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Selection of Bills—Senate Standing Committee—Reports [in full in Journals]—2015—No. 7, dated 18 June


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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 7 OF 2015

18 June 2015

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 the Hon Mitch Fifield

Senator Claire Moore

Senator Anne Ruston

Secretary: Chris Reid  6277 3020

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 7 OF 2015

1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 at 7.16 pm.

2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

(a) the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bill 2015 and the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2015 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral).

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

• Imported Food Charges (Imposition-General) Bill 2015 Imported Food Charges (Imposition-Customs) Bill 2015 Imported Food Charges (Imposition-Excise) Bill 2015 Imported Food Charges (Collection) Bill 2015.

The committee recommends accordingly.

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

• Australian Centre for Social Cohesion Bill 2015 • Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Bill 2015 • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2015

• Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014 • Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2015 • Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014 • Passports Legislation Amendment (Integrity) Bill 2015 • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Caring for Single

Parents) Bill 2014.

(David Bushby) Chair 18 June 2015

Appendix 1