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Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 2) 2007-2008

Originating house
House of Representatives
Finance and Deregulation


Introduced with the Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 1) 2007-2008, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to make payments to the states, territories and local government authorities for drought relief assistance and reimburses costs associated with the national response to eradicating equine influenza.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/08  
Second reading moved 13/02/08  
Second reading debate 13/02/08  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/08  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/08  
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/08  
Second reading moved 14/02/08  
Second reading debate 14/02/08  
Second reading agreed to 14/02/08  
Third reading agreed to 14/02/08  
Assent 18/02/08 Act no.: 3 - Year: 2008

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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