Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Bill 2004

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Introduced with the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003, the bill establishes the Energy Grants Cleaner Fuels Scheme which will provide a framework for the payment of grants to importers and manufacturers of biodiesel and certain other cleaner fuels to offset customs and excise duties, with effect from 18 September 2003. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

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House of Representatives
11 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
11 Sep 2003Second reading moved
17 Sep 2003Second reading agreed to
17 Sep 2003Third reading agreed to
18 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
18 Sep 2003Second reading moved
10 Mar 2004Second reading debate
31 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
31 Mar 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 11 Government agreed to
31 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
31 Mar 2004Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

20 Apr 2004Assent

Act no.: 41

Year: 2004

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  • 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.
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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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