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Emergency Response Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Introduced with the Emergency Response Fund Bill 2019, the bill: makes consequential amendments to six Acts to support the establishment of the Emergency Response Fund; provides for transitional arrangements; and repeals the Nation-building funds Act 2008 to abolish the Education Investment Fund.

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 11/09/19  
Second reading moved 11/09/19  
Second reading debate 17/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 17/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 17/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/09/19  
Second reading moved 18/09/19  
Second reading debate 17/10/19  
Second reading agreed to 17/10/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/10/19  
Third reading agreed to 17/10/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/10/19  
Assent 28/10/19 Act no: 91 - 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
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8763]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8781]
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/09/2019): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/10/2019)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (17/09/2019): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 5 of 2019
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)