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8       Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report No. 1 of 2016

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 1 of 2016

1.      The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 3 February 2016 at 7.17 pm.

2.      The committee resolved to recommend—That—

                 (a)   the provisions of the Australian Crime Commission Amendment (National Policing Information) Bill 2015 and the Australian Crime Commission (National Policing Information Charges) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 March 2016;

                 (b)   the provisions of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013 [No. 2] and the Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2] be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date ;

                 (c)   the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 March 2016;

                 (d)   the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (New Tax System for Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015, the Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015, the Medicare Levy Amendment (Attribution Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015 and the Income Tax (Attribution Managed Investment Trusts—Offsets) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 March 2016; and

                 (e)   the provisions of the Water Amendment (Review Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 March 2016.

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

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2015

Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2015

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Payment Surcharges) Bill 2015

Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2015

Restoring Territory Rights (Assisted Suicide Legislation) Bill 2015

Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 6) Bill 2015

Tax Laws Amendment (Implementation of the Common Reporting Standard) Bill 2015

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Amendment Bill 2015.

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

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

Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Restructure Roll-over) Bill 2016

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Expanded Gold Card Access) Bill 2015.

David Bushby

Chair

4 February 2016.

Senator Bushby moved—That the report be adopted.

Senator Moore moved the following amendment:

At the end of the motion, add “and, in respect of the provisions of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013 [No. 2] and the Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the Education and Employment Legislation Committee report by 15 March 2016”.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 34

Senators—

Brown

Ketter

McKim

Simms

Bullock

Lambie

McLucas

Singh

Cameron

Lazarus

Moore

Sterle

Conroy

Lines

O’Neill

Urquhart

Dastyari

Ludlam

Peris

Wang

Di Natale

Ludwig

Rhiannon

Waters

Gallacher

Madigan

Rice

Whish-Wilson

Gallagher

McAllister

Siewert

Wong

Hanson-Young

McEwen (Teller)

 

 

 

NOES, 33

Senators—

Back

Day

Lindgren

Ruston

Bernardi

Edwards

Macdonald

Ryan

Birmingham

Fawcett

McGrath

Scullion

Brandis

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Seselja

Bushby (Teller)

Fifield

Muir

Sinodinos

Canavan

Heffernan

Nash

Smith

Cash

Johnston

O’Sullivan

Williams

Colbeck

Leyonhjelm

Reynolds

Xenophon

Cormann

 

 

 

Question agreed to.

Motion, as amended, debated.

Question—That the motion, as amended, be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 38

Senators—

Bilyk

Ketter

McKim

Siewert

Brown

Lambie

McLucas

Simms

Bullock

Lazarus

Moore

Singh

Cameron

Leyonhjelm

Muir

Sterle

Conroy

Lines

O’Neill

Urquhart

Dastyari

Ludlam

Peris

Wang

Di Natale

Ludwig

Polley

Waters

Gallacher

Madigan

Rhiannon

Whish-Wilson

Gallagher

McAllister

Rice

Xenophon

Hanson-Young

McEwen (Teller)

 

 

 

NOES, 30

Senators—

Back

Cormann

Lindgren

Ruston

Bernardi

Day

Macdonald

Ryan

Birmingham

Edwards

McGrath

Scullion

Brandis

Fawcett

McKenzie

Seselja

Bushby (Teller)

Fierravanti-Wells

Nash

Sinodinos

Canavan

Fifield

O’Sullivan

Smith

Cash

Heffernan

Reynolds

Williams

Colbeck

Johnston

 

 

 

Question agreed to.