Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2010

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2010

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 Mitch Fifield
Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig
Senator Anne McEwen

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 6 OF 2010

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 18 March 2010 at 12.02 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    (a) the provisions of the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 May 2010 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (b) the provisions of the Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 May 2010 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (c) the provisions of the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 15 June 2010 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    (d) the provisions of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 May 2010 (see appendix 4 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.

  1. The committee considered the Territories Law Reform Bill 2010 and noted that, on 18 March 2010, the Senate had agreed to refer the provisions of the bill to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories for inquiry and report.

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

(Kerry O’Brien)
Chair
11 March 2010

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