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Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011


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

Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to provide for: modified arrangements for advance payments of family tax benefit (FTB); and the payment of FTB Part A supplement for a child turning four conditional on that child receiving a health check prior to starting school; Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 to determine a parent’s taxable income by using their previous taxable income, indexed by growth in wages, when a tax return has not been lodged; Social Security Act 1991 to require payers of compensation to notify Centrelink of proposed payments of compensation; and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999, A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 to make technical amendments.

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 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 30/05/11  
Second reading debate 31/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 31/05/11  
Consideration in detail debate 31/05/11 Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 31/05/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/11  
Second reading moved 16/06/11  
Second reading debate 22/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/11 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/06/11  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 22/06/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/06/11  
Assent 28/06/11 Act no.: 53 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BM226]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7099]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Government [sheet AE217]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (16/06/2011): Schedule 4 of bill referred to Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (22/06/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )