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Selection of Bills—Senate Standing Committee—Report no. 3 of 2018, dated 22 March 2018


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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 3 OF 2018

22 March 2018

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator David Bushby (Government Whip, Chair)

Senator Anne Urquhart (Opposition Whip)

Senator Brian Burston (Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Whip)

Senator Stirling Griff (Nick Xenophon Team Whip)

Senator Derryn Hinch (Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party Whip)

Senator Rachel Siewert (Australian Greens Whip)

Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)

Senator David Fawcett

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Senator Katy Gallagher

Senator Chris Ketter

Secretary: Rachel Callinan  6277 3020

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 3 OF 2018

1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 7.15 PM.

2. The committee recommends that—

(a) the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation Bill 2018 and National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 May 2018 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

(b) the provisions of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 May 2018 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral).

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

• Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2018 • Crimes Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme - Worker Screening) Bill 2018 • Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 • Social Services Legislation Amendment (14-month Regional Independence

Criteria) Bill 2018 • Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 • Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 3) Bill 2018 • Treasury Laws Amendment (Illicit Tobacco Offences) Bill 2018 • Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Consolidation Integrity) Bill 2018 • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Veteran-centric Reforms No. 1)

Bill 2018.

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

• Australian Human Rights Commission Repeal (Duplication Removal) Bill 2018 • Interstate Road Transport Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2018 • Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Bill 2018

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy Collection Bill 2018 Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) Levy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018 • Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018

Road Vehicle Standards (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018 Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—General) Bill 2018 Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2018 Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—Excise) Bill 2018

• Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018.

(David Bushby) Chair 22 March 2018

Appendix 1

Appendix 2