Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2013

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2013

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. 6 OF 2013

  1. The committee met in private session on Monday, 17 June 2013 at 8.41 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1.  the provisions of the African Development Bank Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the Australian Education Bill 2013 and the provisions of the Australian Education (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendices 2 and 3 for statements of reasons for referral);
    3. the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Law Enforcement Integrity, Vulnerable Witness Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    4. the Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendices 5 and 6 for statements of reasons for referral);
    5. the provisions of the Homelessness Bill 2013 and the Homelessness (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 25 June 2013 (see appendix 7 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    6. the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Offshore Resources Activity) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendix 8 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    7. the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visas) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendix 9 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    8. the Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 June 2013 (see appendix 10 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    9. the provisions of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Public Housing Tenants’ Support) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2013 (see appendix 11 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    10. the Superannuation Laws Amendment (MySuper Capital Gains Tax Relief and Other Measures) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 June 2013 (see appendix 12 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 15 May, resolved to make no recommendation:
  2. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
17 June 2013

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