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Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2003


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Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2002



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Family and Community Services

Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to: ensure that the language, literacy and numeracy supplement is not tax free; and replace the definition of “receiving”; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to enable protected information to be obtained and used for the Family Homelessness Prevention and Early Intervention Pilot; Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide for Parenting Payment Participating Agreements which will require people receiving parenting payments to undertake certain activities; and Social Security Act 1991 to: close access for new applicants to mature age allowance and partner allowance; introduce changes in relation to administrative penalties; and introduce more flexible participation requirements for mature age newstart recipients.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/05/02  
Second reading moved 16/05/02  
Second reading agreed to 30/05/02  
Third reading agreed to 30/05/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/02  
Second reading moved 19/06/02  
Second reading debate 23/10/02  
Second reading agreed to 15/11/02  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/11/02 Amendment details: 24 Government amendments agreed to; Bill divided into 2 bills
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 03/12/02 Details: House declined to consider Senate message and requested reconsideration by Senate on Bill as originally transmitted
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 12/12/02 Details: Senate did not insist on its division of the bill, and agreed to 55 Opposition and 16 Australian Democrats amendments, and the 24 Government amendments previously agreed to on 15/11/2002
Third reading agreed to 12/12/02  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 12/12/02
(after midnight)
Details: House agreed to amendments nos 1, 6 and 66-68, disagreed to amendments nos 4, 18, 21-27,33, 35, 37-55, 57, 58, 60, 61, 63-65 and 74-77 and disagreed to amendments nos 2, 3, 5, 7-17, 20, 28-32, 34, 36, 56, 62, 69-73 and 78-94 and made 48 amendments in their place thereof
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 12/12/02
(after midnight)
Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments nos 4, 21, 23, 25 to 27, 33, 35, 38, 41, 44 to 46, 48, 51 to 53, 55, 57, 58 and 60, agreed to amendments made in place of those amendments, and insisted on amendments nos 18, 22, 24, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 47, 49, 50, 54, 61, 63 to 65 and 74 to 77
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 12/12/02
(after midnight)
Details: House insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by Senate
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 27/03/03 Details: Senate did not again insist on its amendments and agreed to 2 Government and 3 Australian Democrats further amendments
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 27/03/03 Details: House agreed to further Senate amendments
     
Assent 24/04/03 Act no.: 35 - Year: 2003
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Further supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 2700 revised]

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  • Government [sheet EX249]

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  • Opposition [sheet 2688]

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  • Opposition [sheet 2734]

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  • Opposition [sheet 2791 revised]

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  • Opposition [sheet 2722]

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  • Opposition [sheet 2680]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of amendments made by the Senate to which the House has disagreed; Schedule of amendments made by the Senate to which the House has disagreed, but made amendments in place thereof; and Schedule of amendments made by the House in place of Senate amendments disagreed

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)