Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 11 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 Jacqui Lambie
Senator the Hon James McGrath
Senator Rex Patrick
Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Secretary: Tim Bryant
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REPORT NO. 11 OF 2020 

Amended in the chamber on Thursday, 3 December 2020

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 2 December 2020 at 7.34 pm.
  2. The committee recommends that—
    1. the Judges’ Pensions Amendment (Pension Not Payable for Misconduct) Bill 2020 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 April 2021 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral).
  3. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020
    • Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Refunds of Charges and Other Measures) Bill 2020
    • Electoral Amendment (Territory Representation) Bill 2020
    • Native Title Amendment (Infrastructure and Public Facilities) Bill 2020
    • Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Protecting Consumers from Predatory Leasing Practices) Bill 2020
    • Telecommunications Amendment (Infrastructure in New Developments) Bill 2020
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 5) Bill 2020
    • VET Student Payment Arrangements (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2020.
  4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Serious Incident Response Scheme and Other Measures) Bill 2020
    • Air Services Amendment Bill 2018
    • Australian Education Legislation Amendment (Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children) Bill 2020
    • Australian Immunisation Register Amendment (Reporting) Bill 2020
    • Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019
    • Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals and Other Measures) Bill 2020
    • Customs Amendment (Safer Cladding) Bill 2019
    • Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018
    • Export Control Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2020
    • Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020 Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020
    • Governor-General Amendment (Cessation of Allowances in the Public Interest) Bill 2019
    • Great Australian Bight Environment Protection Bill 2019
    • Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Bill 2020 Industrial Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
      Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Charge (General) Bill 2020
      Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Charge (Customs) Bill 2020
      Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Charge (Excise) Bill 2020
    • Interactive Gambling Amendment (Prohibition on Credit Card Use) Bill 2020
    • Migration Amendment (New Maritime Crew Visas) Bill 2020
    • National Collecting Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
    • National Emergency Declaration Bill 2020
      National Emergency Declaration (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020
    • Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017
    • Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2020
    • Social Security Amendment (COVID-19 Supplement) Bill 2020
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2019
    • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2019
    • Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2020
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 6) Bill 2020.
  5. The committee considered the following bill but was unable to reach agreement:
    • Corporations Amendment (Corporate Insolvency Reforms) Bill 2020 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral).

(Dean Smith)
Chair
3 December 2020

Amendment is available in the PDF version of this document

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