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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to restructure family tax benefit Part B by removing the benefit for couple families (other than grandparents or great-grandparents) with a youngest child 13 years of age or over.

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 21/10/15  
Second reading moved 21/10/15  
Second reading debate 26/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/15  
Consideration in detail debate 26/11/15 Amendment details: 10 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 26/11/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/11/15  
Second reading moved 30/11/15  
Second reading debate 30/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 30/11/15  
Third reading agreed to 30/11/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 30/11/15  
Assent 11/12/15 Act no: 173 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet JC274]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/11/2015): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (30/11/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )