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19    Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report No. 16 of 2015

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 16 of 2015

1.      The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 2 December 2015 at 7.23 pm.

2.      The committee resolved to recommend—That—

                 (a)   the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 June 2016;

                 (b)   contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 February 2016;

                 (c)   the Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 February 2016;

                 (d)   the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Proceeds of Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 3 February 2016;

                 (e)   the provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 February 2016;

                  (f)   contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Fair Work Amendment (Remaining 2014 Measures) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 4 February 2016;

                 (g)   the provisions of the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 1 March 2016;

                 (h)   the Family Law Amendment (Financial Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 February 2016;

                  (i)   the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 29 February 2016;

                  (j)   the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 4 February 2016;

                 (k)   the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 February 2016;

                  (l)   the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2015 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 1 March 2016; and

                (m)   the provisions of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 February 2016.

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

Aged Care Amendment (Red Tape Reduction in Places Management) Bill 2015

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Amendment Bill 2015

Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 2) Bill 2015.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

Australian Crime Commission Amendment (National Policing Information) Bill 2015

Australian Crime Commission (National Policing Information Charges) Bill 2015

Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment (Securing the Automotive Component Industry) Bill 2015

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2015

Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2015

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Payment Surcharges) Bill 2015

Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014

Income Tax (Attribution Managed Investment Trusts—Offsets) Bill 2015

Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015

Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2015

Medicare Levy Amendment (Attribution Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015

Restoring Territory Rights (Assisted Suicide Legislation) Bill 2015

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single Parents) Bill 2014

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 6) Bill 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (Implementation of the Common Reporting Standard) Bill 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (New Tax System for Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Amendment Bill 2015

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Expanded Gold Card Access) Bill 2015

Water Amendment (Review Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2015.

David Bushby

Chair

3 December 2015.

Senator Bushby moved—That the report be adopted.

Senator Moore moved the following amendment:

At the end of the motion, add “but, in respect of the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 the Education and Employment Legislation Committee report by 17 March 2016”.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put and passed.

Main question, as amended, put and passed.