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EDUCATION SERVICES FOR OVERSEAS STUDENTS AMENDMENT (RE-REGISTRATION OF PROVIDERS AND OTHER MEASURES) BILL 2009

A message from the House of Representatives was reported as follows:

 Message no. 494, dated 11 February 2010—Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009, agreeing to amendment no. 1 made by the Senate and disagreeing to amendments nos 2 and 3.

Ordered, on the motion of the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (Senator Carr), that the message be considered in committee of the whole immediately.

In the committee

SCHEDULE OF THE AMENDMENTS MADE BY THE SENATE TO WHICH THE

house of representatives has disagreed

 (2) Schedule 2, page 16 (after line 11), after item 5, insert:

 5A Paragraph 29(1)(a)

  Omit "less", substitute "plus

 (aa) the total of the prescribed amounts relating to expenses incurred by the student in connection with the course; less".


 5B Subsection 29(2)

  Omit "paragraph (1)(b)", substitute "paragraphs (1)(aa) and (b)".

 (3) Schedule 2, page 16 (after line 16), after item 6, insert:

 6A Section 46

  After "course money", insert "and certain consequential costs".

Senator Carr moved—That the committee does not insist on its amendments to which the House of Representatives has disagreed.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 33

Senators—

Adams

Back

Barnett

Bernardi

Bilyk

Boyce

Brown, Carol

Cameron

Carr

Cash

Colbeck

Collins

Cormann

Crossin

Farrell

Feeney

Fierravanti-Wells

Furner

Hogg

Hurley

Lundy

Marshall

McEwen

McLucas

Moore

O'Brien (Teller)

Parry

Payne

Pratt

Stephens

Sterle

Troeth

Wortley

NOES, 7

Senators—

Brown, Bob

Fielding

Hanson-Young

Ludlam

Milne

Siewert (Teller)

Xenophon

Question agreed to.

Resolution to be reported.

The Acting Deputy President (Senator Troeth) resumed the chair and the Temporary Chair of Committees reported that the committee had considered message no. 494 from the House of Representatives relating to the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009 and had resolved not to insist on amendments nos 2 and 3 made by the Senate to which the House had disagreed.

On the motion of Senator Carr the report from the committee was adopted.