DRAFT LEGISLATION PROGRAMME FOR THE SENATE

2014 SPRING SITTINGS OF PARLIAMENT: WEEK 2 (1 - 4 September)

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

 

Monday, 1 September

 

10.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

6.30pm

 

7.30pm

 

 

9.50pm

Government Business

o    Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Health Card and Other Measures) Bill 2014

o    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

o    Social Security Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill 2014

o    Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013

o    Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Bill 2014

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

o    Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

 

Questions / Petitions / Notices / Placing of Business / Discovery of Formal Business / MPI /Tabling of Documents and Committee Reports

 

Government Business (continued)

 

Dinner Break

Government Business (continued)

Adjournment debate (40 minutes)

 

 

Tuesday, 2 September

 

12.30pm

Government Business

 

o    Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014

o    Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Bill 2014

o    Australian National Preventative Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014

 

2.00pm

Questions  / Petitions / Notices / Placing of business / Discovery of Formal Business / Tabling of Documents and Committee Reports

 

5.00pm

 

 

 

 

6.50pm

 

7.20pm

 

First speeches

 

Government Business (continued)

 

Consideration of Government Documents

 

Adjournment debate (open-ended)

 

Wednesday, 3 September

 

9.30am

Government Business

 

o    Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

o    Energy Efficiency (Repeal) Opportunities Bill 2014

o    Omnibus Repeal (Autumn 2014) Bill 2014

o    Textile, Clothing and Footwear Investment and Innovation Programs Amendment Bill 2014

 

12.45pm

Matters of public interest

 

2.00pm

 

 

Questions  / Petitions / Notices / Placing of business / Discovery of Formal Business / MPI / Tabling and consideration of committee reports / Tabling of documents

 

Government Business (continued)

 

5.00pm

 

6.50pm

 

 

 

First speeches

 

Consideration of Government Documents

 

7.20pm

Adjournment debate (40 minutes)

 

 

Thursday, 4 September

 

9.30am

 

 

 

11.50am

Consideration of Private Senators’ Bills   

o    Defence Legislation Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2014

o    End Cruel Cosmetics Bill 2014

o    Mining Subsidies Legislation Amendment (Raising Revenue) Bill 2014

 

Petitions / Notices / Placing of business / Discovery of formal business / Tabling and consideration of Committee reports

 

 

Government Business

o    Australian Citizenship Amendment (Inter-country Adoption) Bill 2014#

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

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

 

 

12.45pm

o    Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014#^

 

(Non-controversial legislation – to be confirmed)

 

 

  • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) 2014
  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment 2014
  • International Tax Agreements Amendments 2014
  • Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Amendment Bill 2014

 

2.00pm

Questions / MPI / Tabling of documents

 

4.30pm

 

 

8.00pm

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

 

Adjournment debate (40 minutes)

# 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: 28 August 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