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Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Close of Rolls and Other Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Special Minister of State

Summary

Amends the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984 to provide that: rolls are closed seven days after the issue of the writ for an election; and provisional voters are not required to provide evidence of identity.

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 02/06/10  
Second reading moved 02/06/10  
Second reading debate 15/06/10  
Second reading debate 16/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 16/06/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/10  
Second reading moved 16/06/10  
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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (02/06/2010): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (15/06/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees