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Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Supplement Cessation) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to abolish the senior supplement for holders of the Commonwealth seniors health card or the veterans’ affairs gold card from 20 September 2014; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/10/14  
Second reading moved 02/10/14  
Second reading debate 22/10/14  
Second reading agreed to 22/10/14  
Third reading agreed to 22/10/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/14  
Second reading moved 28/10/14  
Second reading debate 18/11/14  
     

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