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Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

Summary

Amends the Marriage Act 1961 to: remove discriminatory references based on sexual orientation and gender identity; and allow marriage regardless of sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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 29/09/10  
Second reading moved 29/09/10  
Second reading debate 23/08/12  
Discharged from Notice Paper 25/02/13  
     

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 7188]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (08/02/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (25/06/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees