Horse Disease Response Levy Bill 2011

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Part of a package of three bills to establish a horse disease response levy, the bill imposes a levy on manufactured horse feed and worm treatments for horses, to enable the horse industry to repay amounts paid by the Commonwealth on behalf of the horse industry in response to an emergency animal disease outbreak affecting horses. 

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House of Representatives
06 Jul 2011Introduced and read a first time
06 Jul 2011Second reading moved
17 Aug 2011Referred to Main Committee
18 Aug 2011Second reading debate
18 Aug 2011Second reading agreed to
18 Aug 2011Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
22 Aug 2011Reported from Main Committee
22 Aug 2011Third reading agreed to
23 Aug 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Aug 2011Second reading moved
15 Sep 2011Second reading debate
15 Sep 2011Second reading agreed to
15 Sep 2011Third reading agreed to

15 Sep 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
14 Oct 2011Assent

Act no.: 115

Year: 2011

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  • 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.

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