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Defence Service Homes Amendment Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs

Summary

Amends the Defence Service Homes Act 1918 to expand eligibility for the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme to current and former members of the Australian Defence Force who have at least one day of continuous full-time service, including reservists and peacekeepers.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/09/19  
Second reading moved 19/09/19  
Second reading debate 14/11/19  
Second reading agreed to 14/11/19  
Third reading agreed to 14/11/19  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/11/19  
Second reading moved 28/11/19  
Second reading debate 28/11/19  
Second reading agreed to 28/11/19  
Third reading agreed to 28/11/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/11/19  
Assent 09/12/19 Act no: 112 - Year: 2019
     

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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)