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Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the: Paid Parental Leave Act 2010 to implement changes to the paid parental leave scheme to enable eligible claimants to claim up to 30 days of parental leave pay (PLP) within 24 months of the birth or adoption of a child, in addition to 12 weeks of PLP within 12 months of the child's birth or adoption; and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06/02/20  
Second reading moved 06/02/20  
Second reading debate 13/02/20  
Second reading debate 24/02/20  
Second reading debate 25/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 25/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 25/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/02/20  
Second reading moved 25/02/20  
Second reading debate 10/06/20  
Second reading debate 11/06/20  
Second reading agreed to 11/06/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 11/06/20 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/06/20  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 11/06/20 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 11/06/20  
Assent 16/06/20 Act no: 53 - Year: 2020
     

Text of bill

  • First 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8927]
WATERS, Sen Larissa

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  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8959]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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  • Government [sheet PP105]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes