Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 8 for 2013

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 8 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. 8 OF 2013

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 at 6.44 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend-That-
    1. contingent upon its introduction in the Senate, the Copyright Legislation Amendment (Fair Go for Fair Use) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report 3 October 2013 (see appendix 1for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the first sitting day in February 2014 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    3. the Overseas Aid (Millennium Development Goals) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 November 2013 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    4. the Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013 [No. 2] be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 November 2013 (see appendix 4 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
27 June 2013

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