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Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill 2019


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

Summary

Establishes a commission of inquiry, with the same powers as a royal commission, to inquire into the management of the Murray-Darling Basin water resources and related matters.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/19  
Second reading moved 13/02/19  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 01/07/19  
Restored to Notice Paper 04/07/19  
     

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
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (28/03/2019): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 2 of 2019
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (02/04/2019): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 2 of 2019
  • Referred to Committee (04/07/2019): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Report due 19/09/2019