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Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Equity Investments and Other Measures) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Summary

Amends the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991 to: enable Export Finance Australia to make equity investments, including to support infrastructure investments in the Indo-Pacific or export-linked projects in Australia; and provide Export Finance Australia with the ability to offer guarantees for overseas infrastructure transactions without also needing to provide a loan to the same transaction.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/08/21  
Second reading moved 04/08/21  
Second reading debate 26/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 26/08/21  
Consideration in detail debate 26/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 26/08/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 31/08/21  
Second reading moved 31/08/21  
Second reading debate 18/10/21  
Second reading agreed to 18/10/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/10/21  
Third reading agreed to 18/10/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/10/21  
Assent 28/10/21 Act no: 114 - Year: 2021
     

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

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
STEGGALL, Zali, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1406]
WATERS, Sen Larissa

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes