Selection of Bills Committee - Report 7 for 2006

Selection of Bills Committee - Report 7 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, 8 August 2006 at 4.18 pm .

2. The committee resolved to recommend—That the Migration Amendment (Visa Integrity) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 September 2006 (see appendix 1 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 considered a proposal to refer the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2006 to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee, but was unable to reach agreement on whether the bill should be referred (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for proposed referral).

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

(Jeannie Ferris)
Chair

9 August 2006

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