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Poker Machine Harm Reduction Tax (Administration) Bill 2008 [2010]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
FIELDING, Sen Steve

Summary

The bill: provides for the administration of a poker machine harm reduction tax to be payable by a licensed operator on revenue derived from licensed poker machines; establishes the Poker Machine Harm Reduction Transition Fund Supervisory Board to determine grants to be made from the Fund for the purposes of funding community activities, rehabilitation and prevention programs, and provides for promotional educational programs highlighting the risks of gambling.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/08  
Second reading moved 14/02/08  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
Restored to Notice Paper 30/09/10  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/03/2008): Senate Community Affairs Committee; Committee report (10/11/2008)
  • Referred to Committee (28/10/2010): Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform; Committee report (30/08/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees