Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 2 for 2011

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 2 for 2011

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Anne McEwen (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Stephen Parry (Opposition Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Steve Fielding (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. 2 OF 2011

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 2 March 2011 at 7.31 pm

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the provisions of the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Dividend and Other Measures) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 21 March 2011 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    2. the provisions of the Combating the Financing of People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 21 March 2011 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    3. the Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 June 2011 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    4. the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 May 2011 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    5. the Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011 and Income Tax Rates Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 21 March 2011 (see appendix 5 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 deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
3 March 2011

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