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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 13 OF 2010

The Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator McEwen), by leave, tabled the following report:

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 13 OF 2010

 1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 28 October 2010 at 11.59 am.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the last sitting day of the 2011 autumn sittings;

  (b) the Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 November 2010; and

  (c) the provisions of the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the second sitting day in 2011.

 3. The committee also resolved to recommend—That in respect of the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2010 certain provisions of the bill be referred to committees as follows:

  (a) the provisions of Schedules 2 and 3 of the bill be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 November 2010; and

  (b) the provisions of Schedule 4 of the bill be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the first sitting day in 2011.

 4. The committee resolved to recommend—That the International Financial Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 not be referred to a committee.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Migration Amendment (Detention of Minors) Bill 2010

   Responsible Takeaway Alcohol Hours Bill 2010


   Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) e Bill 2010.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 28 October 2010.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.

Senator McEwen, by leave, moved—That in respect of the reference of the provisions of the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010, the Economics Legislation Committee have the power to consider and use the records of its predecessor committee appointed in the previous Parliament relating to its consideration of an earlier version of the bill.

Question put and passed.