Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2016, the bill amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: cease the child care benefit (CCB) and child care rebate; introduce a child care subsidy (CCS) which is subject to both an income and activity test; introduce various rates of additional child care subsidy (ACCS) that are available in certain circumstances; and make amendments in relation to CCS and ACCS claims, reviews of decisions, provider approvals, and compliance obligations of approved providers of child care services; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 to provide that the current vaccination and immunisation details and schedules may be applied, adopted or incorporated in a minister’s determination; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to: circumstances in which applications for approval of a child care service are taken not to have been made; backdating of CCB service approvals; reassessments of child care service conditions of continued approval; and cessation of enrolment advances; A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 in relation to goods and services tax treatment of new child care funding programs; and A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999, Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013, Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01 Sep 2016
Second reading moved 01 Sep 2016
Second reading debate 22 Mar 2017
Second reading agreed to 22 Mar 2017
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2017
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2017
Second reading debate 23 Mar 2017
Second reading agreed to 23 Mar 2017
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 14 Derryn Hinch Justice Party agreed to
23 Mar 2017
Third reading agreed to 23 Mar 2017
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
27 Mar 2017
Finally passed both Houses 27 Mar 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 22
  • Year: 2017
04 Apr 2017

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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