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Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013 [No. 2]


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2], the bill: re-establishes the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABC Commissioner) and the Australian Building and Construction Commission; enables the minister to issue a Building Code; provides for the appointment and functions of the Federal Safety Commissioner; prohibits certain unlawful industrial action; prohibits coercion, discrimination and unenforceable agreements; provides the ABC Commissioner with powers to obtain information; provides for orders for contraventions of civil remedy provisions and other enforcement powers; and makes miscellaneous amendments in relation to self-incrimination, protection of liability against officials, admissible records and documents, protection and disclosure of information, powers of the Commissioner in certain proceedings, and jurisdiction of courts.

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 02/02/16  
Second reading moved 02/02/16  
Second reading debate 03/02/16  
Second reading debate 04/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 04/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 04/02/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/02/16  
Second reading moved 04/02/16  
Lapsed at prorogation 17/04/16  
Consideration of House of Reps message 18/04/16 Details: In response to a request from the House, the Senate agreed to resume consideration of the bill
Second reading moved 18/04/16  
Second reading debate 18/04/16  
Second reading negatived 18/04/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party [sheet 7898]
MUIR, Sen Ricky

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  • Independent [sheet 7904]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Independent [sheet 7900]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Liberal Democratic Party [sheet 7902]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David

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  • Palmer United Party [sheet 7891]
WANG, Sen Zhenya

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/02/2016): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (11/03/2016)