Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 12 for 2010

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 12 for 2010

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Anne McEwen (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 Carol Brown
Senator Mitch Fifield
Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 12 OF 2010

  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 4.29 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That the Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the fourth sitting day in 2011 (see appendices 1 and 2 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 considered the Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010 and noted that the Senate had agreed to refer the bill to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.

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

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
27 October 2010

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