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Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Summary

Amends the: Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 to restructure the export market development grants program which provides funding assistance to Australian small and medium enterprise exporters for their export-related marketing expenses; and Australian Trade and Investment Commission Act 1985 to enable decision-making powers of the Chief Executive Officer to be delegated to Australian Public Service employees of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity.

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 07/10/20  
Second reading moved 07/10/20  
Second reading debate 08/12/20  
Referred to Federation Chamber 08/12/20  
Second reading debate 08/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 08/12/20  
Reported from Federation Chamber 08/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 08/12/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/12/20  
Second reading moved 09/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 10/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 10/12/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/12/20  
Assent 17/12/20 Act no: 138 - Year: 2020
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes