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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 16 OF 2009

Senator McEwen, by leave and at the request of the Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator O'Brien), tabled the following report:

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 16 OF 2009

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 28 October 2009 at 7.16 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 February 2010;

  (b) the provisions of the Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2009;

  (c) the provisions of the Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 February 2010;


  (d) the provisions of the Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2009; and

  (e) the provisions of the Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2009 and the Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2009.

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

   Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Excise) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—General) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) e Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme)e Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals) Bill 2009

   Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) e Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Health Insurance Amendment (New Zealand Overseas Trained Doctors) e Bill 2009

   Health Insurance Amendment (Revival of Table Items) Bill 2009

   Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2009

   Statute Law Revision Bill 2009.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Britt Lapthorne Bill 2009

   Keeping Jobs from Going Offshore (Protection of Personal Information) e Bill 2009

   Plain Tobacco Packaging (Removing Branding from Cigarette Packs)e Bill 2009

   Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009.

 Kerry O'Brien

 Chair

 29 October 2009.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.