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
09 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
09 Feb 2012Second reading moved
16 Feb 2012Referred to Main Committee
29 Feb 2012Second reading debate
29 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
29 Feb 2012Reported from Federation Chamber
29 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
29 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
29 Feb 2012Second reading moved
09 May 2012Second reading debate
09 May 2012Second reading agreed to
09 May 2012Third reading agreed to


09 May 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
26 May 2012Assent

Act no.: 52

Year: 2012

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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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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