Legislative Council Select Committee on the provisions of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Amendment Bill 2011
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The Select Committee on the provisions of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Amendment Bill 2011 is an expired select committee of the Legislative Council, established 23 Nov 2011, and ended 15 Feb 2012.
The Select Committee on the provisions of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Amendment Bill 2011 is a current select committee of the Legislative Council, established 23 November 2011.
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Resolution passed 23 November 2011, Minutes No 58, Item 22, pp 614-616
1. That a select committee be appointed to inquire into and report on the provisions of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Amendment Bill 2011, and in particular:
(a) the constraints imposed by the bill on community and not-for-profit organisations, including unions, community groups, clubs and environment and social justice organisations and their ability to engage in the political process,
(b) the impact of the bill on peak organisations, whose constituent entities are themselves membership-based,
(c) the impact on community organisations, whose members are voters registered to vote,
(d) the impact of the prohibition on the payment of affiliation fees for organisations affiliated to political parties,
(e) the impact of donation caps on donations of registered voters and their organisations,
(f) the impact of the aggregation of the electoral spending of affiliated organisations under the expenditure cap of the party to which they are affiliated,
(g) any amendments necessary to address any adverse impact identified, and
(h) the risks of a successful constitutional challenge.
2. That the committee report by 15 February 2012.
3. That the committee consist of nine members as follows:
(a) four Government members,
(b) three Opposition members,
(c) The Hon. Robert Borsak, and
(d) Dr John Kaye
4. That the chair of the committee be Dr Kaye.