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Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
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  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (06/02/2020): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Report due 19/03/2020