Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 10 for 2009

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 10 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. 10 OF 2009

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 25 June 2009 at 11.49 am.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the provisions of the Access to Justice (Civil Litigation Reforms) Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 September 2009 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    2. the Anti-Terrorism Laws Reform Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 28 October 2009 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    3. the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Test Review and Other Measures) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2009 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    4. the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Termination Payments) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    5. the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 September 2009 (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    6. the provisions of the Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009 and 2 related bills be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009 (see appendix 6 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    7. the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 November 2009 (see appendix 7 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    8. the Migration Amendment (Immigration Detention Reform) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009 (see appendix 8 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    9. the provisions of the National Consumer Credit Protection Bill 2009 and 3 related bills be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009 (see appendix 9 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    10. the National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2009 (see appendix 10 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    11. the provisions of the Personal Property Securities Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009 (see appendix 11 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    12. the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 August 2009 (see appendices 12 and 13 for statements of reasons for referral);

    13. the provisions of the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009 (see appendix 14 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    14. the provisions of the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2009 (see appendices 15 and 16 for statements of reasons for referral).

  3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

 

(Kerry O'Brien)
Chair
25 June 2009

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