Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21 Mar 2002
Second reading moved 21 Mar 2002
Second reading agreed to 15 Oct 2002
Third reading agreed to 15 Oct 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Oct 2002
Second reading moved 23 Oct 2002
Second reading debate 24 Mar 2003
Second reading debate 25 Mar 2003
Second reading agreed to 24 Jun 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 18 Government agreed to
24 Jun 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 10 Government (1 as amended by Australian Greens), 11 Australian Progressive Alliance, 2 One Nation, 1 Australian Democrats and 3 Independent (Senator Harradine) agreed to
25 Jun 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Australian Progressive Alliance and 2 Australian Democrats (1 as amended by APA) agreed to
26 Jun 2003
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments nos 1-15, 17-19, 21, 22, 25-41, 44-48 and disagreed to amendments nos 16, 20, 23, 24, 42, 43
26 Jun 2003
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate insisted on its amendments
26 Jun 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House insisted on disagreeing
26 Jun 2003
Laid aside 26 Jun 2003

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Text of bill

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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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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