Selection of Bills Committee - Report 3 for 2006

Selection of Bills Committee - Report 3 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 Wednesday, 29 March 2006 at 4.22 pm.

2.   The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  1. the provisions of the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 May 2006 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  2. the National Health and Medical Research Council Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  3. upon its introduction into the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Petroleum Retail Legislation Repeal Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  4.   upon its introduction into the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  5. upon its introduction into the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  6. the provisions of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 May 2006 (see appendix 6 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  7. the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendices 7, 8 and 9 for statements of reasons for referral);

  8. upon its introduction into the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Australian Trade Commission Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 10 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  9. upon its introduction into the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 11 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  10. the Migration Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendices 12 and 13 for statements of reasons for referral);

  11. the provisions of the Federal Magistrates Amendment (Disability and Death Benefits) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 14 for a statement of reasons for referral);

  12. the provisions of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Bill 2006, the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006 and the Law Enforcement (AFP Professional Standards and Related Measures) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 May 2006 (see appendix 15 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

  13. the provisions of the Customs Legislation Amendment (Border Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006 (see appendix 16 for a statement of reasons for referral).

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

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

    Bill deferred from meeting of 28 February 2006

  • Transparent Advertising and Notification of Pregnancy Counselling Services Bill 2005

    Bills deferred from meeting of 29 March 2006

  • ASIO Legislation Amendment Bill 2006
  • Aviation Transport Security Amendment Bill 2006
  • Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006
  • Fuel Tax Bill 2006 and the Fuel Tax (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2006
  • Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment (Security Plans and Other Measures) Bill 2006
  • Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Amendment Bill 2006.
  • Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 2) Bill 2006

(Jeannie Ferris)
Chair
30 March 2006

 

AMENDMENT TO REPORT

Senator Marshall moved the following amendment:

At the end of the motion, add “but, in respect of the provisions of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Amendment Bill 2006 and the provisions of the Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2006, the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee report on 10 May 2006”.

 

Attachments and amendments are available in the PDF version of this document, available here.

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