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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Family Participation Measures) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to: commence a 3.5 year trial on 1 January 2012 requiring certain teenage parents residing in certain areas who receive parenting payment to develop and sign an Employment Pathway Plan; suspend income support for teenage parents who fail to participate in the plan without a reasonable excuse; commence a three-year trial on 1 July 2012 requiring certain jobless family members who are receiving parenting payment to develop and sign an Employment Pathway Plan; and provide that parents in either of these trials do not lose entitlement to other payments if they fail to comply with trial requirements.

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 21/09/11  
Second reading moved 21/09/11  
Second reading debate 21/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/11/11 Amendment details: 3 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 21/11/11  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/11/11  
Second reading moved 23/11/11  
Second reading debate 23/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/11/11  
Consideration in detail debate 23/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23/11/11  
Assent 05/12/11 Act no.: 173 - Year: 2011
     

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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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7182]
BERNARDI, Sen Cory

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House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
LEY, Sussan, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes