Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 2) Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Workforce Participation 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
  and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to: extend participation exemptions to principal carers who are relatives but not parents of children; make administrative changes in relation to transfers between income support payments; clarify the waiver of certain social security debts; and enable the making of ministerial guidelines in relation to the determination of a person’s capacity to work. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
16 Aug 2007Introduced and read a first time
16 Aug 2007Second reading moved
19 Sep 2007Second reading agreed to
19 Sep 2007Third reading agreed to
Senate
20 Sep 2007Introduced and read a first time
20 Sep 2007Second reading moved
20 Sep 2007Second reading agreed to
20 Sep 2007Third reading agreed to


28 Sep 2007Assent

Act no.: 173

Year: 2007

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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