Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2003

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  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Family and Community Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
to: ensure that the language, literacy and numeracy supplement is not tax free; and replace the definition of “receiving”;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999[eitls] to enable protected information to be obtained and used for the Family Homelessness Prevention and Early Intervention Pilot;
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to provide for Parenting Payment Participating Agreements which will require people receiving parenting payments to undertake certain activities; and
Social Security Act 1991
to: close access for new applicants to mature age allowance and partner allowance; introduce changes in relation to administrative penalties; and introduce more flexible participation requirements for mature age newstart recipients.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 May 2002
Second reading moved 16 May 2002
Second reading agreed to 30 May 2002
Third reading agreed to 30 May 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Jun 2002
Second reading moved 19 Jun 2002
Second reading debate 23 Oct 2002
Second reading amendment agreed to
  • Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
15 Nov 2002
Second reading agreed to 15 Nov 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 24 Government amendments agreed to; Bill divided into 2 bills
15 Nov 2002
Third reading agreed to 15 Nov 2002
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House declined to consider Senate message and requested reconsideration by Senate on Bill as originally transmitted
03 Dec 2002
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its division of the bill, and agreed to 55 Opposition and 16 Australian Democrats amendments, and the 24 Government amendments previously agreed to on 15/11/2002
12 Dec 2002
Third reading agreed to 12 Dec 2002
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to amendments 1, 6, 66-68, disagreed to 4, 18, 21-27,33, 35, 37-55, 57, 58, 60, 61, 63-65, 74-77 and disagreed to 2, 3, 5, 7-17, 20, 28-32, 34, 36, 56, 62, 69-73, 78-94 and made 48 amendments in their place thereof
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments nos 4, 21, 23, 25 to 27, 33, 35, 38, 41, 44 to 46, 48, 51 to 53, 55, 57, 58 and 60, agreed to amendments made in place of those amendments, and insisted on amendments nos 18, 22, 24, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 47, 49, 50, 54, 61, 63 to 65 and 74 to 77
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House insisted on disagreeing to amendments insisted on by Senate
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not again insist on its amendments and agreed to 2 Government and 3 Australian Democrats further amendments
27 Mar 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to further Senate amendments
27 Mar 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 35
  • Year: 2003
24 Apr 2003

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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.

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