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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017


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

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 to: restrict access to the relocation scholarship to students relocating within Australia and students studying in Australia; align pensioner education supplement fortnightly rates with the amount of study undertaken by eligible students; and provide that payments of the pensioner education supplement cease during semester breaks and holiday periods; and Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to align education entry payment rates with the amount of study undertaken by eligible students.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/06/17  
Second reading moved 21/06/17  
     

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
  • Referred to Committee (22/06/2017): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Report due 07/09/2017
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