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Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Jobkeeper Payments) Amendment Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Coronavirus Economic Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 to enable the extension of the jobkeeper scheme to 28 March 2021 by extending the current time limit on payment rules authorised by the Act; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to extend the circumstances in which protected information can be disclosed; Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020 and Fair Work Act 2009 to: support the extended operation of the jobkeeper scheme; and make consequential amendments; and Fair Work Act 2009 to ensure provisions regarding agreements in relation to the taking of annual leave are repealed on 28 September 2020, as originally intended.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/08/20  
Second reading moved 26/08/20  
Second reading debate 26/08/20  
Second reading agreed to 26/08/20  
Consideration in detail debate 26/08/20  
Third reading agreed to 26/08/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/08/20  
Second reading moved 27/08/20  
Second reading debate 31/08/20  
Second reading agreed to 31/08/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 31/08/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/09/20 Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/09/20  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 01/09/20 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 01/09/20  
Assent 03/09/20 Act no: 81 - 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

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BURKE, Tony, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1009]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1011]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1008]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Government [sheet SW102]

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  • Independent [sheet 1028]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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  • Opposition [sheet 1015]
FARRELL, Sen Don

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  • Opposition [sheet 1014]
FARRELL, Sen Don

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes