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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, Farm Household Support Act 1992 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to provide for an income support bonus (of $105 for single people or $87.50 for most people who are an eligible member of a couple) to be paid to eligible income support recipients on a twice-yearly basis from March 2013.

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 29/11/12  
Second reading moved 29/11/12  
Second reading debate 05/02/13  
Second reading agreed to 05/02/13  
Third reading agreed to 05/02/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06/02/13  
Second reading moved 06/02/13  
Second reading debate 25/02/13  
Second reading agreed to 25/02/13  
Third reading agreed to 25/02/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/02/13  
Assent 05/03/13 Act no.: 5 of 2013
     

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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes