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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 2 OF 2012

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 2 OF 2012

 1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 1 March 2012 at 11.19 am.


 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 May 2012;

  (b) the provisions of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (R 18+ Computer Games) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 March 2012; and

  (c) the provisions of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 8 May 2012.

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

   Assisting Victims of Overseas Terrorism Bill 2012

   Corporations Amendment (Phoenixing and Other Measures) Bill 2012

   Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Protecting Elector Participation) e Bill 2012

   Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

   Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

   Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

   Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill (No. 1) 2012

   Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Disability Support Pension Participation Reforms) Bill 2012

   Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Obligations and Prudential Standards) Bill 2012.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

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

   Corporations Legislation Amendment (Audit Enhancement) Bill 2012

   Indirect Tax Laws Amendment (Assessment) Bill 2012

   Low Aromatic Fuel Bill 2012

   Public Service Amendment Bill 2012

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

   Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 1) Bill 2012.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 1 March 2012.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.