Bills Lists

TOTAL RESULTS: 42

  • Final Senate Bills List for 2004

    Date
    21/01/2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 21 JANUARY 2005 (2004 Final Edition) This is a list of all bills considered by the Parliament for the 2004 calendar year to date. Bills which lapsed at the end of the 40th Parliament are annotated accordingly. Abbreviations ADAustralian Democrats [Dem] AGAustralian Greens ALPAustralian Labor Party [Opp] APAAustralian Progressive Alliance IndIndependent LPLiberal Party of Australia [Govt] NATS The Nationals [Govt] PHONPauline Hanson’s One Nation CIDConsideration in Detail stage (Hou se of Representatives) PMPrivate Member’s bill PSPrivate Senator’s bill RRestored to Notice Paper SSenate bill SBCSelection of Bills Committee A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2003 (Act citation: A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Act 2004) Amends the A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Act 1999 in relation to: accounting by the Commissioner of Taxation for all Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds; the timing of final determinations; and introduction of a mechanism for residual Budget Balancing Assistance adjustments for GST transitional years. Also contains application provisions. Reps: Intro. 4/12/03; Passed 19/2/04 2nd reading amendment: 1 Opp/negatived Senate: Intro. 1/3/04; Passed 9/3/04 SBC report 2/04 (tabled 
  • Senate Bills List for 2004 to prorogation of the 40th Parliament

    Date
    12/10/2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 12 OCTOBER 2004 This is a final list of all bills considered by the Parliament for the 2004 calendar year to prorogation of the 40th Parliament Abbreviations ADAustralian Democrats [Dem] AGAustralian Greens ALPAustralian Labor Party [Opp] APAAustralian Progressive Alliance IndIndependent LPLiberal Party of Australia [Govt] NATS The Nationals [Govt] PHONPauline Hanson’s One Nation CIDConsideration in Detail stage (House of Representatives) PMPrivate Member’s bill PSPrivate Senat or’s bill RRestored to Notice Paper SSenate bill SBCSelection of Bills Committee A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2003 (Act citation: A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Act 2004) Amends the A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Act 1999 in relation to: accounting by the Commissioner of Taxation for all Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds; the timing of final determinations; and introduction of a mechanism for residual Budget Balancing Assistance adjustments for GST transitional years. Also contains application provisions. Reps: Intro. 4/12/03; Passed 19/2/04 2nd reading amendment: 1 Opp/negatived Senate: Intro. 1/3/04; Passed 9/3/04 SBC report 2/04 (tabled and adopted 3/3/04): No reference Assent: 23/3/04; Act No. 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2003

    Date
    22/01/2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 22 JANUARY 2004 (2003 Final Edition) This is a list of all bills before the Parliament for the 2003 calendar year to date Abbreviations ADAustralian Democrats [Dem] AGAustralian Greens ALPAustralian Labor Party [Opp] APAAustralian Progressive Alliance IndIndependent LPLiberal Party of Australia [Govt] NATS The Nationals [Govt] PHONPauline Hanson’s One Nation CIDConsideration in Detail stage (House of Representatives) PMPrivate Member’s bill PSPrivate Senator’s bill RRestored to Notice Paper SSenate bill SBCSelection of Bills Committee PMA Better Future for Our Kids Bill 2003 (Introduced by Ms Roxon - ALP) The bill: establishes the Office of the National Commissioner for Children and Young People; provides for a national code for the protection of children; and provides for a probity check on all persons undertaking child-related employment or volunteer work. Also includes reporting requirements and a regulation-making power. Reps: Intro. 26/5/03; Read a 1st time 26/5/03; 2nd reading order of day for next sitting Removed from Notice Paper 3/11/03 A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2003 Amends the A New Tax System (Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements) Act 1999 in relation to: 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2002

    Date
    21/01/2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 21 JANUARY 2003 (2002 Final Edition) This is a list of all bills before the Parliament for the 2002 calendar year to date Abbreviations SSenate bill PSPrivate Senator’s Bill PMPrivate Member’s Bill DBill created as a result of dividing a bill RRestored to Notice Paper CIDConsideration in Detail stage (House of Representatives) SBCSelection of Bills Committee ADAustralian Democrats [Dem] AGAustralian Greens ALPAustralian Labor Party [Opp] GWAThe Greens (WA) IndIndependent LPLibe ral Party [Govt] NPANational Party of Australia [Govt] PHONPauline Hanson’s One Nation PSABC Amendment (Online and Multichannelling Services) Bill 2001 [2002] R (Introduced by Senator Bourne - AD) Amends the: Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 in relation to the provision of online and multichannelling services; and Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to enable the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation to provide unrestricted multichannelling services. Senate: Intro. 3/4/01; 2nd reading adjourned 3/4/01 SBC report 7/01 (tabled and adopted 23/5/01): No reference Restored to Notice Paper at 2nd reading 13/2/02 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2002 Amends the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 in relation to: 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2001

    Date
    12/02/2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 12 FEBRUARY 2002 (2001 Final Edition) This is a list of all bills before the Parliament for the 2001 calendar year to date. Abbreviations SSenate bill PSPrivate Senator’s Bill PMPrivate Member’s Bill RRestored to Notice Paper CIDConsideration in Detail stage (House of Representatives) SBCSelection of Bills Committee ADAustralian Democrats [Dem] AGAustralian Greens ALPAustralian Labor Party [Opp] GWAThe Greens (WA) IndIndependent LPLiberal Party [Govt] NPANational Party of Au stralia [Govt] PHONPauline Hanson’s One Nation PSABC Amendment (Online and Multichannelling Services) Bill 2001 (Introduced by Senator Bourne - AD) Amends the: Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 in relation to the provision of online and multichannelling services; and Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to enable the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation to provide unrestricted multichannelling services. Senate: Intro. 3/4/01; 2nd reading adjourned 3/4/01 SBC report 7/01 (tabled and adopted 23/5/01): No reference Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Bill 2001 Amends 59 Acts to abolish the compulsory retirement age limits for statutory office holders and remove any age restrictions on their reappointment. Also contains application provisions. Reps: Intro. 29/8/01; 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 2000

    Date
    19/01/2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 19 JANUARY 2001 (2000 Final Edition) A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Bill 2000 Simplifies the structure and administration of family assistance by amending the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to: provide the administrative infrastructure to support the payment of child care benefit; clarify the operation of certain aspects of the family assistance law; replace regulation-making powers with substantive provisions; and make technical amendments; and Social Security Act 1991 in relation to a 4 per cent increase for certain social security payment supplements and allowances. Also makes consequential and technical amendments to 7 other Acts and contains savings and transitional provisions. Reps: Intro. 9/3/00; Passed 5/4/00 Main committee: Referred 4/4/00 Senate: Intro. 5/4/00; Passed 12/4/00 SBC report 6/00 (tabled and adopted 12/4/00): No reference Committee amendments: 1 Govt/passed; 4 Opp/passed Committee requests: 2 Govt/passed [Reps made Senate requests and agreed to Senate amendments nos 1 and 5 and disagreed to amendments nos 2, 3 and 4, 12/4/00; Senate did not insist on its amendments 13/4/00] Assent: 3/5/00; Act No. 45, 2000 A New 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 1999

    Date
    1/02/2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 1 FEBRUARY 2000 (1999 Final Edition — Revised ) A New Tax System (Aged Care Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Bill 1998 (Act citation: A New Tax System (Aged Care Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999) Part of a package of 16 bills to introduce a new taxation system, the bill amends the Aged Care Act 1997 to quarantine the 4 per cent pension increase from the fees payable by residential aged care recipients; and to ensure that war widows and widowers pay the same amount in income tested fees as other care recipients on the same total income. Reps: Intro. 2/12/98; Passed 10/12/98 2nd reading amendment: 1 Opp/negatived Senate: Intro. 10/12/98; Passed 28/6/99 References: Provisions of bill referred 2/12/98 (agreed to 25/11/98): Committee Report due Report tabled Community Affairs References Committee 31/3/99 30/3/99 Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education References Committee 31/3/99 31/3/99 Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee 31/3/99 29/3/99 Select Committee on a New Tax System *related report tabled 18/2/99; addenda 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 1998

    Date
    10/02/1999 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 10 FEBRUARY 1999 (1998 Final Edition) 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements) Bill 1998 To amend the: Social Security Act 1991 in relation to: exemption from the “sharers rule” to recipients of certain rent assistance; and removal of the 12-month waiting period for parenting payment for single foster carers; Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to: change the income test for the seniors health card; and extend income limits; and National Health Act 1953 to issue health care cards to fostered children in certain circumstances. Reps: Intro. 12/11/98; Passed 25/11/98 Main committee: Referred 24/11/98 Senate: Intro. 26/11/98; Passed 3/12/98 SBC report 11/98 (tabled and adopted 26/11/98): No reference Assent: 11/12/98; Act No. 116, 1998 A New Tax System (Aged Care Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Bill 1998 Part of a package of 16 bills to introduce a new taxation system, the bill amends the Aged Care Act 1997 to quarantine the 4 per cent pension increase from the fees payable by residential aged care recipients; and to ensure that war widows and widowers pay the same amount in income tested fees as 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 1997

    Date
    23/01/1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 23 JANUARY 1998 (1997 Final Edition) SAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1996 [1997] To amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 to: widen the powers of the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) in relation to land grants; matters to be taken into account in performing its functions; appointment of additional members; disqualification from standing for election as a commissioner or regional councillor in certain circumstances; Ministerial consent for commissioners and regional council chairpersons to engage in outside employment; internal review of the merits of a decision to refuse a loan or guarantee; delegation of Commission power to review delegates’ decisions; Administrative Appeals Tribunal review of the merits of a decision to refuse a loan or guarantee. Senate: Intro. 20/6/96; 2nd reading adjourned 20/6/96 SBC report 6/96 (25/6/96): No reference Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 1997 To amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 in relation to: conditions on consent of disposals of interest in ATSIC-funded properties; delegation of certain powers by ATSIC; remedies for breaches of grant or loan conditions; and minor drafting amendments. Reps: Intro. 3/12/97; 
  • Final Senate Bills List for 1996

    Date
    31/12/1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Summary
    AS AT 31 DECEMBER 1996 (1996 Final Edition ) SAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 1996 To amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act (No. 3) 1993 in relation to: reduction of membership of regional councils; councils’ powers, administration and financial arrangements; management of ATSIC and selection and appointment of the Chairperson; restriction on the right to dispose of property; appointment of an administrator in relation to the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA); the functions of the Office of Torres Strait Islander Affairs to monitor programs and policies of the TSRA; TSRA requests to the Office of Evaluation and Audit (OEA) to evaluate and audit TSRA operations; the compulsive powers of the OEA in certain investigations; secrecy provisions and authorisation of solicitors or agents to obtain certain information from ATSIC; notification of pecuniary interests by the General Manager of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commercial Development Corporation (CDC) to the Minister and Chairperson of the Board of CDC in certain circumstances. Senate: Intro. 23/5/96; Passed 26/6/96 SBC report 3/96 (30/5/96): Referred to Finance and Public 

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