Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Universal Service Reform) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Part of a package of three bills to support the transition to the national broadband network, the bill amends: six Acts and the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to make amendments consequential on the establishment of the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency; and the
Criminal Code Act 1995
,
NRS Levy Imposition Act 1998
and
Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999
to provide for the phasing out of the Universal Service Obligation and National Relay Service levies after 30 June 2012.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 02 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 07 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 08 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 08 Feb 2012
Consideration in detail debate 08 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 08 Feb 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 09 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 29 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
20 Mar 2012
Third reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20 Mar 2012
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
20 Mar 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 44
  • Year: 2012
16 Apr 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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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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