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Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to extend the cashless debit card trial in three sites, and the income management program in Cape York, to 30 June 2020.

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 13/02/19  
Second reading moved 13/02/19  
Second reading debate 02/04/19  
Second reading agreed to 02/04/19  
Third reading agreed to 02/04/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/04/19  
Second reading agreed to 03/04/19  
Third reading agreed to 03/04/19 2 Opposition (1 as amended) agreed to
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 04/04/19 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 04/04/19  
Assent 05/04/19 Act no: 45 - Year: 2019
     

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
  • Opposition [sheet 8682]
MCALLISTER, Sen Jenny

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  • Opposition [sheet 8666]
CAMERON, Sen Doug

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (14/02/2019): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (01/04/2019)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (02/04/2019): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 2 of 2019
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)