DRAFT LEGISLATION PROGRAMME FOR THE SENATE

2014 SPRING SITTINGS OF PARLIAMENT: WEEK 4 (30 September – 2 October)

˜ PLEASE NOTE:  THIS IS AN INDICATIVE PROGRAMME AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE ˜

 

Tuesday, 30 September

 

12.30pm

Documents presented / Authorisations for Committees to meet

 

Government Business

 

o    National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

o    Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 1) 2014

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) 2014

o    Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014

o    Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014

 

2.00pm

Questions  / Petitions / Notices / Placing of business / Discovery of Formal Business / MPI / Consideration of documents and tabling and consideration of Committee reports

 

 

 

7.20pm

Government Business (continued)

 

Adjournment debate (2 hours 10 minutes)

 

Wednesday, 1 October

 

9.30am

Documents presented / Authorisations for Committees to meet

 

Government Business

 

o    Customs Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014*

Customs Tariff Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014*

o    Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014

o    Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

 

 

 

12.45pm

o    Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014

o    Australian National Preventative Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014

 

Senators’ statements

 

2.00pm

 

 

Questions  / Petitions / Notices / Placing of business / Discovery of Formal Business / MPI / Consideration of documents and tabling and consideration of Committee reports

 

Government Business (continued)

 

 

7.20pm

Adjournment debate (40 minutes)

 

 

Thursday, 2 October

 

9.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.50am

Authorisations for Committees to meet

 

Consideration of Private Senators’ Bills   

o    Racial Discrimination Amendment Bill 2014

o    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2014

 

Petitions / Notices / Placing of business / Discovery of formal business / Messages from the House of Representatives

 

 

Government Business

o    Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2014#

 

12.45pm

 

 (Non-controversial legislation – to be confirmed)

 

 

o    Personal Property Securities Amendment (Deregulatory Measures)  Bill 2014#

 

2.00pm

Questions / Tabling and consideration of Committee reports

 

4.30pm

 

 

8.00pm

General Business including consideration of Government documents / Consideration of Committee reports, Government responses and Auditor-General’s reports

 

Adjournment debate (No time limit)

# subject to introduction

* subject to exemption from the bills cut-off order

^ subject to tabling of committee report                   

 

Michelle Rak

Senate Parliamentary Liaison Officer

( 6277 7597 / 0457 838 603

Issued: 25 September 2014                                                                                http://www.dpmc.gov.au/parliamentary/index.cfm

Please note that other high-priority bills may be programmed for debate as required during the sittings