Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 5 for 2008 

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 5 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 the Hon. Joe Ludwig
Senator Ruth Webber

Secretary: Richard Pye
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE
REPORT NO. 5 OF 2008

  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 17 June 2008 at 12.49 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Committee for inquiry and report by 24 June 2008 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the Passenger Movement Charge Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 24 June 2008;
    3. the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee for inquiry and report by 14 October 2008 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    4. the Tax Laws Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 24 June 2008; and
    5. the Unit Pricing (Easy comparison of grocery prices) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 2 September 2008 (see appendix 3 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
18 June 2008

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