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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts

Summary

Introduced with the Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2019, the bill amends the: Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Telecommunications Act 1997 in relation to: Layer 2 bitstream services; and statutory infrastructure providers; Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Telecommunications Act 1997 and two legislative instruments in relation to local access lines; Competition and Consumer Act 2010, Telecommunications Act 1997 and Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 in relation to funding of fixed wireless broadband and satellite broadband; and National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 to require NBN Co to provide certain data about premises connected, or due to be connected, to the NBN. Also repeals four declarations.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/11/19  
Second reading moved 28/11/19  
Second reading debate 13/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/20  
Second reading moved 13/02/20  
Second reading debate 12/05/20  
Second reading debate 14/05/20  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/05/20 Amendment details: 7 Government and 10 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/05/20  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 14/05/20 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/05/20  
Assent 25/05/20 Act no: 47 - 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 relating to sheet QL159

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum relating to sheet QL144

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8958]
MCKIM, Sen Nick

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  • Government [sheet QL144]

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  • Government [sheet QL159]

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  • Opposition [sheet 8878]
KITCHING, Sen Kimberley

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes