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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 8 OF 2013

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 8 OF 2013

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 at 6.44 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) contingent upon its introduction in the Senate, the Copyright Legislation Amendment (Fair Go for Fair Use) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report 3 October 2013;

  (b) the Fair Trade (Workers' Rights) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the first sitting day in February 2014;

  (c) the Overseas Aid (Millennium Development Goals) Bill 2013 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 November 2013; and


  (d) the Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013 [No. 2] be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 30 November 2013 .

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

   Insurance Contracts Amendment (Unfair Terms) Bill 2013

   Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 3) Bill 2013

   Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 4) Bill 2013.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Leaders' Debate Commission) e Bill 2013

   Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2013

   Fair Trade (Australian Standards) Bill 2013

   Interactive Gambling Amendment (Virtual Credits) Bill 2013

   Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single Parents) Bill 2013

   Social Security Legislation Amendment (Caring for People on Newstart) Bill 2013.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 27 June 2013.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.