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Fuel Security Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Summary

Introduced with the Fuel Security (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021, the bill: establishes a minimum stockholding obligation for corporate entities that undertake certain activities (broadly, importing and refining) in relation to certain transport fuels to hold a minimum quantity of those fuels nationally; and enable a production payment for refinery operators (referred to as a fuel security services payment) to provide an adjustable cent per litre payment to refineries in return for a commitment to continue refining until at least 30 June 2027.

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 26/05/21  
Second reading moved 26/05/21  
Second reading debate 15/06/21  
Second reading debate 16/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/21  
Consideration in detail debate 16/06/21  
Third reading moved 16/06/21  
Third reading debated 16/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 16/06/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/21  
Second reading moved 16/06/21  
Second reading debate 21/06/21  
Second reading debate 22/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/06/21  
Assent 29/06/21 Act no: 65 - Year: 2021
     

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

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1296]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1295]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Independent [sheet 1307]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (16/06/2021): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 9 of 2021
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)