselling Services Bill 2005 and agreed to consider the bill at its next meeting.

(Jeannie Ferris)
Chair
1 March 2006

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