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Excise Tariff Amendment (Ethanol and Biodiesel) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the Energy Grants and Other Legislation Amendment (Ethanol and Biodiesel) Bill 2015, the bill amends the Excise Tariff Act 1921 to: reduce the rates of excise duty for domestically manufactured fuel ethanol and biodiesel to nil for one year from 1 July 2015; increase the rate of excise duty for domestically manufactured fuel ethanol on 1 July of each subsequent year until the final rates are reached on 1 July 2020; and increase the rate of excise duty for domestically manufactured fuel biodiesel on 1 July of each subsequent year until the final rates are reached on 1 July 2030.

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 04/06/15  
Second reading moved 04/06/15  
Second reading debate 16/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/15  
Consideration in detail debate 16/06/15 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/15  
Second reading moved 17/06/15  
Second reading debate 22/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/15 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/06/15  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 22/06/15 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/06/15  
Assent 26/06/15 Act no.: 82 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet GZ144]

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Senate
  • Government [sheet GZ148]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/06/2015): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (15/06/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )