Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 3 for 2008 

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 3 for 2008 

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Kerry O'Brien (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Stephen Parry (Opposition Whip)
Senator Andrew Bartlett (Australian Democrats Whip)
Senator Fiona Nash (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (The Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Steve Fielding (The Family First Whip)
Senator Judith Adams
Senator the Hon. Chris Ellison
Senator Joe Ludwig
Senator Ruth Webber

Secretary: Richard Pye
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE
REPORT NO. 3 OF 2008

  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 18 March 2008 at 4.17 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 16 September 2008 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 7 May 2008 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    3. the provisions of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Communications Fund) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee for inquiry and report by 30 April 2008 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    4. the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 1 May 2008 (see appendix 4 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.

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

(Kerry O'Brien)
Chair
19 March 2008

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