Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 9 for 2009

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 9 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. 9 OF 2009

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 18 June 2009 at 8.30 am.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That the provisions of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 September 2009 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral).
  3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the Migration Amendment (Abolishing Detention Debt) Bill 2009 not be referred to committee.

The committee recommends accordingly.

  1. The committee also considered a proposal to refer the provisions of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009 and a related bill to the Economics Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on whether the bills should be referred (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral).

 

(Kerry O'Brien)
Chair
18 June 2009

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