Selection of Bills Committee - Report 15 for 2006

Selection of Bills Committee - Report 15 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 the Hon Chris Ellison
Senator Joe Ludwig
Senator Stephen Parry
Senator Ruth Webber

Secretary:

Richard Pye
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Report No. 15 of 2006

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 6 December 2006 at 4.34 pm .

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the provisions of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Committee for inquiry and report by 20 February 2007 (see appendices 1 and 2 for statements of reasons for referral) ;

    2. the Crimes Legislation Amendment (National Investigative Powers and Witness Protection) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 7 February 2007 (see appendices 3 and 4 for statements of reasons for referral);

    3. the Cluster Munitions (Prohibition) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee for inquiry and report by 29 March 2007 (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    4. the Non-Proliferation Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee for inquiry and report by 8 February 2007 ( see appendices 6 and 7 for statements of reasons for referral); and

    5. the Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Superannuation Contributions) Bill 2006 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 8 February 2007 (see appendix 8 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 its next meeting:
  5. The committee agreed to reconvene to consider bills deferred from this meeting and bills to be introduced on 7 December 2006 , with a view to reporting again to the Senate later today.

 

(Jeannie Ferris)
Chair

7 December 2006

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