Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2012

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2012

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Anne McEwen (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Helen Kroger (Opposition Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins
Senator Carol Brown
Senator Mitch Fifield

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 6 OF 2012

  1. The committee met in private session on Monday, 18 June 2012 at 8.19 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    1. the provisions of the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Improved Access to Television Services) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 25 June 2012 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    2. the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 25 June 2012 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    3. the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Slavery, Slavery-like Conditions and People Trafficking) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 September 2012 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    4. the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 25 June 2012 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    5. the provisions of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 14 August 2012 (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    6. the provisions of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Fair Incentives to Work) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 August 2012 (see appendices 6 and 7 for statements of reasons for referral); and

    7. the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (Cross-Border Transfer Pricing) Bill (No. 1) 2012 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 14 August 2012 (see appendix 8 for a statement of reasons for referral).

  3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

The committee considered the Corporations Amendment (Proxy Voting) Bill 2012 and, noting that the bill had passed the Senate on 18 June 2012, resolved to recommend that the bill 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
19 June 2012

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