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Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Supplement Cessation) Bill 2014


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

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to abolish the senior supplement for holders of the Commonwealth seniors health card or the veterans’ affairs gold card from 20 June 2015; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to make consequential amendments.

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 02/10/14  
Second reading moved 02/10/14  
Second reading debate 22/10/14  
Second reading agreed to 22/10/14  
Third reading agreed to 22/10/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/14  
Second reading moved 28/10/14  
Second reading debate 18/11/14  
Second reading debate 22/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/15 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/06/15  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 22/06/15 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/06/15  
Assent 26/06/15 Act no.: 91 - 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 ZA397]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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