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Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Bill 2010

Originating house
House of Representatives
Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water


Part of a package of three bills, the bill amends the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000 to: impose a shortfall charge in relation to surrendering renewable energy certificates created from large-scale renewable energy power generation; and amend the long and short titles of the Act.

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 12/05/10  
Second reading moved 12/05/10  
Second reading debate 26/05/10  
Second reading debate 27/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 27/05/10  
Third reading agreed to 27/05/10  
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/10  
Second reading moved 15/06/10  
Second reading debate 21/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 23/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 23/06/10  
Assent 28/06/10 Act no.: 70 - Year: 2010

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (13/05/2010): Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (15/06/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( )