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Bills currently before committees

 

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Commitments for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2018

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee ( referred 15 February 2018; reporting date: 4 December 2018 )

 

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) Bill 2018

Referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (referred pursuant to the order of the Senate on 25 June 2018; reporting date: 18 October 2018)

 

Criminal Code and Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Commonwealth Restrictions on Cannabis) Bill 2018

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee ( referred 10 May 2018; reporting date: 14 September 2018 )

 

Defence Amendment (Call Out of the Australian Defence Force) Bill 2018 [provisions]

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 28 June 2018; reporting date: 3 September 2018)

 

Defence Amendment (Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding) Bill 2018

Referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee (referred 28 June 2018; reporting date: 15 October 2018)

 

Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Censorship) Bill 2018

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 August 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

 

Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Insult and Offend) Bill 2018

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 August 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

 

Freedom of Speech Legislation Amendment (Security) Bill 2018

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 16 August 2018; reporting date: 3 December 2018)

 

Judiciary Amendment (Commonwealth Model Litigant Obligations) Bill 2017

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee ( referred 7 December 2017; reporting date: 19 September 2018 )

 

Modern Slavery Bill 2018 [provisions]

Referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 28 June 2018; reporting date: 24 August 2018)

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018 [provisions]

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee ( referred 28 March 2018; reporting date: 21 August 2018 )

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Maintaining Income Thresholds) Bill 2018 [provisions]

Referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee (referred 21 June 2018; reporting date: 21 August 2018)

 

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee ( referred 13 August 2018; reporting date: 31 August 2018 )

 

Reference adopted by the Senate following a recommendation of the Selection of Bills Committee.