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Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Constitution to make specific provision in relation to the granting of financial assistance by the Commonwealth to local government bodies. [The bill has been passed by an absolute majority of each House of the Parliament - see section 128 of the Constitution.]

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/05/13  
Second reading moved 29/05/13  
Second reading debate 04/06/13  
Second reading debate 05/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 05/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 05/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 19/06/13  
Second reading debate 24/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to 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