Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  and
Social Security Act 1991
  to allow weekly payments of social security periodic payment, family tax benefit and baby bonus to people assessed as being vulnerable; and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to make technical corrections. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
10 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
10 Feb 2010Second reading moved
25 Feb 2010Referred to Main Committee
11 Mar 2010Second reading debate
11 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
11 Mar 2010Reported from Main Committee
11 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Mar 2010Introduced and read a first time
15 Mar 2010Second reading moved
17 Mar 2010Second reading debate
17 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
17 Mar 2010Committee of the Whole debate

Requests details: 2 Government agreed to
House of Representatives
17 Mar 2010Consideration of Senate message

Details: House made Senate requested amendments
Senate
18 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to


18 Mar 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
14 Apr 2010Assent

Act no.: 45

Year: 2010

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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