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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Transition Mobility Allowance to the National Disability Insurance Scheme) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to: tighten the eligibility criteria for mobility allowance for new claims and reduce the period for which the allowance is continued when a person ceases to be qualified; provide that the allowance will no longer be payable to individuals who transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS); and close the mobility allowance program from 1 July 2020. Also makes consequential amendments to five Acts.

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 13/10/16  
Second reading moved 13/10/16  
Second reading debate 21/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/11/16  
Second reading moved 22/11/16  
     

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 (13/10/2016): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/11/2016)
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