Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Social Security Act 1991
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to expand eligiblity for the seniors’ work bonus to pensioners;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
and
Social Security Act 1991
to increase family assistance by up to $4200 a year for families with teenagers undertaking full-time secondary study or a vocational education equivalent;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
to enable eligible baby bonus claimants to access a larger portion of the baby bonus upfront from 1 July 2011;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
,
Social Security Act 1991
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to ensure that annuity payments made from the Thalidomide Australia Fixed Trust are not taken into account as income; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
,
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
in relation to income management arrangements.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10 Feb 2011
Second reading moved 10 Feb 2011
Second reading debate 21 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 22 Mar 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 15 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 15 Jun 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 50
  • Year: 2011
27 Jun 2011

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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

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