Social Security Legislation Amendment (Employment Services Reform) Bill 2009

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  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Employment Services Reform) Bill 2008
Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to: implement a job seeker compliance system to apply to certain job seekers in receipt of newstart allowance, parenting payment, youth allowance and special benefit; give effect to employment pathway plans; remove references to the Personal Support Programme; and make minor technical and consequential amendments.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Sep 2008
Second reading moved 24 Sep 2008
Referred to Main Committee 21 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 21 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 23 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 12 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 13 Nov 2008
Reported from Main Committee 13 Nov 2008
Second reading agreed to 24 Nov 2008
Consideration in detail debate 24 Nov 2008
Third reading agreed to 24 Nov 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Nov 2008
Second reading moved 25 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 04 Dec 2008
Second reading negatived 04 Dec 2008
Second reading moved 04 Feb 2009
Second reading debate 04 Feb 2009
Second reading agreed to 04 Feb 2009
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 13 Australian Greens and 1 Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
04 Feb 2009
Third reading agreed to 04 Feb 2009
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
05 Feb 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 05 Feb 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 7
  • Year: 2009
24 Feb 2009

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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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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