Senate debates

Wednesday, 21 March 2007


Selection of Bills Committee; Report

3:36 pm

Photo of Stephen ParryStephen Parry (Tasmania, Liberal Party) Share this | | Hansard source

At the request of Senator Ferris, I present the fourth report of 2007 of the Selection of Bills Committee.

Ordered that the report be adopted.

I seek leave to have the report incorporated in Hansard.

Leave granted.

The report read as follows—


The committee met in private session on Tuesday, 20 March 2007 at 4.48 pm.
The committee resolved to recommend—That the provisions of the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007 be referred immediately to the Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Committee for inquiry and report by 1 May 2007 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral).
The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:
  • Electoral (Greater Fairness of Electoral Processes) Amendment Bill 2007
  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2007
  • Governance Review Implementation (Treasury Portfolio Agencies) Bill 2007
  • Health Insurance Amendment (Provider Number Review) Bill 2007
  • Marriage (Relationships Equality) Amendment Bill 2007
  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Access to Judicial Review of Migration Decisions) Bill 2007
  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Removal of Unjust Restrictions) Bill 2007
  • Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Amendment Bill 2007
  • Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Amendment Bill 2007.

The committee recommends accordingly.

The committee deferred consideration of the following bill to its next meeting:
  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Information and Other Measures) Bill 2007.

(Stephen Parry)

Deputy Chair

21 March 2007