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Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Bill 2008

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry


Part of a package of three bills to establish a horse disease response levy, the bill: enables the collection and administration of a horse disease response levy from horse registration bodies; imposes penalties for unpaid levies and the remission of any penalties resulting from late payments; introduces information gathering powers to allow for the collection of information and documents as specified by the Commonwealth; and provides for regulations to prescribe details for the collection of the levy.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/02/08  
Second reading moved 21/02/08  
Second reading debate 01/09/08  
Second reading debate 02/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 03/09/08  
Third reading agreed to 03/09/08  
Introduced and read a first time 03/09/08  
Second reading moved 03/09/08  
Second reading debate 04/02/09  
Second reading agreed to 04/02/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 04/02/09  
Third reading negatived 04/02/09  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (04/09/2008): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee
  • Committee report (13/11/2008)