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Bills Referred to Committees

 

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2015; reporting date: 15 September 2015 ).

Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015‡

Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee ( referred 25 June 2015; reporting date varied 7 September 2015; reporting date: 10 November 2015 ).

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2015; reporting date: 12 October 2015 ).

Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee ( referred upon the introduction of the bill in the House of Representatives, 25 June 2015; bill introduced 25 June 2015; reporting date: 15 September 2015 ).

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred upon the introduction of the bills in the House of Representatives, 20 August 2015; bills introduced 20 August 2015; reporting date: 12 October 2015 ).

International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015

Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee ( referred 12 May 2015; reporting date varied 15 June and 25 June 2015; reporting date 17 September 2015 ).

Landholders’ Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015‡

Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee ( referred 5 March 2015; reporting date varied 24 June 2015; reporting date varied 10 August 2015; reporting date: 30 September 2015 ).

Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014‡

Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2015; reporting date: 28 October 2015 ).

Parliamentary Expenses Amendment (Transparency and Accountability) Bill 2015‡

Referred to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2015; reporting date: last sitting day of the first sitting week in February 2016 ).

Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee ( referred 25 June 2015; reporting date: 12 October 2015 ).

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee ( referred 20 August 2015; reporting date: 12 October 2015 ).

Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 [Provisions]‡

Referred to the Economics Legislation Committee ( referred 13 August 2015; reporting date: 14 September 2015 ).

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015

Schedule 2 of the bill referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee ( referred 7 September 2015; reporting date: 25 September 2015 ).

Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2015‡

Referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee ( referred 25 June 2015; reporting date varied 18 August 2015; reporting date: 15 October 2015 ).

 

Further information about the progress of these bills may be found in the Senate Bills List .

‡ Reference adopted by the Senate following a recommendation of the Selection of Bills Committee