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Wednesday, 25 November 2009
Page: 8813

Senator SIEWERT (12:30 PM) —On behalf of the Australian Greens and Senator Xenophon, I move the second reading amendment on sheet 6020 revised:

At the end of the motion, add “and that:

(a)   the bills, the multi-billion dollar adjustment to the bills, as agreed by the Coalition and the Government in November 2009, and the amendments required to implement that agreement, be referred to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12.30pm on 1 December 2009;

(b)   the Minister representing the Treasurer provide to that committee by 30 November 2009, for consideration as part of that inquiry, any modelling or analysis commissioned by Treasury and/or the Department of Climate Change and all documents prepared by Treasury in relation to the August 2009 Frontier Economics report on the economic impact of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme;

(c)   the Senate meet from 1 December to 3 December 2009 to consider the bills;

(d)   further consideration of the bills be an order of the day for the day the committee presents its report”.

Question put.