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Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Special Minister of State

Summary

Amends the: Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002 to: close the Life Gold Pass (LGP) scheme prospectively so that certain members who enter, or re-enter the Parliament, will not be able to accrue an entitlement to a LGP; and reduce the travel entitlements for certain LGP holders and their spouses or de facto partners; and Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 and Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973 to give the Remuneration Tribunal the power to determine portions of additional parliamentary officeholder salary and additional salary in relation to a minister of state that may be excluded from the calculation of superannuation benefits payable to certain ministers of state and parliamentary office holders.

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 09/02/12  
Second reading moved 09/02/12  
Second reading debate 09/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 09/02/12  
Third reading agreed to 09/02/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/02/12  
Second reading moved 09/02/12  
Second reading debate 27/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 27/02/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/02/12  
Third reading agreed to 27/02/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 27/02/12  
Assent 06/03/12 Act no.: 4 - Year: 2012
     

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

Senate
  • Independent [sheet 7194]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (09/02/2012): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (27/02/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )