Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 15 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
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The committee met in private session on Thursday, 13 November 2008 at 1.33 pm.
The committee resolved to recommend—That—
the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Short Selling) Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Economics Committee for inquiry and report by 27 November 2008; and
the Plebiscite for an Australian Republic Bill 2008 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Committee for inquiry and report by 10 March 2009 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral).
The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:
The committee recommends accordingly.
- The committee deferred consideration of the Tax Agent Services Bill 2008 to its next meeting.
13 November 2008