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Productivity Commission Amendment (Addressing Inequality) Bill 2017


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MCALLISTER, Sen Jenny

Summary

Amends the Productivity Commission Act 1998 to: expand the functions of the Productivity Commission to include the undertaking of research on inequality and its effects on the Australian economy and community; require the commission to have regard in the exercise of its functions to the need to mitigate the negative effects of inequality; and provide for reporting requirements.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/17  
Second reading moved 14/06/17  
Second reading debate 22/06/17  
Second reading debate 10/08/17  
Second reading debate 05/02/18  
Second reading debate 17/09/18  
Second reading debate 12/11/18  
Second reading agreed to 12/11/18  
Third reading agreed to 12/11/18  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/11/18  
Lapsed at dissolution 11/04/19  
     
Senate
Restored to Notice Paper 17/10/19  
Second reading moved 02/12/19  
Second reading debate 02/12/19  
     

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