Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
,
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
  and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
  to provide for economic security strategy payments (to be made as lump sum payments from 8 December 2008) to age, disability support, wife, widow B and veterans’ service pensioners and people receiving income support supplements, carer payments, and partner, widow and bereavement allowances. Also establishes administrative schemes to provide for payments in certain circumstances; and makes consequential amendments to the
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
,
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
,
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

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Progress

House of Representatives
11 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
11 Nov 2008Second reading moved
12 Nov 2008Second reading debate
13 Nov 2008Second reading debate
13 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
13 Nov 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
24 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
24 Nov 2008Second reading moved
24 Nov 2008Second reading debate
24 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
24 Nov 2008Third reading agreed to


24 Nov 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
01 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 131

Year: 2008

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  • 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.
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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.

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