Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 7 of 2011

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 7 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. 7 OF 2011

  1. The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 14 June 2011 at 7.27 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. upon its introduction in the Senate, Schedule 4 of the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 June 2011 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of Schedule 5 of the Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 5) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 21 June 2011 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    3. the provisions of the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 August 2011 (see appendix 3 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 following bills and, noting that they had been referred to committees pursuant to the order of the Senate of 12 May 2011, resolved to make no recommendation:

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

 

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
15 June 2011

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