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Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (2009 Budget Measures) Bill 2009


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

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to introduce a non-indexed Carer Supplement, payable to carers currently receiving qualifying payments; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to exempt the supplement from income tax; and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to remove indexation of higher income thresholds for certain family assistance payments until 2012.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/05/09  
Second reading moved 12/05/09  
Second reading debate 13/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/05/09  
Second reading moved 13/05/09  
Second reading debate 14/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/05/09  
Assent 27/05/09 Act no.: 35 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes