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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 7 OF 2012

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 7 OF 2012

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 20 June 2012 at 7.14 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the Government Investment Funds Amendment (Ethical Investments) Bill 2011 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 August 2012 ;

  (b) the provisions of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Bill 2012 and the provisions of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Registration Fees) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 15 August 2012; and

  (c) the provisions of the Maritime Powers Bill 2012 and the provisions of the Maritime Powers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 August 2012.

 3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bill not be referred to a committee:

   Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2012.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Customs Tariff Amendment (2012 Measures No. 1) 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

   Statute Stocktake (Appropriations) Bill (No. 1) 2012.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 21 June 2012.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.