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Parliamentary Business Resources Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Introduced with the Parliamentary Business Resources (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017 to establish a new framework governing the use of public resources by members of Parliament, the bill consolidates much of the existing parliamentary work expenses framework and imposes greater obligations concerning the use of public resources.

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 30/03/17  
Second reading moved 30/03/17  
Second reading debate 10/05/17  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/17  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/05/17  
Second reading moved 11/05/17  
Second reading debate 11/05/17  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/17  
Third reading agreed to 11/05/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 11/05/17  
Assent 19/05/17 Act no: 37 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/03/2017): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/05/2017)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )