Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 4 of 2011

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 4 of 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. 4 OF 2011

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 24 March 2011 at 4.06 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the provisions of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011, the Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 and the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 May 2011 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    2. the provisions of the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 23 June 2011 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    3. the Product Stewardship Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 28 April 2011 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral).

  3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the Social Security Amendment (Supporting Australian Victims of Terrorism Overseas) Bill 2011 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
25 March 2011

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