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8       Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report no. 4 of 2019

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 4 of 2019

1.      The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at 7.20 pm.

2.      The committee recommends that—

                 (a)   the provisions of the Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 September 2019;

                 (b)   the Human Services Amendment (Photographic Identification and Fraud Prevention) Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 September 2019;

                 (c)   the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 4 September 2019;

                 (d)   the provisions of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019 and the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 September 2019; and

                 (e)   the provisions of the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Extend Family Assistance to ABSTUDY Secondary School Boarding Students Aged 16 and Over) Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 September 2019.

3.      The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Measures) Bill 2019

Royal Commissions Amendment (Private Sessions) Bill 2019

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Overseas Welfare Recipients Integrity Program) Bill 2019

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2019

Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2019

Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2019

Treasury Laws Amendment (Ending Grandfathered Conflicted Remuneration) Bill 2019.

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

Air Services Amendment Bill 2018

Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2019

Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019

Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019

Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018

Great Australian Bight Environment Protection Bill 2019

Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Amendment (Australian Freedoms) Bill 2019

Identity-matching Services Bill 2019

Inspector-General of Live Animal Exports Bill 2019

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

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Single Treatment Pathway) Bill 2019

National Sports Tribunal Bill 2019

National Sports Tribunal (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019

New Skilled Regional Visas (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2019

Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Facilitation) Bill 2017

Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Ending the Poverty Trap) Bill 2018

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Unsolicited Communications) Bill 2019

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Partner Service Pension and Other Measures) Bill 2019.

Dean Smith

Chair

1 August 2019.

Senator Dean Smith moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.