Spam (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced with the Spam Bill 2003, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
Telecommunications Act 1997
  and the
Australian Communications Authority Act 1997
  to provide a framework for the Australian Communications Authority to enforce the scheme regulating the sending of commercial electronic messages, including development of industry codes and standards, power to seek monitoring and investigatory warrants, and investigation of complaints and possible breaches. Also contains transitional provisions. 

Track this bill (What's this?)

Permalink

Progress

House of Representatives
18 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
18 Sep 2003Second reading moved
09 Oct 2003Second reading agreed to
09 Oct 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
13 Oct 2003Introduced and read a first time
13 Oct 2003Second reading moved
25 Nov 2003Second reading agreed to
27 Nov 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 4 Opposition and 3 Australian Democrats agreed to
28 Nov 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 2 Opposition and 3 Australian Democrats agreed to
28 Nov 2003Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
02 Dec 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
Senate
03 Dec 2003Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments


12 Dec 2003Assent

Act no.: 130

Year: 2003

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Word Format PDF Format

Explanatory memoranda

Word Format PDF Format

Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
Word Format PDF Format

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Committee Information

No documents at present

Bills Digest PDF Format

Notes

Back to top

Helpful information

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.

Back to top

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print
Back to top