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Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2017


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Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2016



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Summary

Amends the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991 to: expand the functions of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) to include the provision of services to Commonwealth entities and companies, subject to ministerial approval; and expand Efic’s powers to enable direct lending to a wider range of small to medium sized enterprises.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/11/16  
Second reading moved 09/11/16  
Second reading debate 22/06/17  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/17  
Consideration in detail debate 22/06/17 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/06/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08/08/17  
Second reading moved 08/08/17  
Second reading debate 06/09/17  
Second reading agreed to 06/09/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 06/09/17 Amendment details: 5 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 06/09/17  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 06/09/17 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 06/09/17  
Assent 14/09/17 Act no: 100 - Year: 2017
     

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 GX156]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8207]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 8206]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Opposition [sheet 8203]
CARR, Sen Kim

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/11/2016): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (07/02/2017)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )