Thursday, 17 October 2019
Selection of Bills Committee; Report
I present the seventh report of 2019 of the Selection of Bills Committee, and I seek leave to have the report incorporated into Hansard.
The report read as follows—
SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE
REPORT NO. 7 OF 2019
1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at 7.20 pm.
2. The committee recommends that—
(a) the provisions of the Education Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2019, the VET Student Loans (VSL Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019 and the Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);
(b) contingent upon introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2019 be referred immediately to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 November 2019 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral); and
(c) contingent upon introduction in the House of Representatives, the provisions of the Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee but was unable to reach agreement on a reporting date (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral).
3. The committee recommends that the following bills not be referred to committees:
4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:
Customs Tariff Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019
That the report be adopted.