Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment, Heritage and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
to: provide the minister with a wider range of conditions that can apply to approvals to vary fuel standards; simplify procedures when an urgent approval is required to avoid a fuel supply shortfall; provide for civil penalties, infringement notices and enforceable undertakings; enable the minister to consider how fuel is to be supplied when determining a standard; extend information sharing powers; and extend the types of courts that have jurisdiction for various matters.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Mar 2009
Second reading moved 18 Mar 2009
Referred to Main Committee 12 May 2009
Second reading debate 13 May 2009
Second reading debate 14 May 2009
Second reading agreed to 14 May 2009
Reported from Main Committee 14 May 2009
Third reading agreed to 14 May 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Jun 2009
Second reading moved 15 Jun 2009
Second reading debate 17 Sep 2009
Second reading agreed to 17 Sep 2009
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
17 Sep 2009
Third reading agreed to 17 Sep 2009
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
20 Oct 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20 Oct 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 107
  • Year: 2009
06 Nov 2009

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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