Student Assistance Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

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  • Student Assistance Legislation Amendment Bill 2005
Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Student Assistance Act 1973
and
Social Security Act 1991
to: clarify that a student cannot apply for assistance under the Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) after the commencement of this proposed Act; align the SFSS repayment thresholds and indexation with the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP); and apply the definition of taxable income used under the HELP arrangements to the SFSS. Also makes a minor technical amendment to the
Student Assistance Act 1973
and consequential amendments to the
Taxation Administration Act 1953
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07 Sep 2005
Second reading moved 07 Sep 2005
Second reading agreed to 09 Feb 2006
Third reading agreed to 09 Feb 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Feb 2006
Second reading moved 27 Feb 2006
Second reading agreed to 10 May 2006
Third reading agreed to 10 May 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 47
  • Year: 2006
22 May 2006

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of 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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