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Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office

Resolution passed in the Legislative Assembly on 23 June 2011, Votes and Proceedings No 24, Item (12). Resolution passed in the Legislative Council on 23 June 2011, Minutes No 24, Item 23.
Legislative Assembly Votes and Proceedings no 24
Thursday 23 June 2011, Item (12)

(12) Joint Select Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office

Mr Brad Hazzard moved, by leave, That:
(1) A Joint Select Committee be appointed to inquire into and report on the
Parliamentary Budget Office, established under the Parliamentary Budget Officer
Act 2010.

(2) In conducting its inquiry, the Committee consider:

(a) the purpose of the Office, and whether the terms of the Act are
appropriate; and
(b) the role for the Office, including and not limited to its:
(i) functions and powers;
(ii) structure, staffing and resourcing; and
(iii) accountability and oversight mechanisms.

(3) The Committee may consider the establishment and operation of comparable
offices in other jurisdictions.

(4) The Committee consist of eleven members comprising:

(a) six members of the Legislative Assembly; and
(b) five members of the Legislative Council.

(5) The following members of the Legislative Assembly be appointed to serve on
the Committee: Mr Clayton Barr, Mr David Elliot, Mr Chris Holstein, Ms Kristina
Keneally, Mr Geoff Provest and Mr Darren Webber.

(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in the standing orders of either House,
at any meeting of the Committee, any six members of the Committee shall
constitute a quorum, provided that the Committee meets as a joint committee at
all times.

(7) The Committee have leave to sit and transact business during the sittings
or any adjournment of either House, and despite any prorogation of the Houses
of Parliament.

(8) The Committee have leave to make visits of inspection within the State of
New South Wales and other States and Territories of Australia.

(9) A message be sent acquainting the Legislative Council of the resolution and
requesting the Legislative Council to appoint five of its members to serve with
the members of the Legislative Assembly upon the Committee, and to fix a time
and place for the first meeting.


Legislative Council Minutes No 24
Thursday 23 June 2011, Item (23)

(23) Message from the Legislative Assembly—Joint Select Committee on the
Parliamentary Budget Office

Mr Gay moved:

1. That this House agrees to the resolution in the Legislative Assembly’s
message of Thursday 23 June 2011 relating to the appointment of a Joint Select
Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office.

2. That the representatives of the Legislative Council on the Joint Select
Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office be Ms Amanda Fazio, Mr Eric
Roozendaal, Dr John Kaye, Mrs Sarah Mitchell and Mrs Natasha Maclaren-Jones.

3. That the time and place for the first meeting be Thursday 23 June 2011 at
4:30 pm in Room 1136.


Legislative Council Minutes No 30
Wednesday 10 August 2011, Item (6)

6 Joint Select Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office—Membership

Mr Gay moved, according to notice:

That Mrs Mitchell be discharged from the Joint Select Committee on the
Parliamentary Budget Office and Mr Khan appointed as a member of the committee.

Legislative Council Minutes No 36
Friday 26 August 2011, Item (2)

2 Joint Select Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office—Membership

Ms Fazio (on behalf of Mr Foley) moved, according to notice:

That Ms Fazio be discharged from the Joint Select Committee on the
Parliamentary Budget Office and Mr Secord be appointed as a member of the
committee.

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