Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 13 for 2010

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 13 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. 13 OF 2010

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 28 October 2010 at 11.59 am.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the last sitting day of the 2011 autumn sittings (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    2. the Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 November 2010 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    3. the provisions of the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the second sitting day in 2011 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral).

  3. The committee also resolved to recommend—That in respect of the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010 certain provisions of the bill be referred to committees as follows—

    1. the provisions of Schedules 2 and 3 of the bill be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 November 2010 (see appendices 4 and 5 for statements of reasons for referral); and

    2. the provisions of Schedule 4 of the bill be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by first sitting day in 2011 (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral).

  4. The committee resolved to recommend—That the International Financial Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 not be referred to a committee.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
28 October 2010

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