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10   Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report No. 3 of 2016

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 3 of 2016

1.      The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 7.18 pm.

2.      The committee resolved to recommend—That—

                 (a)   the provisions of the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 May 2016;

                 (b)   the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 June 2016;

                 (c)   the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 June 2016; and

                 (d)   the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Interest Charge) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 June 2016.

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

Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016

Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Norfolk Island) Bill 2016

Tax Laws Amendment (Norfolk Island CGT Exemption) Bill 2016

Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

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

Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014

Law and Justice Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016

Registration of Deaths Abroad Amendment Bill 2016

Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016

Restoring Territory Rights (Dying with Dignity) Bill 2016

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

David Bushby

Chair

3 March 2016.

Senator Bushby moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.