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Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Excessive Noise from Wind Farms) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
MADIGAN, Sen John; XENOPHON, Sen Nick

Summary

Amends the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 to provide the Clean Energy Regulator with powers to ensure that accredited power stations that are wind farms, either in whole or in part, do not create excessive noise.

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 28/06/12
(after midnight)
 
Second reading moved 28/06/12
(after midnight)
 
Second reading debate 29/11/12  
Second reading debate 28/02/13  
Second reading negatived 28/02/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7329]
BIRMINGHAM, Sen Simon

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (16/08/2012): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (17/09/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (11/10/2012): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (28/11/2012)
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