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Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Bill 2012


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, A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to: provide for the schoolkids bonus ($410 per child in primary school and $820 per child in high school) to be paid in January and July each year from 2013; remove the Education Tax Refund (ETR) from the 2011-12 financial year; and provide for a one-off transitional lump sum ETR payment ($409 per child in primary school and $818 per child in high school) in June 2012; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/05/12  
Second reading moved 09/05/12  
Second reading debate 09/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 09/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 09/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/05/12  
Second reading moved 10/05/12  
Second reading debate 10/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10/05/12  
Assent 26/05/12 Act no.: 50 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

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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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes