Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
and
Medicare Levy Act 1986
to establish a $150,000 limit on primary earner income for family tax benefit Part B and related tax offsets;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
in relation to the baby bonus to: introduce a means test; provide for instalment payment; change the indexation date to 1 July each year; and extend the eligibility to certain adopted children;
Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990
,
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to provide for the collection of tax file numbers as part of a new compliance regime for the seniors health card;
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to provide for a person to enter into a voluntary income management agreement;
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to increase the eligible age for partner service pension to qualifying age; and five Acts in relation to: child support reforms; family assistance; and technical amendments relating to family tax benefits and social security.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 May 2008
Second reading moved 29 May 2008
Second reading debate 05 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 05 Jun 2008
Consideration in detail debate 05 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 05 Jun 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 16 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 24 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 24 Jun 2008
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Government and 3 Opposition agreed to
  • Requests details: 1 Government agreed to
24 Jun 2008
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House made Senate requested amendment
25 Jun 2008
Senate
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2008
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments 1,2,3,6 and 7 and disagreed to Senate amendments 4 and 5
25 Jun 2008
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments nos 4 and 5
26 Jun 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 63
  • Year: 2008
30 Jun 2008

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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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