Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Coronavirus Economic Support and Recovery (No-one Left Behind) Bill 2020

 

 

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Coronavirus Economic Support and Recovery (No-one Left Behind) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Senator Waters)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for a coronavirus economic support and recovery fund, amend the law relating to social security and expand eligibility for the jobkeeper scheme, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Coronavirus Economic Support and Recovery Fund        3

Schedule 2—Expanding social security support                                                  5

Part 1—Expanding eligibility for COVID-19 supplement                         5

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             5

Part 2—Expanding jobseeker eligibility                                                               8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              8

Schedule 3—Expanding jobkeeper eligibility                                                      10

Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020   10

 

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for a coronavirus economic support and recovery fund, amend the law relating to social security and expand eligibility for the jobkeeper scheme, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Coronavirus Economic Support and Recovery (No-one Left Behind) Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.