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Thursday, 23 August 2012
Page: 6214


Senator McEWEN (South AustraliaGovernment Whip in the Senate) (11:55): I present the 10th report of 2012 of the Selection of Bills Committee and I seek leave to have the report incorporated in Hansard.

Leave granted.

The report read as follows—

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 10 OF 2012

1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 at 7.01 pm.

2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

(a) contingent upon their introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2012 and the Tax Laws Amendment (Special Conditions for Not-for-profit Concessions) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 September 2012 (see appendices 1 and 2 for statements of reasons for referral);

(b) the Fair Work Amendment (Small Business—Penalty Rates Exemption) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 29 November 2012 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

(c) the provisions of the Protecting Local Jobs (Regulating Enterprise Migration Agreements) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 29 October 2012 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral).

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

•   International Monetary Agreements Amendment (Loans) Bill 2012

•   Statute Law Revision Bill 2012.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

Aviation Legislation Amendment (Liability and Insurance) Bill 2012

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Public Interest Test) Bill 2012

Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising (Broadcasting and Telecommunications Amendment) Bill 2011

Special Broadcasting Service Amendment (Natural Program Breaks and Disruptive Advertising) Bill 2012.

Ordered that the report be adopted.