Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Student Assistance Act 1973 to: close the Student Financial Supplement Scheme to new applications from ABSTUDY students from 1 January 2004 and continue loan repayment arrangements for existing loans; and make a minor technical amendment to extend the regulation-making power relating to notifications.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Jun 2003
Second reading moved 26 Jun 2003
Second reading agreed to 11 Sep 2003
Third reading agreed to 11 Sep 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Sep 2003
Second reading moved 15 Sep 2003
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2003
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2003
Lapsed at end of Parliament 16 Nov 2004

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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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