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Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to abolish certain incentive payments in relation to income management; Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to the operation of the income management regime and vulnerable welfare payment recipients; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make consequential amendments; Aged Care Act 1997 and Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 to cease the payment of residential care subsidy for care recipients during a period of leave taken before entering a residential care service; and Aged Care Act 1997 to abolish the Aged Care Planning Advisory Committees.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/05/15  
Second reading moved 28/05/15  
Second reading debate 15/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/15  
Second reading moved 16/06/15  
Second reading debate 07/09/15  
Second reading agreed to 07/09/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 07/09/15 Amendment details: 5 Government and 3 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 07/09/15  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 08/09/15 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 08/09/15  
Assent 16/09/15 Act no.: 128 - Year: 2015
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet EF102]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7716]
MOORE, Sen Claire

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (28/05/2015): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (15/06/2015)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)