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HORSE DISEASE RESPONSE LEVY BILL 2008E HORSE DISEASE RESPONSE LEVY COLLECTION BILL 2008E HORSE DISEASE RESPONSE LEVY (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2008

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Human Services (Senator Ludwig)—That these bills be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Declaration of interest: Senator O'Brien declared an interest in relation to the bills.

Debate continued.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a second time.

The Senate resolved itself into committee for the consideration of the bills.


In the committee

Bills, taken together and as a whole by leave, debated.

Senator Xenophon moved—That the committee report progress and ask leave to sit again.

Question put and negatived.

Bills agreed to.

Bills to be reported without amendments or requests for amendments.

The Acting Deputy President (Senator Parry) resumed the chair and the Temporary Chair of Committees reported accordingly.

On the motion of Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law (Senator Sherry) the report from the committee was adopted.

Senator Sherry moved—That these bills be now read a third time.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,32


Senators—
ArbibCrossinLudlamPolley
BilykEvansLudwigPratt
BishopFarrellLundySherry
Brown, BobFeeneyMarshallSiewert
Brown, CarolForshawMcLucasStephens
CameronFurnerMilneSterle
CollinsHanson-YoungMooreWong
ConroyHurleyO'Brien (Teller)Wortley

NOES, 34


Senators—
BarnettCoonanHumphriesPayne
BernardiCormannJohnstonRyan
BirminghamEgglestonJoyceScullion
BoswellFergusonKrogerTroeth
BoyceFieldingMacdonaldTrood
BrandisFierravanti-WellsMasonWilliams
Bushby (Teller)FifieldMcGauranXenophon
CashFisherNash
ColbeckHeffernanParry

Question negatived.

After 6.50 pm—