Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Social Security Act 1991
in relation to: age requirements for social security payments; income tests for newstart and youth allowances; claims for newstart allowance; working credit balances; a parenting payment transitional arrangement; and a technical amendment;
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
in relation to the determination of penalty amounts for no show no pay failures or reconnection failures; and
Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
to provide additional funding for the Student Education Trusts measure for the 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2013 appropriation period.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 09 Feb 2012
Referred to Main Committee 16 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 29 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
Reported from Federation Chamber 29 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 29 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 09 May 2012
Second reading agreed to 09 May 2012
Third reading agreed to 09 May 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 09 May 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 52
  • Year: 2012
26 May 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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