Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 12 for 2017

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator David Bushby (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Anne Urquhart (Opposition Whip)
Senator Brian Burston (Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Whip)
Senator Derryn Hinch (Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party Whip)
Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore (Nick Xenophon Team Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Sam Dastyari
Senator David Fawcett
Senator Katy Gallagher
Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

Secretary: Rachel Callinan
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 12 OF 2017

Amended in the chamber on Thursday, 19 October 2017

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 at 7.17 pm.
  2. The committee recommends that—
    1. the provisions of theCoastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Amendment Bill 2017 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of theSocial Services Legislation Amendment (Housing Affordability) Bill 2017 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 27 November 2017 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    3. contingent upon introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Banking Executive Accountability and Related Measures) Bill 2017 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 November 2017 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral).
  3. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill 2017
    • Customs Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017
      Customs Tariff Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017
    • Defence Legislation Amendment (Instrument Making) Bill 2017
    • Investigation and Prosecution Measures Bill 2017
    • Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No. 5) Bill 2017
      ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Amendment Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No. 6) Bill 2017.
  4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Fair and Balanced) Bill 2017
    • Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Regional Australia) Bill 2017
    • Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Measures) Bill 2017
    • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017
    • Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017
    • Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017
    • Customs Amendment (Safer Cladding) Bill 2017
    • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Crisis Resolution Powers and Other Measures) Bill 2017
    • Imported Food Control Amendment (Country of Origin) Bill 2017
    • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2017
    • Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Funds) Bill 2017
      Migration (Skilling Australians Funds) Charges Bill 2017
    • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2017
    • Parliamentary Business Resources Amendment (Voluntary Opt-out) Bill 2017
    • Proceeds of Crime Amendment (Proceeds and Other Matters) Bill 2017
    • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017
      Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Banking Measures No. 1) Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan Base Rate Entities) Bill 2017
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive) Bill 2017
  5. The committee considered the following bill but was unable to reach agreement:
    • Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2017
    • Family Assistance and Child Support Legislation Amendment (Protecting Children) Bill 2017

(David Bushby)
Chair
19 October 2017

Amendment is available in the PDF version of this document

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