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Commercial Broadcasting (Tax) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts

Summary

Introduced with the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Broadcasting Reform) Bill 2017, the bill imposes an interim tax on transmitter licences that are associated with commercial broadcasting licences.

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 15/06/17  
Second reading moved 15/06/17  
Second reading debate 20/06/17  
Second reading debate 21/06/17  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/17  
Third reading agreed to 21/06/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/06/17  
Second reading moved 22/06/17  
Second reading debate 22/06/17  
Second reading debate 11/09/17  
Second reading debate 12/09/17  
Second reading debate 13/09/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/09/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/09/17  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/09/17  
Assent 18/09/17 Act no: 110 - Year: 2017
     

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)