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National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment (Site Specification, Community Fund and Other Measures) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Summary

Establishes a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility to permanently dispose of low level radioactive waste and temporarily store intermediate level radioactive waste by amending the National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012 to: specify the site selected and enable the acquisition of additional land for the facility; abolish the National Repository Capital Contribution Fund and establish a Community Fund to provide economic and social sustainability for the community in which the facility will be located; and provide clear and objective links between the operation of the Act and the relevant Constitutional heads of power.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/20  
Second reading moved 13/02/20  
Second reading debate 11/06/20  
Second reading agreed to 11/06/20  
Consideration in detail debate 11/06/20 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/06/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/20  
Second reading moved 15/06/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet SV107]

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Senate
  • Independent [sheet 8965 revised]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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  • Opposition [sheet 1042 revised]
PRATT, Sen Louise

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes