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Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends family assistance law in relation to: the operation of the Child Support Scheme; overseas maintenance arrangements; the maintenance income test; portability of family tax benefit; the baby bonus; remote area allowance; extension of the assets test exemption period; income streams; dependant and housekeeper rebates; Medicare levy; and makes minor and technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/03/07  
Second reading moved 29/03/07  
Second reading agreed to 09/05/07  
Third reading agreed to 09/05/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/05/07  
Second reading moved 09/05/07  
Second reading agreed to 12/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 12/06/07  
     
Assent 21/06/07 Act no.: 82 of 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5264]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5251]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes