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Bills Referred to Committees

Bills currently referred

Australian Protective Service Amendment Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee ( referred 10 September 2003; reporting date: 7 October 2003 ).

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Invasive Species) Bill 2002‡

Referred to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee ( referred 26 March 2003; order varied 26 June 2003; reporting date varied 16 September 2003; reporting date: last sitting day in March 2004 ).

Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003

Referred to the Select Committee on Medicare ( referred 19 June 2003; reporting date varied 21 August 2003; reporting date: 30 October 2003 ).

Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred 19 March 2003; reporting date varied 11 August and 21 August 2003; reporting date: 16 October 2003 ).

Plastic Bag Levy (Assessment and Collection) Bill 2002 [No. 2]‡

Plastic Bag (Minimisation of Usage) Education Fund Bill 2002 [No. 2]‡

Referred to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee ( referred 5 March 2003; reporting date: 7 October 2003 ).

State Elections (One Vote, One Value) Bill 2001 [2002]

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional References Committee ( referred 9 September 2003; reporting date: 30 October 2003 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Compliance with Court and Tribunal Orders) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2003; reporting date: 13 October 2003 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Remedies for Unprotected Action) Bill 2002‡

Referred to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee ( referred 17 September 2003; reporting date: 13 October 2003 ).

Provisions of bills currently referred

Age Discrimination Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee ( referred 13 August 2003; reporting date: 18 September 2003 ).

Aviation Transport Security Bill 2003‡

Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee ( referred upon the introduction of the bills in the House of Representatives pursuant to the Selection of Bills Committee report no. 4, 26 March 2003; bills introduced 27 March 2003; reporting date varied 14 May, 16 and 25 June, 14 August, 9 September and 16 September 2003; reporting date: 7 October 2003 ).

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Bill 2003‡

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred 17 September 2003; reporting date: 16 October 2003 ).

Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2003; reporting date: 28 October 2003 ).

International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred 17 September 2003; reporting date: 3 November 2003 ).

Legislative Instruments Bill 2003

Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

Referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances ( referred 13 August 2003; reporting date varied 16 September 2003; reporting date: 16 October 2003 ).

Migration Legislation Amendment (Identification and Authentication) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2003; reporting date varied 11 September 2003; reporting date: 18 September 2003 ).

Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation Contributions Splitting) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred 17 September 2003; reporting date: 3 November 2003 ).

Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee ( referred 13 August 2003; reporting date: 30 October 2003 ).

Workplace Relations Amendment (Codifying Contempt Offences) Bill 2003‡

Referred to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2003; reporting date: 13 October 2003 ).

Further information about the progress of these bills may be found in the Department of the Senate’s Bills to Committees Update .

Pursuant to adoption of report of Selection of Bills Committee .