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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the: Higher Education Support Act 2003 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 to: allow higher education providers to impose an annual capped compulsory student services and amenities fee of $250 from 1 July 2009; establish the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP): Services and Amenities-HELP (SA-HELP) to enable eligible students to access a loan for the fee; and require higher education providers that receive funding for student places under the Commonwealth Grants Scheme to implement National Access to Services Benchmarks.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/09/09  
Second reading moved 09/09/09  
Second reading debate 23/11/09  
Second reading debate 26/11/09  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/09  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/11/09  
Second reading moved 30/11/09  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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