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43    Education Legislation Amendment (Overseas Debt Recovery) Bill 2015

Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Bill 2015

Messages from the House of Representatives were reported transmitting for the concurrence of the Senate the following bills:

Message no. 475, dated 15 October 2015—A Bill for an Act to amend the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and the Trade Support Loans Act 2014 , and for other purposes.

Message no. 474, dated 15 October 2015—A Bill for an Act to impose the overseas debtors repayment levy, and for related purposes.

The Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister (Senator McGrath) moved—That these bills may proceed without formalities, may be taken together and be now read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a first time.

Senator McGrath moved—That these bills be now read a second time.

Consideration of legislation : Pursuant to order, the debate was adjourned and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the first day in the next period of sittings, 9 November 2015.