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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 16 OF 2012

The Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator McEwen) tabled the following report:

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 16 OF 2012

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 at 6.22 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 27 February 2013;

  (b) the provisions of the Australian Education Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013;

  (c) the Biosecurity Bill 2012 and the Inspector-General of Biosecurity Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 27 February 2013;

  (d) the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013;

  (e) the provisions of the Customs Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013;

  (f) the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 25 February 2013;

  (g) the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Towards Transparency) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 March 2013;


  (h) contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012, be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013;

  (i) the provisions of the Native Title Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 March 2013;

  (j) the Parliamentary Service Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 February 2013; and

  (k) the provisions of the Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover Loading and Other Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 March 2013.

 3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012

    Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Administration) Bill 2012

    Federal Circuit Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments) e Bill 2012

    Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 4) 2012

    Income Tax Rates Amendment (Unlawful Payments from Regulated Superannuation Funds) Bill 2012

    International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2012

    Migration Amendment (Special Protection Scheme for Afghan Coalition Employees) Bill 2012.

    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures) Bill 2012

    Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Bill 2012

    Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2012

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Bill 2012

    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Reducing Illegal Early Release and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Service Providers and Other Governance Measures) Bill 2012

    Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 6) Bill 2012

    Water Amendment (Save the Murray-Darling Basin) Bill 2012.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

 4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bill to its next meeting:

   Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2012.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 29 November 2012.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.