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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 1 OF 2010

Senator McEwen, by leave and at the request of the Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator O'Brien), tabled the following report:

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 1 OF 2010

 1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 4 February 2010 at 11.51 am.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 March 2010; and

  (b) the Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 June 2010 .

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

   Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2010

   Britt Lapthorne Bill 2009

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Excise) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—General) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2010

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010

   Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2010

   Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Support for Whaling) Bill 2010

   Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2010

   Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

   Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Bill 2009

   Higher Education Support Amendment (University College London) Bill 2010

   Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2010

   Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

   Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2009

   Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 3) Bill 2009.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Australian Research Council Amendment Bill 2010

   ComSuper Bill 2010


   Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Bill 2010

   Keeping Jobs from Going Offshore (Protection of Personal Information) Bill 2009

   Superannuation Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010.

 Kerry O'Brien

 Chair

 4 February 2010.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Senator Parry moved the following amendment:

 At the end of the motion, add "but, in respect of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2010, the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee report by 15 March 2010".

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

Main question, as amended, put and passed.