Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  to: clarify the application and operation of indexation arrangements; update the Melbourne College of Divinity’s name to MCD University of Divinity; enable dollar amounts to be rounded up when a partial HELP debt repayment is made; and provide that certain students undertaking courses in dentistry or veterinary science are eligible for the higher FEE-HELP limit. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
15 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
15 Feb 2012Second reading moved
14 Mar 2012Second reading debate
15 Mar 2012Second reading debate
15 Mar 2012Second reading agreed to
15 Mar 2012Consideration in detail debate
15 Mar 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Mar 2012Introduced and read a first time
15 Mar 2012Second reading moved
20 Mar 2012Second reading debate
20 Mar 2012Second reading agreed to
20 Mar 2012Third reading agreed to


20 Mar 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
15 Apr 2012Assent

Act no.: 38

Year: 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

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House of Representatives
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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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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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