Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
to: remove the minimum rate of child care benefit (CCB); increase the child care tax rebate (CCTR) to 50 per cent, provide for it to be paid quarterly and increase the annual limit to $7,500; and make amendments in relation to: weekly limits of hours for the purposes of CCB; automatic review of CCTR decisions; publishing information relating to sanctions or suspensions of approved child care service’s approval; allocation of child care places; approved child care services providing certain periodic statements; delegation of the secretary’s powers; infringement notices; and technical amendments relating to the Child Care Management System; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
in relation to: debt recovery; extension of the civil penalties and infringement notice schemes; and expanded entry powers for authorised officers.

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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 04 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 04 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 04 Jun 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 16 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 18 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 19 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 19 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 19 Jun 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 53
  • Year: 2008
25 Jun 2008

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Proposed amendments

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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