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Senate Order of Business No. 36, Wednesday



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The Senate

This document is issued as a guide to senators.

The business listed is subject to change.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

(Proceedings to be broadcast on radio)

2010-11/36

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

AT 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Government documents to be presented - pursuant to order 1

(A list is attached)

  1. Authorisation for committees to meet

  • Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin) , by leave, to move a motion authorising the committee to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate today
  • Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (Senator Barnett) , by leave, to move a motion authorising the committee to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate today
  1. Government business

Notice of motion -

No.  1 - Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (Senator Carr) - Introduction of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011

Orders of the day -

No. 1-Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2011 Measures No. 1) Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 2-Aged Care Amendment Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading deb ate

No. 3-Customs Amendment (Serious Drugs Detection) Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 4-Customs Amendment (Export Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading debate

 

No. 5-Customs Tariff Amendment (2012 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 6-Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (MRCA Supplement) Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading debate

No.  7-Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Amendment Bill 2010 - Resumption of second reading debate

No. 8-Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011 - Resumption of second reading debate 2

Refer to Notice Paper for other orders of the day

At 12.45 pm

  1. Matters of public interest discussion

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

  1. Motions to take note of answers

Time limit: 30 minutes

  1. Petitions

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

  • Postponement notifications
  1. Discovery of formal business 3

Government business - notice of motion -

No.  1 - Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (Senator Carr) - Introduction of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011

General business - notices of motion -

No.  294 - Senator Bilyk - Authorising the Joint Standing Committee on Migration to meet during the sitting of the Senate on Wednesday, 6 July 2011

No.  295 - Chair of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Senator Kroger) - Extension of time to report (Requests for Tender for aviation contracts)

No.  296 - Senator Hanson-Young - Variation to the resolution of appointment of the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Immigration Detention Network (election of chair and deputy chair)

No.  297 - Senators Barnett, Bernardi and Fierravanti-Wells - Coptic Christians in Egypt

No.  299 - Chair of the Select Committee on the Scrutiny of New Taxes (Senator Cormann) - Authorising the committee to hold a private meeting otherwise than in accordance with standing order 33(1) during the sitting of the Senate on Thursday, 23 June 2011

  1. Any proposal pursuant to standing order 75

(If a proposal is submitted, it will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit: 60 minutes, or if no motions are moved  

to take note of answers, 90 minutes

  1. Tabling and consideration of committee reports - pursuant to standing order 62(4)

  • Chair of the Procedure Committee (Senator Ferguson) to present second report of 2011 - Operation of standing order 55(2) to (5); consideration of private senators bills; procedures for dealing with formal motions; use of general business time on Thursdays ; consideration of government documents and move for its adoption
  • Chair of the Standing Committee of Senators Interests (Senator Bernardi) to present report 2 of 2011 - Arrangements for online publication of the Register of Senators Interests
  • Chair of th e Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Senator Crossin) to present report - Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 [Provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)
  • Chairman of the Standing Committee for the S crutiny of Bills (Senator Coonan) to present sixth report and alert digest no. 6 of 2011
  • Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (Senator Troeth) to present 3rd report of 2011 - Referrals made February to March 2011 ( tabled in the House of Representatives on 20 June 2011 )

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes

  1. Ministerial statements

Minister to table a statement on Australia’s offshore oil and gas resources sector security inquiry (made in the House of Representatives on 21 June 2011)

 

  1. Tabling of documents

  1. By President

Reports of the Auditor-General:

    • No.  52 of 2010-11 - Performance audit - Administration of deductible gift recipients (non-profit sector): Australian Taxation Office
    • No.  53 o f 2010-11 - Performance audit - Drought assistance: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  1. By ministers
  1. By Clerk (delegated legislation including regulations, ordinances, determinations, rules, declarations and orders - a list will be circulated in the chamber)

Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes 

Time limit per motion: 30 minutes 

Total time limit for all motions (items 14 and 15): 60 minutes

  1. Committee membership , by leave

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

  • transmitting the following bills for concurrence:

Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 5) Bill 2011

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011

( these bills are not subject to the bills cut-off order )

  • notifying the appointment of members to the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Immigration Detention Network
  1. Order of business - It is proposed to consider business in the following order -

Business of the Senate - notice of motion -

No. 1 - Senators Cormann, Xenophon and Williams - Disallowance of the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2) and the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 3)

Business of the Senate - orders of the day -

No. 1-Economics Legislation Committee

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation C ommittee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Rural Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

- Reports - 2011-12 Budget es timates

No. 2-Economics Legislation Committee - Report - Schedule 5 of the Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 5) Bill 2011 [Provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

No. 3-Rural Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee - Final report - Exposure draft and explanatory memorandum of the Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2011

No. 4-Community Affairs Legislation Committee - Final report - Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 [Provisions] (pursuant to order of the Senate of 12 May 2011)

No.  5-Economics Legislation Committee - Report - Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping) Bill 2011 (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

No. 6-Economics Legislation Committee - Report - Customs Amendment (Anti-dumping Measures) Bill 2011 [Provisions] (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

No. 7-Economics Legislation Committee - Report - Schedule 4 of the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011 (pursuant to Selection of Bills Committee report)

No.  8-Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee - Final report - Pilot safety, including consideration of the Transport Safety Investigation Amendment (Incident Reports) Bill 2010

Government business continued (see item 4)

At 4 pm

  1. Valedictory statements - Senators Hutchins, Hurley and Fielding

  1. Adjournment proposed - 7.20 pm

  1. Adjournment - not later than 8 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster - Senators Hurley, Barnett, Forshaw, McGauran, Crossin and Barnett

 

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COMMITTEES AUTHORISED TO MEET DURING THE SITTING OF THE SENATE TODAY

  • Joint Standing Committee on Migration - from 10.30 am to noon
  • Joint Stan ding Committee on the National Capital and External Territories - from 12.30 pm to 2 pm

 

SENATE

PROPOSED PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENT

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 ^

* DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGEING - NHMRC Embryo Research Licensing Committee - Report for the period 1 September 2010 to 28 February 2011 - Section 19(3) of the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002

(20 April 2011 / 21 April 2011)

^  List prepared by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

* Not available prior to tabling.

Note: As recommen ded by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration, the dates listed in brackets at the end of certain annual reports indicate the date on which the report was submitted to the minister and the date the report was received by the minister, respectively.



1   These documents will be considered at a later date



2   This bill cannot be called on until the report of the Economics Legislation Committee on its inquiry into Schedule 4 of the bill has been presented (see item no. 18)



3   If a notice of motion is declared formal it will be put and determined without amendment or debate. Any senator may object to a notice of motion being declared formal, in which case it will be listed for debate at a subsequent time