Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill gives effect to Australia’s obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol by outlining: entities and emissions covered by the scheme; liable entities’ obligations to surrender emission units corresponding to their emissions; limits on the number of emissions units that will be issued; the nature and allocation of Australian emissions units; mechanisms to contain costs; linking to other emissions trading schemes; assistance in relation to emissions-intensive trade-exposed activities, coal-fired electricity generators and coal mining; voluntary inclusion of reforestation activities under the scheme; the domestic offsets program; the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units; and monitoring and enforcement. Also contains a regulation making power.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Feb 2010
Second reading moved 02 Feb 2010
Second reading debate 04 Feb 2010
Second reading debate 08 Feb 2010
Second reading debate 09 Feb 2010
Second reading debate 10 Feb 2010
Second reading debate 11 Feb 2010
Second reading agreed to 11 Feb 2010
Third reading agreed to 11 Feb 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Feb 2010
Second reading moved 24 Feb 2010
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28 Sep 2010

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Helpful information

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.