Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 to further simplify the internal government financial management framework and makes consequential amendments to the Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973, Public Service Act 1999, Reserve Bank Act 1959 and Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008. Also effects a transfer of funding for the Water Smart Australia program from the National Water Commission to the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 26 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 27 Aug 2008
Second reading agreed to 27 Aug 2008
Third reading agreed to 27 Aug 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Aug 2008
Second reading moved 27 Aug 2008
Second reading debate 04 Sep 2008
Second reading agreed to 04 Sep 2008
Third reading agreed to 04 Sep 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 90
  • Year: 2008
20 Sep 2008

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of 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

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

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