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Regional Investment Corporation Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

The bill: establishes the Regional Investment Corporation to administer farm business loans and financial assistance granted to states and territories in relation to water infrastructure projects, and any future programs prescribed by rules; provides for the corporation’s functions, operating mandate, ministerial directions, board membership and appointment of a chief executive officer and staff; and provides for miscellaneous matters, including the recovery of costs, delegations, power to make rules, and an independent review of the operation of the Act before 1 July 2024.

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 14/06/17  
Second reading moved 14/06/17  
Second reading debate 15/08/17  
Second reading debate 16/08/17  
Second reading debate 17/08/17  
Second reading agreed to 17/08/17  
Consideration in detail debate 17/08/17 Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 17/08/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/09/17  
Second reading moved 04/09/17  
Second reading debate 16/10/17  
Second reading debate 17/10/17  
Second reading agreed to 17/10/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/10/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/10/17 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 06/12/17 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 06/02/18 Amendment details: 7 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 06/02/18  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 06/02/18 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 06/02/18  
Assent 20/02/18 Act no: 6 - Year: 2018
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet EF113]

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Senate
  • Government [sheet EF114]

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  • Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8293]
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

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  • Opposition [sheet 8362]
BROWN, Sen Carol

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  • Opposition [sheet 8225]
BROWN, Sen Carol

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (21/06/2017): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 7 of 2017
  • Referred to Committee (22/06/2017): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/08/2017)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)