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13       Selection of Bills—Standing Committee—Report no. 4 of 2020

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


REPORT NO. 4 of 2020

1.     The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 at 7.25 pm.

2.    The committee recommends that—

(a)                  contingent upon introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 August 2020 .

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

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Emergency Leave) Bill 2020

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020

Export Control Legislation Amendment (Certification of Narcotic Exports) Bill 2020

Health Insurance Amendment (General Practitioners and Quality Assurance) Bill 2020

Privacy Amendment (Public Health Contact Information) Bill 2020

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020

Treasury Laws Amendment (More Flexible Superannuation) Bill 2020.

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

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 1) Bill 2020

Air Services Amendment Bill 2018

Australian Education Legislation Amendment (Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children) Bill 2020

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Amendment (APRA Industry Funding) Bill 2020

Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020

Authorised Non-operating Holding Companies Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020

General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020

Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020

Retirement Savings Account Providers Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020

Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020

Aviation Legislation Amendment (Liability and Insurance) Bill 2020

Banking Amendment (Deposits) Bill 2020

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

Customs Amendment (Safer Cladding) Bill 2019

Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018

Fair Work Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2020

Galilee Basin (Coal Prohibition) Bill 2018

Governor-General Amendment (Cessation of Allowances in the Public Interest) Bill 2019

Great Australian Bight Environment Protection Bill 2019

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

National Skills Commissioner Bill 2020

Norfolk Island Amendment (Supreme Court) Bill 2020

Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020

Payment Times Reporting (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020

Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Amendment (Dairy Cattle Export Charge) Bill 2020

Product Stewardship (Oil) Amendment Bill 2020

Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 2020

Regional Forest Agreements Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2017

Services Australia Governance Amendment Bill 2020

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2020

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2019

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

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2019

Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 2) Bill 2020

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Supporting the Wellbeing of Veterans and Their Families) Bill 2020.

Dean Smith


14 May 2020.

Senator Dean Smith moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.