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National Rental Affordability Scheme Amendment Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families and Social Services

Summary

Amends the National Rental Affordability Scheme Act 2008 to: expand and clarify the object of the National Rental Affordability Scheme; expressly identify the constitutional powers being relied upon and giving the Act operation within the scope of those constitutional powers; and expand and clarify the power to make regulations under the Act.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 22/07/19  
Second reading agreed to 22/07/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/07/19 Amendment details: 4 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/07/19  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/07/19  
Second reading moved 17/10/19  
Second reading debate 17/10/19  
Second reading agreed to 17/10/19  
Third reading agreed to 17/10/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/10/19  
Assent 30/10/19 Act no: 97 - Year: 2019
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 8696]
WATT, Sen Murray

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)