Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 4 for 2016

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 4 of 2016

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 David Fawcett
Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield
Senator Claire Moore

Secretary: Chris Reid
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 4 OF 2016

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 7.21 pm.
  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—
    1. the provisions of the Customs and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 June 2016 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Australian Workers) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 May 2016 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    3. the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 May 2016 (see appendices 3 and 4 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    4. the provisions of the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 May 2016 (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:
    • Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience and Collateral Protection) Bill 2016
    • Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016
    • Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016
    • Registration of Deaths Abroad Amendment Bill 2016
    • Social Security Amendment (Diabetes Support) Bill 2016.

  The committee recommends accordingly.

  1. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment (Securing the Automotive Component Industry) Bill 2015
    • Corporations Amendment (Auditor Registration) Bill 2016
    • Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014
    • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016
    • Migration Amendment (Free the Children) Bill 2016
    • National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment Bill 2016
    • National Disability Insurance Scheme Savings Fund Special Account Bill 2016
    • Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016
    • Restoring Territory Rights (Dying with Dignity) Bill 2016
    • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single Parents) Bill 2014
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Consistent Treatment of Parental Leave Payments) Bill 2016
    • Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2016
    • Statute Update Bill 2016
    • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Choice of Fund) Bill 2016
    • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Transparency Measures) Bill 2016
    • Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 2) Bill 2016
    • Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Incentives for Innovation) Bill 2016.

(David Bushby)
Chair
17 March 2016

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