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Selection of Bills—Senate Standing Committee—Report no. 3 of 2016 [in full in Journals] , dated 3 March 2016


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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 3 OF 2016

3 March 2016

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator David Bushby (Government Whip, Chair)

Senator Anne McEwen (Opposition Whip)

Senator Barry O’Sullivan (The Nationals Whip)

Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)

Senator Dio Wang (Palmer United Party Whip)

Senator Catryna Bilyk

Senator David Fawcett

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

Senator Claire Moore

Secretary: Chris Reid  6277 3020

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 3 OF 2016

1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 7.18 pm.

2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

(a) the provisions of the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 12 May 2016 (see appendices 1, 2 and 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(b) the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 June 2016 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(c) the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 June 2016 (see appendix 5 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

(d) the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Interest Charge) Bill 2016 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 20 June 2016 (see appendix 6 for a statement of reasons for referral).

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

• Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016 • Tax Laws Amendment (Norfolk Island CGT Exemption) Bill 2016 • Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Norfolk Island) Bill 2016.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

• Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment (Securing the Automotive Component Industry) Bill 2015 • Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014 • Law and Justice Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016 • Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016 • Registration of Deaths Abroad Amendment Bill 2016 • Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016 • Restoring Territory Rights (Dying with Dignity) Bill 2016 • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single

Parents) Bill 2014.

(David Bushby) Chair 3 March 2016

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