National Gambling Reform Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Part of a package of three bills in relation to a national scheme for gaming machines, the bill: provides for precommitment systems for gaming machines; enables registered users to set a loss limit; requires gaming machines to display certain warnings; limits daily withdrawals from automatic teller machines located in gaming premises (excluding casinos) to $250; requires that new machines manufactured or imported are capable of supporting precommitment; establishes a regulator to monitor and investigate compliance; provides for enforcement measures; establishes an Australian Gambling Research Centre within the Australian Institute of Family Studies; and provides for the Productivity Commission to undertake two inquiries. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
01 Nov 2012Introduced and read a first time
01 Nov 2012Second reading moved
27 Nov 2012Second reading debate
28 Nov 2012Second reading debate
29 Nov 2012Second reading debate
29 Nov 2012Second reading agreed to
29 Nov 2012Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 20 Government and 13 Independent agreed to
29 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
29 Nov 2012Introduced and read a first time
29 Nov 2012Second reading moved
29 Nov 2012Second reading debate
29 Nov 2012Second reading agreed to
29 Nov 2012Committee of the Whole debate
29 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to


29 Nov 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
12 Dec 2012Assent

Act no.: 193

Year: 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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House of Representatives
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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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