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Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Schooling Requirements) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, Student Assistance Act 1973 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to make receipt of income support payments conditional on parents ensuring their children of compulsory school age are enrolled in school and attending regularly.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/08/08  
Third reading agreed to 04/09/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/09/08  
Second reading moved 15/09/08  
Second reading debate 04/12/08  
Second reading agreed to 04/12/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 04/12/08  
Third reading agreed to 04/12/08  
     
Assent 11/12/08 Act no.: 149 of 2008
     

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 5656]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/09/2008): Senate Community Affairs Committee
  • Committee report (13/11/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )