Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Higher Education Funding Act 1988
  in relation to funding and grant levels for certain purposes;
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  in relation to: funding in relation to the Commonwealth Grant Scheme and Other Grants for 2005-07; setting of student contributions and tuition fees; remission of HECS-HELP debts for work experience in industry units; definition of Equivalent Full Time Student Load; and notification of tax file numbers by students; and
Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003
  to: simplify transitional funding arrangements for University of Notre Dame Australia students; and provide Ministerial discretion to approve funding increases under the Commonwealth Grants Scheme in the first year of implementation (2005) under certain circumstances. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
11 Mar 2004Introduced and read a first time
11 Mar 2004Second reading moved
23 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
23 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
24 Mar 2004Introduced and read a first time
24 Mar 2004Second reading moved
30 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
31 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to


21 Apr 2004Assent

Act no.: 45

Year: 2004

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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

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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