Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2014

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 6 for 2014

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Helen Kroger (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Anne McEwen (Opposition Whip)
Senator Bridget McKenzie (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Catryna Bilyk
Senator David Bushby
Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield
Senator Claire Moore

Secretary: Chris Reid
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 6 OF 2014

  1. The committee met in private session on Monday, 16 June 2014 at 9.22 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the provisions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 August 2014 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 4 September 2014 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    3. the provisions of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 August 2014 (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:
    • Asset Recycling Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014
    • Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014
    • Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Repeal Bill 2014
    • Customs Tariff Amendment (Product Stewardship for Oil) Bill 2014
    • Excise Tariff Amendment (Product Stewardship for Oil) Bill 2014
    • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014
    • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Bill 2014
    • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Regulatory Powers and Other Measures) Bill 2014
    • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment Bill 2014
    • Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 2) Bill 2014
    • Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 3) Bill 2014
    • Tax Laws Amendment (Implementation of the FATCA Agreement) Bill 2014
    • Textile, Clothing and Footwear Investment and Innovation Programs Amendment Bill 2014
    • Trade Support Loans (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014
    • Trade Support Loans Bill 2014.

The committee recommends accordingly.

  1. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Corporations Amendment (Simple Corporate Bonds and Other Measures) Bill 2014
    • Save Our Sharks Bill 2014
    • Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014
    • Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014.

(Helen Kroger)
Chair
17 June 2014

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