Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 12 for 2008

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 12 for 2008

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Anne McEwen (Acting Government Whip, Acting Chair)
Senator Stephen Parry (Opposition Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (The Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Steve Fielding (The Family First Party Whip)
Senator Judith Adams
Senator the Hon. Helen Coonan
Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE
REPORT NO. 12 OF 2008

1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 25 September 2008 at 12.36 pm.

2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee for inquiry and report by 13 October 2008;
    2. the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television Switch-over) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee for inquiry and report by 25 November 2008;
    3. the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Repeal and Consequential Amendment) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee for inquiry and report by 10 November 2008 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    4. the provisions of the National Rental Affordability Scheme Bill 2008 and the National Rental Affordability Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 20 November 2008 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    5. the provisions of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Employment Services Reform) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee for inquiry and report by 24 November 2008 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    6. the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 5) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 13 October 2008 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    7. the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Education Refund) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 13 October 2008; and
    8. the provisions of the Temporary Residents’ Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2008 and the Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 20 November 2008.

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:

 

(Anne McEwen)
Acting Chair
25 September 2008

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