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COAG Reform Fund Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasurer's portfolio

Summary

The bill: establishes the COAG Reform Fund as a Special Account for the purpose of making grants of financial assistance to the States and Territories; and provides that the terms and conditions of grants are set out in written agreements between the Commonwealth and states and territories.

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 23/10/08  
Second reading moved 23/10/08  
Second reading debate 25/11/08 Further debated on 27/11
Reported from Main Committee 26/11/08  
Referred to Main Committee 01/12/08  
Second reading debate 01/12/08 further debated in the Main Committee on 1/12
Reported from Main Committee 01/12/08  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/08  
Consideration in detail debate 01/12/08 Amendment details: Government amendment moved and agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/12/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/08  
Second reading moved 03/12/08  
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  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04/12/08  
Assent 18/12/08 Act no.: 156 of 2008
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet PN305]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5679]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/10/2008): Senate Economics Committee; Report due 1/12/2008; Referred upon introduction in House of Representatives (23/10/2008)
  • Committee report (02/12/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )