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Representation Amendment (6 Regions Per State, 2 Senators Per Region) Bill 2020


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Sponsor
JOYCE, Barnaby, MP

Summary

Amends the: Representation Act 1983 to: impose a geographical requirement on the representation requirements for the Senate, comprised of 6 divisions per state represented by two senators; and Commonwealth Electoral Act 1983 to make a consequential amendment.

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 24/02/20  
Second reading moved 24/02/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (02/04/2020): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 4 of 2020