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4     Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Declaration of urgency : The Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield) declared the following bills to be urgent bills:

Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

and moved—That these bills be considered urgent bills.

Statements by leave : The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong), the Minister for Employment (Senator Abetz), the Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne) and Senator Xenophon, by leave, made statements relating to the matter.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 35

Senators—

Abetz

Day

Macdonald

Reynolds

Back

Edwards

Mason

Ruston

Bernardi

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Birmingham

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Seselja

Bushby (Teller)

Fifield

Muir

Sinodinos

Canavan

Heffernan

Nash

Smith

Cash

Lambie

O’Sullivan

Wang

Colbeck

Lazarus

Parry

Williams

Cormann

Leyonhjelm

Payne

 

 

 

 



 

NOES, 33

Senators—

Brown

Hanson-Young

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Ketter

O’Neill

Waters

Cameron

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Carr

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Collins

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Conroy

Madigan

Rice

Xenophon

Dastyari

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Di Natale

McLucas

Singh

 

Faulkner

Milne

Sterle

 

 

 

Question agreed to.

Allotment of time : Senator Fifield moved—That the time allotted for consideration of the remaining stages of these bills be until 11.50 am today.

Closure : Senator Fifield moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 35

Senators—

Abetz

Day

Macdonald

Reynolds

Back

Edwards

Mason

Ruston

Bernardi

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Birmingham

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Seselja

Bushby (Teller)

Fifield

Muir

Sinodinos

Canavan

Heffernan

Nash

Smith

Cash

Lambie

O’Sullivan

Wang

Colbeck

Lazarus

Parry

Williams

Cormann

Leyonhjelm

Payne

 

 

 

NOES, 33

Senators—

Brown

Hanson-Young

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Ketter

O’Neill

Waters

Cameron

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Carr

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Collins

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Conroy

Madigan

Rice

Xenophon

Dastyari

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Di Natale

McLucas

Singh

 

Faulkner

Milne

Sterle

 

 

 

Question agreed to.

Question—That the motion for the allotment of time be agreed to—put.



 

The Senate divided—

AYES, 35

Senators—

Abetz

Day

Macdonald

Reynolds

Back

Edwards

Mason

Ruston

Bernardi

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Birmingham

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Seselja

Bushby (Teller)

Fifield

Muir

Sinodinos

Canavan

Heffernan

Nash

Smith

Cash

Lambie

O’Sullivan

Wang

Colbeck

Lazarus

Parry

Williams

Cormann

Leyonhjelm

Payne

 

 

 

NOES, 33

Senators—

Brown

Hanson-Young

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Ketter

O’Neill

Waters

Cameron

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Carr

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Collins

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Conroy

Madigan

Rice

Xenophon

Dastyari

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Di Natale

McLucas

Singh

 

Faulkner

Milne

Sterle

 

 

 

Question agreed to.

Order of the day read for the further consideration of the bills in committee of the whole.

 

 

 

In the committee

Consideration resumed of the bills— and of the amendment moved by Senator Singh in respect of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] :

Schedule 1, page 4 (line 1) to page 70 (line 21), omit the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 1 Amendments

Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011

1  Subsection 66F(2) (paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Omit “31 July 2014”, substitute “31 October 2014”.

2  Subsection 66F(2) (paragraph (c) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Repeal the paragraph.

3  Subsection 66F(4) (paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Omit “31 July 2014”, substitute “31 October 2014”.

4  Subsection 66F(4) (paragraph (c) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Repeal the paragraph.

Clean Energy Act 2011

5  Section 4

Omit “, 1 July 2013 and 1 July 2014”, substitute “and 1 July 2013”.

6  Section 4

Before “1 July 2015”, insert “1 July 2014,”.

7  Section 5 (definition of fixed charge year)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

fixed charge year means:

                              (a)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2012; or

                              (b)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2013.

For the purposes of paragraph (b), the months of July, August and September 2014 are taken to be part of the financial year beginning on 1 July 2013.

8  Section 5 (definition of flexible charge year)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

flexible charge year means:

                              (a)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2014; or

                              (b)  a later eligible financial year.

For the purposes of paragraph (a), the months of October, November and December 2014, and January, February, March, April, May and June 2015, are taken to be the financial year beginning on 1 July 2014.

9  After paragraph 14(2)(b)

Insert:

                            (ba)  if the regulations declare the carbon pollution cap, and the carbon pollution cap number, for the flexible charge year beginning on 1 July 2014—must have regard to any report that:

                                                  (i)   was given to the Minister by the Climate Change Authority under section 60 of the Climate Change Authority Act 2011 ; and

                                                 (ii)   dealt with the carbon pollution cap for that year; and

10  At the end of subsection 15(1)

Add “(other than regulations that declare the carbon pollution cap, and the carbon pollution cap number, for the flexible charge year beginning on 1 July 2014)”.



 

11  After section 15

Insert:

15A   When regulations must be tabled—2014-15 flexible charge year

Scope

     (1)   This section applies to regulations that declare the carbon pollution cap, and the carbon pollution cap number, for the flexible charge year beginning on 1 July 2014.

When regulations must be tabled

     (2)   The Minister must take all reasonable steps to ensure that the regulations are tabled in each House of the Parliament under section 38 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 not later than 31 August 2014.

     (3)   The regulations must not be made, or tabled in a House of the Parliament, after 31 August 2014.

Reasons must be tabled

     (4)   If, on a particular day (the tabling day ), a copy of the regulations is tabled in a House of the Parliament under section 38 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 , the Minister must:

                              (a)  cause to be tabled in that House a written statement setting out the Minister’s reasons for making the recommendation to the Governor-General about the regulations; and

                              (b)  do so on, or as soon as practicable after, the tabling day.

12  Section 16 (at the end of the heading)

Add “ —later flexible charge years ”.

13  Subsections 16(1) and (2)

Omit “31 May 2014”, substitute “30 November 2014”.

14  Subsection 16(3)

Omit “of May that is 14 months before the start of a particular flexible charge year beginning on or after 1 July 2016, no regulations made for the purposes of section 14”, substitute “of November that is 8 months before the start of a particular flexible charge year beginning on or after 1 July 2016, no regulations to which section 15 applies”.

15  Subsection 16(3)

Omit “that May”, substitute “that November”.

16  Subsection 16(4)

Omit “the May”, substitute “the November”.

17  Section 17 (heading)

Omit “ 2015-16 ”, substitute “ 2014-15 ”.

18  Subsection 17(1)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.



 

19  Subsection 17(2) (formula)

Repeal the formula, substitute:



20  Subsection 18(1)

Omit “1 July 2016”, substitute “1 July 2015”.

21  Section 93

Before “1 July 2015”, insert “1 July 2014,”.

22  Subsection 100(1)

After “following table”, insert “(other than an exempt item)”.

23  Subsection 100(1) (table items 5 and 6)

Repeal the items.

24  Subsection 100(1) (table items 7, 8 and 9)

Repeal the items, substitute:

7

The period:

(a) beginning at the emissions number publication time of the person for the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2014; and

(b) ending at the end of 1 February 2016.

the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2014

the amount prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this table item

8

The period:

(a) beginning at the emissions number publication time of the person for the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2015; and

(b) ending at the end of 1 February 2017.

the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2015

the amount obtained by multiplying the per unit charge applicable under item 7 by:

(a) 1.07625; or

(b) if another number is specified in the regulations—that other number



 

9

The period:

(a) beginning at the emissions number publication time of the person for the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2016; and

(b) ending at the end of 1 February 2018.

the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2016

the amount obtained by multiplying the per unit charge applicable under item 8 by:

(a) 1.07625; or

(b) if another number is specified in the regulations—that other number

10

The period:

(a) beginning at the emissions number publication time of the person for the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2017; and

(b) ending at the end of 1 February 2019.

the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2017

the amount obtained by multiplying the per unit charge applicable under item 9 by:

(a) 1.07625; or

(b) if another number is specified in the regulations—that other number

25  Subsection 100(1) (note)

Omit “Note”, substitute “Note 1”.

26  At the end of subsection 100(1) (after the note)

Add:

Note 2:       For exempt item , see subsections (13A), (13B) and (13C).

27  Subsection 100(2)

Omit “item 7, 8 or 9”, substitute “item 7, 8, 9 or 10”.

28  Subsection 100(3) (heading)

Omit “ items 1, 3 and 5 ”, substitute “ items 1 and 3 ”.

29  Subsection 100(3)

Omit “item 1, 3 or 5”, substitute “item 1 or 3”.

30  Subsection 100(4) (heading)

Omit “ 6, 7, 8 and 9 ”, substitute “ 7, 8, 9 and 10 ”.



 

31  Subsection 100(4)

Omit “item 2, 4, 6, 7, 8 or 9”, substitute “item 2, 4, 7, 8, 9 or 10”.

32  Subsection 100(6)

After “subsection (1)”, insert “(other than an exempt item)”.

33  At the end of subsection 100(6)

Add:

Note:          For exempt item , see subsections (13A), (13B) and (13C).

34  Before paragraph 100(9)(a)

Insert:

                            (aa)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2014;

35  After subsection 100(13)

Insert:

Exempt item

(13A)  The regulations may declare that item 8 of the table in subsection (1) is an exempt item for the purposes of this section.

(13B)  The regulations may declare that item 9 of the table in subsection (1) is an exempt item for the purposes of this section.

(13C)  The regulations may declare that item 10 of the table in subsection (1) is an exempt item for the purposes of this section.

36  Subsection 100(14)

Omit “31 May 2014”, substitute “31 August 2014”.

37  Subsection 100(15)

Repeal the subsection.

38  Before subsection 101(1A)

Insert:

(1AA)  Subsection (1) does not apply to carbon units with the vintage year beginning on 1 July 2014 that are issued as a result of auctions that are conducted by the Regulator during the financial year beginning on 1 July 2013.

(1AB)  The Regulator must ensure that not more than 40 million carbon units with the vintage year beginning on 1 July 2014 are issued as a result of auctions that were conducted by the Regulator during the financial year beginning on 1 July 2013 if there are no regulations in effect that declare the carbon pollution cap, and the carbon pollution cap number, for the vintage year.

39  At the end of subsection 111(3)

Add “However, for the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2014, the charge for the issue of a carbon unit may not be more than $25.40.”.

40  Subsection 121

Omit “first 5 flexible charge years”, substitute “first 6 flexible charge years”.



 

41  Subsection 123A(3)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.

42  Subparagraph 123A(6)(a)(i)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.

43  Subparagraphs 123A(6)(b)(i) and (ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                                                  (i)   if the eligible financial year begins on 1 July 2014—6.25%; or

                                                 (ii)   if the eligible financial year begins on 1 July 2015, 1 July 2016, 1 July 2017, 1 July 2018 or 1 July 2019—12.5%; or

                                                (iii)   if the eligible financial year begins on or after 1 July 2020, and the regulations do not specify a percentage for that year—12.5%; or

                                                (iv)   if the eligible financial year begins on or after 1 July 2020, and the regulations specify a percentage for that year—that percentage; and

44  Subsection 123A(7)

Omit “(6)(b)(ii)”, substitute “(6)(b)(iv)”.

45  Subparagraphs 133(7)(a)(i) and (7A)(a)(i)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.

46  Subparagraph 133(7A)(a)(ii)

Omit “4”, substitute “5”.

47  Subparagraph 133(7E)(a)(i)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.

48  Subparagraph 133(7E)(a)(ii)

Omit “4”, substitute “5”.

49  Subparagraph 133(7F)(a)(i)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.

50  Section 160

Omit “each of the next 3 financial years”, substitute “the financial year beginning on 1 July 2014”.

51  Subsection 161(2)

Omit all the words from and including “On each” to and including “the following formula”, substitute “On 1 September in the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2013, the Regulator must issue a number of free carbon units equal to the number worked out using the following formula”.

52  Subsection 161(3) (formula)

Repeal the formula, substitute:



53  Subsection 196(1AA) (heading)

Omit “ 11 months ”, substitute “ 8 months ”.

54  Subsection 196(1AA) (definition of number of units issued as the result of auctions )

Omit “11-month period”, substitute “8-month period”.

55  Subsection 196(1AA) (definition of total auction proceeds )

Omit “11-month period”, substitute “8-month period”.

56  Paragraph 196(1)(a)

Omit “May 2016”, substitute “May 2015”.

57  Paragraph 196(2)(a)

Omit “November 2015”, substitute “November 2014”.

58  Paragraph 196(3)(a)

Omit “1 July 2015”, substitute “1 July 2014”.

59  Subsection 196A(18) (paragraph (c) of the definition of designated 6-month period )

Omit “November 2015”, substitute “November 2014”.

60  Subsection 212(2) (paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Omit “31 July 2014”, substitute “31 October 2014”.

61  Subsection 212(2) (paragraph (c) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Repeal the paragraph.

62  Subsection 212(3) (paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Omit “31 July 2014”, substitute “31 October 2014”.

63  Subsection 212(3) (paragraph (c) of the definition of prescribed amount for the financial year in which the compliance deadline occurs )

Repeal the paragraph.

64  Subsection 289(8)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Report

     (8)   The report of the first review must set out recommendations relating to the level of carbon pollution caps for each of the following flexible charge years:

                              (a)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2015;

                              (b)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2016;

                               (c)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2017;

                              (d)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2018;

                               (e)  the eligible financial year beginning on 1 July 2019.

Debate resumed.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 33

Senators—

Bilyk (Teller)

Hanson-Young

Milne

Sterle

Bullock

Ketter

Moore

Urquhart

Cameron

Lines

O’Neill

Waters

Carr

Ludlam

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Conroy

Ludwig

Polley

Wong

Dastyari

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Di Natale

Marshall

Rice

 

Faulkner

McEwen

Siewert

 

Gallacher

McLucas

Singh

 

 

 

NOES, 38

Senators—

Abetz

Fawcett

Mason

Ruston (Teller)

Back

Fierravanti-Wells

McGrath

Ryan

Bernardi

Fifield

McKenzie

Scullion

Bushby

Heffernan

Muir

Sinodinos

Canavan

Johnston

Nash

Smith

Cash

Lambie

O’Sullivan

Wang

Colbeck

Lazarus

Parry

Williams

Cormann

Leyonhjelm

Payne

Xenophon

Day

Macdonald

Reynolds

 

Edwards

Madigan

Ronaldson

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Bills debated.

Question—That the bills stand as printed—divided, at the request of Senator Wong, in respect of Schedules 2 to 5 of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2].

Schedules 2 to 5 of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] debated.

Limitation of debate : The time allotted for the consideration of these bills expired.

Question—That Schedules 2 to 5 of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] stand as printed—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 38

Senators—

Abetz

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Back

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Scullion

Bernardi

Fifield

Muir

Seselja

Birmingham

Heffernan

Nash

Sinodinos

Bushby

Johnston

O’Sullivan

Smith

Canavan

Lambie

Parry

Wang

Cash

Lazarus

Payne

Williams

Cormann

Leyonhjelm

Reynolds

Xenophon

Day

Macdonald

Ronaldson

 

Edwards

Madigan

Ruston (Teller)

 

 

 

NOES, 32

Senators—

Brown

Gallacher

McLucas

Siewert

Bullock

Hanson-Young

Milne

Singh

Cameron

Ketter

Moore

Sterle

Carr

Lines

O’Neill

Urquhart

Conroy

Ludlam

Peris

Waters

Dastyari

Lundy

Polley

Whish-Wilson

Di Natale

Marshall

Rhiannon

Wong

Faulkner

McEwen (Teller)

Rice

Wright

 

 

Schedules agreed to.

The amendments in respect of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] circulated by the Palmer United Party were withdrawn by leave.

The following amendments in respect of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] circulated by the Opposition were considered:

Title, page 1 (line 1), omit “ repeal ”, substitute “ amend ”.

Clause 2, page 1 (line 7) to page 2 (line 6), omit the clause, substitute:

2   Commencement

             This Act commences on the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 33

Senators—

Bilyk

Gallacher

Milne

Sterle

Brown

Hanson-Young

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Ketter

O’Neill

Waters

Cameron

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Carr

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Conroy

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Dastyari

Marshall

Rice

 

Di Natale

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Faulkner

McLucas

Singh

 

 

 

NOES, 39

Senators—

Abetz

Fawcett

Mason

Ruston (Teller)

Back

Fierravanti-Wells

McGrath

Ryan

Bernardi

Fifield

McKenzie

Scullion

Birmingham

Heffernan

Muir

Seselja

Bushby

Johnston

Nash

Sinodinos

Canavan

Lambie

O’Sullivan

Smith

Cash

Lazarus

Parry

Wang

Cormann

Leyonhjelm

Payne

Williams

Day

Macdonald

Reynolds

Xenophon

Edwards

Madigan

Ronaldson

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Senator Milne asked that the question on Schedule 5 of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] be put again.

Leave was granted for the question to be put again.

Question—That Schedule 5 of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] stand as printed—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 35

Senators—

Abetz

Edwards

Mason

Ruston (Teller)

Back

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Bernardi

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Scullion

Birmingham

Fifield

Nash

Seselja

Bushby

Heffernan

O’Sullivan

Sinodinos

Canavan

Johnston

Parry

Smith

Cash

Leyonhjelm

Payne

Williams

Cormann

Macdonald

Reynolds

Xenophon

Day

Madigan

Ronaldson

 

 

 

NOES, 37

Senators—

Bilyk

Hanson-Young

Milne

Sterle

Brown

Ketter

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Lambie

Muir

Wang

Cameron

Lazarus

O’Neill

Waters

Carr

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Conroy

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Dastyari

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Di Natale

Marshall

Rice

 

Faulkner

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Gallacher

McLucas

Singh

 

 

 

Schedule negatived.

Question—That clause 2, table item 9 of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] stand as printed—put and negatived.

Question—That the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], as amended, and the remaining bills be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 35

Senators—

Abetz

Edwards

Mason

Ruston (Teller)

Back

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Bernardi

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Scullion

Birmingham

Fifield

Nash

Seselja

Bushby

Heffernan

O’Sullivan

Sinodinos

Canavan

Johnston

Parry

Smith

Cash

Leyonhjelm

Payne

Williams

Cormann

Macdonald

Reynolds

Xenophon

Day

Madigan

Ronaldson

 

 

 

 



 

NOES, 37

Senators—

Bilyk

Hanson-Young

Milne

Sterle

Brown

Ketter

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Lambie

Muir

Wang

Cameron

Lazarus

O’Neill

Waters

Carr

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Conroy

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Dastyari

Lundy

Rhiannon

Wright

Di Natale

Marshall

Rice

 

Faulkner

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Gallacher

McLucas

Singh

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Resolution to be reported.

 

 

 

The President resumed the chair and the Chair of Committees (Senator Marshall) reported that the committee had considered the bills, had agreed to amendments to the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] and had negatived the question that the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], as amended, and the remaining bills be agreed to.

Question—That the report from the committee be adopted—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 37

Senators—

Bilyk

Hanson-Young

Milne

Sterle

Brown

Ketter

Moore

Urquhart

Bullock

Lambie

Muir

Wang

Cameron

Lazarus

O’Neill

Waters

Carr

Lines

Peris

Whish-Wilson

Conroy

Ludlam

Polley

Wong

Dastyari

Ludwig

Rhiannon

Wright

Di Natale

Lundy

Rice

 

Faulkner

McEwen (Teller)

Siewert

 

Gallacher

McLucas

Singh

 

 

 

NOES, 35

Senators—

Abetz

Edwards

Mason

Ruston (Teller)

Back

Fawcett

McGrath

Ryan

Bernardi

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Scullion

Birmingham

Fifield

Nash

Seselja

Bushby

Heffernan

O’Sullivan

Sinodinos

Canavan

Johnston

Parry

Smith

Cash

Leyonhjelm

Payne

Williams

Cormann

Macdonald

Reynolds

Xenophon

Day

Madigan

Ronaldson

 

 

 

Question agreed to.