Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 5 for 2009

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 5 for 2009

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Kerry O’Brien (Government Whip, 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 David Bushby
Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig
Senator Anne McEwen

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 5 OF 2009

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 14 May 2009 at 11.34 am.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the order of the Senate of 18 March 2009 adopting the committee’s 3rd report of 2009 be varied to provide that the AusCheck Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 June 2009 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of the Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 15 June 2009 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    3. the provisions of the Nation Building Program (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 15 June 2009 (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:

  4. The committee recommends accordingly.

  5. The committee considered the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 and nine related bills and noted that the Senate had agreed to refer the provisions of the bills to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.

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

 

(Kerry O’Brien)
Chair
14 May 2009

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