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8       Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report No. 11 of 2015

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


REPORT NO. 11 of 2015

1.      The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at 7.12 pm.

2.      The committee resolved to recommend—That—

                 (a)   contingent upon its introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (More Generous Means Testing for Youth Payments) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 November 2015; and

                 (b)   the provisions of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Better Targeting the Income Tax Transparency Laws) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 October 2015.

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

Aged Care Amendment (Independent Complaints Arrangements) Bill 2015

Australian Centre for Social Cohesion Bill 2015

Banking Laws Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Bill 2015

Fair Work Amendment (Penalty Rates Exemption for Small Businesses) Bill 2015

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment (Inter-State Voyages) Bill 2015

Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 4) Bill 2015.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

Australian Immunisation Register Bill 2015

Australian Immunisation Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2015

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2015

Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014

Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Marriage Equality Plebiscite Bill 2015

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single Parents) Bill 2014

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Further Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill 2015.

David Bushby


10 September 2015.

Senator Bushby moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.