Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Farm Household Support Act 1992
and makes consequential amendments to the
Age Discrimination Act 2004
and
Social Security Act 1991
to provide agriculturally dependent small business operators with the same access as farmers to Exceptional Circumstances assistance, a Health Care Card and concessions for the Youth Allowance and Austudy means tests.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01 Mar 2007
Second reading moved 01 Mar 2007
Second reading agreed to 22 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2007
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Mar 2007
Second reading moved 22 Mar 2007
Second reading agreed to 28 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 28 Mar 2007
Assent
  • Act no.: 60
  • Year: 2007
15 Apr 2007

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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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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