Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010

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

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Progress

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

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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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