Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 3 for 2019

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Dean Smith (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Perin Davey (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Stirling Griff (Centre Alliance Whip)
Senator Pauline Hanson (Pauline Hanson's One Nation Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Anne Urquhart (Opposition Whip)
Senator Cory Bernardi
Senator Raff Ciccone
Senator Katy Gallagher
Senator the Hon James McGrath
Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Secretary: Rachel Callinan
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 3 OF 2019

Amended in the chamber on Thursday, 25 July 2019

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 at 7.17 pm.
  2. The committee recommends that—
    1. the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Amendment (Assisted Reproductive Treatment Statistics) Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 November 2019 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    2. the provisions of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 September 2019 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral).
  3. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Agriculture Legislation Repeal Bill 2019
    • Aged Care Amendment (Movement of Provisionally Allocated Places) Bill 2019
    • Australian Cannabis Agency Bill 2018
    • Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) Bill 2019
    • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Audio Description) Bill 2019
    • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2019
    • Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) Bill 2019
    • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2019
    • Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Bill 2019
      Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty) Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 2) Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty) Bill 2019.
  4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Air Services Amendment Bill 2018
    • Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
    • Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019
    • Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019
    • Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018
    • Galilee Basin (Coal Prohibition) Bill 2018
    • Great Australian Bight Environment Protection Bill 2019
    • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Amendment (Australian Freedoms) Bill 2019
    • Human Services Amendment (Photographic Identification and Fraud Prevention) Bill 2019
    • Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019
    • Landholders' Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015
    • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Single Treatment Pathway) Bill 2019
    • National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) Bill 2019
    • National Integrity Commission Bill 2018 (No. 2)
    • National Sports Tribunal Bill 2019
      National Sports Tribunal (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019
    • Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Facilitation) Bill 2017
    • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019
      Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Bill 2019
    • Plebiscite (Future Migration Level) Bill 2018
    • Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017
    • Royal Commissions Amendment (Private Sessions) Bill 2019
    • Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Ending the Poverty Trap) Bill 2018
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Overseas Welfare Recipients Integrity Program) Bill 2019
    • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Unsolicited Communications) Bill 2019
    • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2019.
  5. The committee considered the following bills but was unable to reach agreement:
    • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment (Sunsetting of Special Powers Relating to Terrorism Offences) Bill 2019
    • Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) Bill 2019
      Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2019
    • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Police Powers at Airports) Bill 2019
    • Migration Amendment (Streamlining Visa Processing) Bill 2019

(see appendix 3, 4, 5 and 6 for statements of reasons for referrals).

(Dean Smith)
Chair
25 July 2019

Amendment is available in the PDF version of this document

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