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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Public Housing Tenants’ Support) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to establish the Housing Payment Deduction Scheme to provide for rent and household utilities to be compulsorily deducted from specified welfare payments to public housing tenants who are in significant rental arrears that could lead to eviction or housing abandonment.

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 29/05/13  
Second reading moved 29/05/13  
Second reading debate 17/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/13  
Second reading moved 19/06/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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 (18/06/2013): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (12/08/2013)
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