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Treasury Laws Amendment (COVID-19 Economic Response No. 2) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 to enable the Treasurer to make rules for economic response payments to provide support to an entity where they are adversely affected by restrictions imposed by a state or territory public health order that is directed at controlling the transmission of COVID-19; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to enable tax information to be disclosed to Australian government agencies for the purposes of administering COVID-19 business support programs; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make payments received by eligible businesses under certain COVID-19 business support programs and Commonwealth COVID-19 disaster payments exempt from income tax; and Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020 to reinstate a temporary mechanism for ministers to change arrangements relating to meeting information and document requirements under Commonwealth legislation.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/08/21  
Second reading moved 03/08/21  
Second reading debate 03/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 03/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 03/08/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/08/21  
Second reading moved 04/08/21  
Second reading debate 04/08/21  
Second reading debate 05/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 05/08/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 05/08/21 Amendment details: 1 Independent (Senator Patrick) agreed to
Third reading agreed to 05/08/21  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 05/08/21 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 09/08/21 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 09/08/21  
Assent 10/08/21 Act no: 79 - 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

Senate
  • Independent [sheet 1352]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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Notes