Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Part of a package of three bills to establish a framework for the Commonwealth funding of higher education, the bill provides for transitional arrangements and consequential amendments to the
Higher Education Funding Act 1988
  and 11 other Acts as a result of the new funding framework. Also amends the
Australian National University Act 1991
  and
Maritime College Act 1978
  in relation to the governance structures of the Australian National University and the Australian Maritime College. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
17 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
17 Sep 2003Second reading moved
16 Oct 2003Second reading agreed to
16 Oct 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
27 Oct 2003Introduced and read a first time
27 Oct 2003Second reading moved
24 Nov 2003Second reading debate
25 Nov 2003Second reading debate
01 Dec 2003Second reading amendment agreed to

Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
01 Dec 2003Second reading agreed to
04 Dec 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 27 Government agreed to; 3 items negatived

Requests details: 2 Government agreed to
House of Representatives
05 Dec 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House made requested amendments
Senate
05 Dec 2003Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
05 Dec 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


19 Dec 2003Assent

Act no.: 150

Year: 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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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.
  • 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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