Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 13 for 2008

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 13 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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  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 14 October 2008 at 4.20 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    (a) the provisions of the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill (No.2) 2008 and the Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee for inquiry and report by 21 November 2008 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral) ;

    (b) the Migration Legislation Amendment (Worker Protection) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 7 November 2008 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral)

    (c) the provisions of the Schools Assistance Bill 2008 and the Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Education , Employment and Workplace Relations Committee for inquiry and report by 27 November 2008 (see appendices 3 and 4 for statements of reasons for referral) ;

    (d) the provisions of the Water Amendment Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee for inquiry and report by 19 November 2008 (see appendices 5 and 6 for statements of reasons for referral); and

    (e) upon introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of a Bill for an Act about the Building Australia Fund, the Education Investment Fund and the Health and Hospitals Fund, and for other purposes and a related bill, together with the provisions a bill to establish the COAG Reform Fund, and for other purposes, be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 10 November 2008 (see appendix 7 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.

(Anne McEwen)
Acting Chair

15 October 2008

 

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