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Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Introduced with the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017, the bill: establishes the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority as an independent statutory authority with responsibilities in relation to expenses and allowances of parliamentarians and their staff; provides for the Authority’s functions, powers, liabilities, membership, and appointment of a chief executive officer and staff; and provides for an independent review of the Authority.

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 09/02/17  
Second reading moved 09/02/17  
Second reading debate 15/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 15/02/17  
Consideration in detail debate 15/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 15/02/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/02/17  
Second reading moved 15/02/17  
Second reading debate 16/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 17/02/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 17/02/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/02/17  
Assent 22/02/17 Act no: 2 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP

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Senate
  • [sheet 8045]
MACDONALD, Sen Ian

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 8066]
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

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  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 8078]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)