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7       Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report No. 15 of 2015

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


REPORT NO. 15 of 2015

1.      The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 7.11 pm.

2.      The committee resolved to recommend—That—

                 (a)   the Interactive Gambling Amendment (Sports Betting Reform) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 May 2016; and

                 (b)   the provisions of the Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2015) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 3 February 2016.

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

Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Bill 2015

Export Control Amendment (Quotas) Bill 2015

Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 3) 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (Gifts) Bill 2015

Treasury Legislation Amendment (Repeal Day 2015) Bill 2015.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

Aged Care Amendment (Red Tape Reduction in Places Management) Bill 2015

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Amendment Bill 2015

Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment (Securing the Automotive Component Industry) Bill 2015

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

Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Proceeds of Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Family Law Amendment (Financial Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (No. 2) Bill 2015

Migration Amendment (Free the Children) Bill 2015

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

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Expanded Gold Card Access) Bill 2015.

David Bushby


26 November 2015.

Senator Bushby moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.