Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 5 for 2020

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 Raff Ciccone
Senator Katy Gallagher
Senator the Hon James McGrath
Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Secretary: Tim Bryant
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 5 OF 2020 

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 11 June 2020 at 7.15 pm.
  2. The committee recommends that—
    • the provisions of the Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020 and the Payment Times Reporting (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 July 2020 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
    • the provisions of the Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Amendment (Dairy Cattle Export Charge) Bill 2020 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 July 2020 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
    • the provisions of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Amendment Bill 2020 and the Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 2020 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 July 2020 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral).
  3. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020
    • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Amendment (APRA Industry Funding) Bill 2020
      Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020
      Authorised Non-operating Holding Companies Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020
      General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020
      Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020
      Retirement Savings Account Providers Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020
      Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020
    • Aviation Legislation Amendment (Liability and Insurance) Bill 2020
    • Coronavirus Economic Support and Recovery (No-one Left Behind) Bill 2020
    • Fair Work Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2020
    • Galilee Basin (Coal Prohibition) Bill 2018
    • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020
    • National Skills Commissioner Bill 2020
    • Norfolk Island Amendment (Supreme Court) Bill 2020
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 2) Bill 2020.
  4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 1) Bill 2020
    • Air Services Amendment Bill 2018
    • Australian Education Legislation Amendment (Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children) Bill 2020
    • Banking Amendment (Deposits) Bill 2020
    • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio and Other Measures) Bill 2020
    • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill 2020.
    • Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019
    • Customs Amendment (Safer Cladding) Bill 2019
    • Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018
    • Education Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020
    • Electoral Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2020
    • Governor-General Amendment (Cessation of Allowances in the Public Interest) Bill 2019
    • Great Australian Bight Environment Protection Bill 2019
    • Health Insurance Amendment (Continuing the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner) Bill 2020
    • National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill 2020
    • Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017
    • Services Australia Governance Amendment Bill 2020
    • Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2020
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2019
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Ending the Poverty Trap) Bill 2018
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2019
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 3) Bill
    • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Supporting the Wellbeing of Veterans and Their Families) Bill 2020.

(Dean Smith)
Chair
12 June 2020