Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
,
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to: replace the maternity immunisation allowance by making payment of the family tax benefit (FTB) Part A supplement conditional on a child meeting the immunisation requirements; pause the indexation of baby bonus for three years from 1 July 2012 and reset the amount of baby bonus to $5000 per child from 1 September 2012; and prevent an individual from being entitled to FTB as fortnightly instalments on the basis of estimated income in certain circumstances;
Social Security Act 1991
  and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to give certain carer allowance recipients, who care for a disabled adult, access to bereavement payments on the death of the care receiver;
Social Security Act 1991
  to allow access to carer supplement for those carers whose rate of payment is reduced to nil because of employment income received in the fortnight covering 1 July in any given year; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
  and
Social Security Act 1991
  to make technical amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
15 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
15 Feb 2012Second reading moved
29 Feb 2012Second reading debate
29 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
29 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
01 Mar 2012Introduced and read a first time
01 Mar 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.: 49

Year: 2012

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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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