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Urgent Relief for Single Age Pensioners Bill 2008


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
COONAN, Sen Helen

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to increase the single age pension, single age service pension and the Widow B pension by $30 per week.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/09/08  
Second reading moved 22/09/08  
Second reading debate 22/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 22/09/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/09/08  
Third reading agreed to 22/09/08  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 23/09/08  
Lapsed at dissolution 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5596]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5595]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5594]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes