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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science

Summary

Introduced with the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2019, the bill amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 to: provide for the grant and administration of single greenhouse gas (GHG) titles that straddle the boundary between Commonwealth waters and state or Northern Territory (NT) coastal waters; enable unification of adjacent Commonwealth GHG titles; and strengthen and clarify the powers of National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority inspectors during oil pollution emergencies.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/12/19  
Second reading moved 04/12/19  
Second reading debate 11/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 11/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 11/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/02/20  
Second reading moved 12/02/20  
Second reading debate 26/02/20  
Second reading debate 12/05/20  
Second reading agreed to 12/05/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 12/05/20  
Third reading agreed to 12/05/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/05/20  
Assent 15/05/20 Act no: 43 - 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8886]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8897]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes