Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 9 for 2021


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. 9 OF 2021

Amended in the chamber on Thursday, 12 August 2021

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 7.13 pm.
  2. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
    • Customs Amendment (2022 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2021
      Customs Tariff Amendment (2022 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2021
    • Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021
    • Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 6) Bill 2021.
  3. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
    • Air Services Amendment Bill 2018
    • Biosecurity Amendment (No Crime to Return Home) Bill 2021
    • Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced By Forced Labour) Bill 2021
    • Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals) Bill 2021
    • Defence Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2020
    • Defence Legislation Amendment (Discipline Reform) Bill 2021
    • Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2021
    • Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018
    • Electoral Legislation Amendment (Counting, Scrutiny and Operational Efficiencies) Bill 2021
    • Electoral Legislation Amendment (Candidate Eligibility) Bill 2021
      Electoral Legislation Amendment (Party Registration Integrity) Bill 2021
      Electoral Legislation Amendment (Political Campaigners) Bill 2021
      Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Offences and Preventing Multiple Voting) Bill 2021
    • Electric Vehicles Accountability Bill 2021
    • Fair Work Amendment (Improving Paid Parental Leave for Parents of Stillborn Babies) Bill 2021
    • Governor-General Amendment (Cessation of Allowances in the Public Interest) Bill 2019
    • Great Australian Bight Environment Protection Bill 2019
    • Human Rights (Targeted Sanctions) Bill 2021
    • Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Amendment Bill 2021
    • International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2021
    • Migration Amendment (New Maritime Crew Visas) Bill 2020
    • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Transparency and Cost Recovery) Bill 2021
    • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Improved Grants Reporting) Bill 2021
    • Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017
    • Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Amendment (No New Fossil Fuels) Bill 2021
    • 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.
  4. The committee considered the following bills but were unable to reach agreement:
    • Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2021
    • Charter of the United Nations Amendment Bill 2021.

(Dean Smith)
12 August 2021

Amendment is available in the PDF version of this document