Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 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

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Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to provide for: modified arrangements for advance payments of family tax benefit (FTB); and the payment of FTB Part A supplement for a child turning four conditional on that child receiving a health check prior to starting school; Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 to determine a parent’s taxable income by using their previous taxable income, indexed by growth in wages, when a tax return has not been lodged; Social Security Act 1991 to require payers of compensation to notify Centrelink of proposed payments of compensation; and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999, A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 to make technical amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 30 May 2011
Second reading debate 31 May 2011
Second reading agreed to 31 May 2011
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
31 May 2011
Third reading agreed to 31 May 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Jun 2011
Second reading moved 16 Jun 2011
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
22 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
22 Jun 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22 Jun 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 53
  • Year: 2011
28 Jun 2011

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Proposed 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

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Schedules of amendments

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