Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 11 for 2014

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 11 for 2014

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator David Bushby (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Anne McEwen (Opposition Whip)
Senator Barry O’Sullivan (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Dio Wang (Palmer United Party Whip)
Senator Catryna Bilyk
Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield
Senator Claire Moore
Senator Anne Ruston

Secretary: Chris Reid
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 11 OF 2014

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 3 September 2014 at 7.16 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. contingent upon their introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Customs Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 and the Customs Tariff Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee Amendment Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 September 2014 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    3. the provisions of the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendices 3 and 4 for statements of reasons for referral); and
    4. the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral).
  3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Corporations Amendment (Financial Advice) Bill 2014
    • Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2014.

The committee recommends accordingly.

  1. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Infrastructure Australia Amendment (Cost Benefit Analysis and Other Measures) Bill 2014
    • Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Amendment Bill 2014
    • Mining Subsidies Legislation Amendment (Raising Revenue) Bill 2014
    • Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014
    • Save Our Sharks Bill 2014
    • Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 5) Bill 2014.

(David Bushby)
Chair 
4 September 2014

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