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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 11 OF 2013

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 11 OF 2013

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 at 7.36 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 February 2014;

  (b) the Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 4 March 2014;

  (c) contingent upon its introduction in the Senate, the Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 19 February 2014;

  (d) contingent upon its introduction in the Senate, the Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 February 2014;

  (e) contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Migration Amendment Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 February 2014; and

  (f) the Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 March 2014.

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

   Fair Trade (Workers' Rights) Bill 2013

   Migration Amendment (Visa Maximum Numbers Determinations) Bill 2013

   Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

   Tax Bonus for Working Australians Repeal Bill 2013

   Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1) Bill 2013

   Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2013.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Landholders' Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2013

   Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2013

   National Integrity Commission Bill 2013.

 Helen Kroger

 Chair

 11 December 2013.

Senator Kroger moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.