Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 16 for 2012

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 16 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 Carol Brown
Senator David Bushby
Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins
Senator Mitch Fifield

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 16 OF 2012

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 at 6.22 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the provisions of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 27 February 2013 (see appendices 1 and 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of the Australian Education Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    3. the Biosecurity Bill 2012 and the Inspector-General of Biosecurity Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 27 February 2013 (see appendices 4 and 5 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    4. the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013 (see appendix 6 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    5. the provisions of the Customs Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013 (see appendix 7 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    6. the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 25 February 2013 (see appendix 8 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    7. the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Towards Transparency) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 March 2013 (see appendix 9 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    8. contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012, be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013   (see appendices 10 and 11 for   statements of reasons for referral);
    9. the provisions of the Native Title Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013 (see appendix 12 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    10. the Parliamentary Service Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 February 2013 (see appendix 13 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    11. the provisions of the Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover Loading and Other Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 March 2013 (see appendix 14 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
29 November 2012

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