Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Establishes Infrastructure Australia to advise governments, investors and owners of Australia’s future infrastructure needs and other related infrastructure issues. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Feb 2008Introduced and read a first time
21 Feb 2008Second reading moved
11 Mar 2008Second reading debate
11 Mar 2008Referred to Main Committee
12 Mar 2008Second reading debate
13 Mar 2008Second reading debate
17 Mar 2008Second reading debate
17 Mar 2008Reported from Main Committee
17 Mar 2008Second reading agreed to
17 Mar 2008Consideration in detail debate
17 Mar 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
18 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
18 Mar 2008Second reading moved
18 Mar 2008Second reading debate
18 Mar 2008Second reading agreed to
19 Mar 2008Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 5 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
19 Mar 2008Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
19 Mar 2008Consideration of Senate message

Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
Senate
20 Mar 2008Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments


08 Apr 2008Assent

Act no.: 17

Year: 2008

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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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