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Social Security Amendment (Caring for People on Newstart) Bill 2014


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Sponsor
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 to: increase the single rates of Newstart and Youth Allowance by $50 a week; and standardise the indexation arrangements for certain pensions and allowances; and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide that these payments are made from monies appropriated by the Parliament.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06/03/14  
Second reading moved 06/03/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes