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Senate Order of Business No. 37, Wednesday



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The Senate

This document is issued as a guide to senators.

The business listed is subject to change.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

 

2016-17/37

wedNesday, 29 MARCH 2017

At 9.30 am

 

  1. Prayers and acknowledgement of country

  1. Documents to be presented —p ursuant to standing order 61

(Consideration at item 13)

  1. Tabling of documents by Clerk

  1. Committees - - proposed meetings to be authorised

Environment and Communications References Committee to meet today

  1. Government business orders of the day

1— Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016 —second reading debate

Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2016-2017

Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2016-2017 (subject to introduction and exemption from the bills cut-off)

2—Advances provided under the annual Appropriation Acts—Report for 2015-16—consideration

3— Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 —second reading debate

4— Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 —second reading debate

5— Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Bill 2016 —second reading debate

6— Health Insurance Amendment (National Rural Health Commissioner) Bill 2017 —second reading debate and amendment moved by Senator Di Natale

Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Bill 2017 (subject to introduction and exemption from the bills cut-off)

At 12.45 pm

  1. Senators’ statements

At 2 pm

  1. Questions

 

  1. Motions to take note of answers

  1. Notices of motion

  1. Placing of business

Postponements to be authorised

Senator Bernardi to postpone business of the Senate notice of motion no. 3 to 21 June 2017—Disallowance of Extradition (People’s Republic of China) Regulations 2017

Leader of Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party (Senator Hinch) to postpone general business notice of motion no. 269 to 30 March 2017—Establishment of a joint select committee—Oversight of the Implementation of Recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Committees--extensions of time to be authorised

  1. Formal motions

Business of the Senate

1—Senator Whish-Wilson—Reference to the Economics References Committee—Oil and gas resources

2—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area) Amendment Determination 2017

4—Senator Xenophon—Reference to the Education and Employment References Committee—Penalty rates

5—Senators Griff and Xenophon—Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee—Health insurance medical costs

6—Senator Rice—Reference to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Toll roads in Australia

Government business

1—Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield)—Hours and routine of business—Budget week

2—Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield)—2017-18 Budget estimates hearings

3—Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister (Senator McGrath)—Exemption of bills

General business

251—Senator Rhiannon—Introduction of the Fair Work Amendment (Pay Protection) Bill 2017

286—Senators Kakoschke-Moore, Lambie, Hinch, Hanson and McKim—Legal assistance services

287—Senator Chisholm—Craft brewing sector

288—Senator Moore—Order for production of documents—MoU between Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and Export Finance and Investment Corporation

289—Senator Moore—Global Polio Eradication Initiative

290—Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services (Senator O’Neill)—Extension of time to report—life insurance industry

291—Senator Rhiannon—Former ministers—Meetings—Order of continuing effect

292—Senator Bernardi—South Australian rowing

293—Senators Brown, Siewert and Reynolds—World Autism Awareness Day

294—Senator Lambie—RSL New South Wales

295—Senator Siewert—Institutional care

296—Senators Kakoschke-Moore, Xenophon and Griff—National Consumer Protection Framework

297—Senator Ludlam—Order for production of documents—Saudi Arabia

298—Senator Ludlam—Royal Australian Navy ships

299—Senator McKim—Offshore detention

  1. Proposed MPI or urgency motion

[Time limit: 60 minutes]

  1. Consideration of documents

[Time limit: 30 minutes]

  1. Committee reports and government responses

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights—3rd report of 2017 (Government Whip, Senator Bushby)

Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances—Delegated legislation monitor 4 of 2017 (Chair, Senator Williams)

Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills—Scrutiny digest 4 of 2017 (Chair, Senator Polley)

Environment and Communications References Committee—Closures of electricity generators (Chair, Senator Whish-Wilson)

[Time limit per speaker: 10 minutes]

[Total time limit for all motions: 60 minutes]

  1. Ministerial statements

  1. Committee memberships

  1. Messages from the House of Representatives

Bills for concurrence

Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Bill 2017

Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017

Crimes Amendment (Penalty Unit) Bill 2017

Disability Services Amendment (Linking Upper Age Limits for Disability Employment Services to Pension Age) Bill 2017

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Polar Code) Bill 2017

  1. Business to be considered

Business of the Senate notices of motion

1—Senator Whish-Wilson—Reference to the Economics References Committee— Oil and gas resources

2—Senator Siewert—Disallowance of Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area) Amendment Determination 2017

4—Senator Xenophon—Reference to the Education and Employment References Committee— Penalty rates

5—Senators Griff and Xenophon—Reference to the Community Affairs References Committee—Health insurance medical costs

6—Senator Rice—Reference to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee—Toll roads in Australia

Senate orders of the day

2—Environment and Communications Legislation Committee—Report—Interactive Gambling Amendment (Sports Betting Reform) Bill 2015 (Selection of Bills reference)

Government business continued (see item 5)

  1. Adjournment proposed —7 .20 pm

  1. Adjournment —not later than 8 pm

 

 

Richard Pye

Clerk

 

Temporary chairs of committees on roster—Senators Whish-Wilson, Bernardi, Marshall, Reynolds, Ketter and O’Sullivan