Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Special Minister of State
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002
to: close the Life Gold Pass (LGP) scheme prospectively so that certain members who enter, or re-enter the Parliament, will not be able to accrue an entitlement to a LGP; and reduce the travel entitlements for certain LGP holders and their spouses or de facto partners; and
Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
and
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
to give the Remuneration Tribunal the power to determine portions of additional parliamentary officeholder salary and additional salary in relation to a minister of state that may be excluded from the calculation of superannuation benefits payable to certain ministers of state and parliamentary office holders.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 09 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 09 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 09 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 09 Feb 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 09 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 27 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 27 Feb 2012
Committee of the Whole debate 27 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 27 Feb 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 27 Feb 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 4
  • Year: 2012
06 Mar 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

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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