Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Australian Trade Commission Act 1985
  and
Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
  to: increase the maximum grant to $200,000; add two claimable expense categories to the range of eligible expenses; expand the range of bodies able to access the scheme; lift the maximum turnover limit to $50 million; reduce the minimum threshold of expenditure to a $10,000 minimum; extend the limit on the number of annual grants to eight; remove the distinction between internal and external services to provide that all non-tourism services are eligible products; and introduce a performance measure for applicants claiming their third and subsequent grants. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
20 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2008Second reading moved
14 May 2008Referred to Main Committee
26 May 2008Second reading debate
27 May 2008Second reading debate
27 May 2008Second reading agreed to
28 May 2008Reported from Main Committee
28 May 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2008Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2008Second reading moved
19 Jun 2008Second reading debate
19 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2008Third reading agreed to


23 Jun 2008Assent

Act no.: 33

Year: 2008

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