Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999, A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to: provide for the schoolkids bonus ($410 per child in primary school and $820 per child in high school) to be paid in January and July each year from 2013; remove the Education Tax Refund (ETR) from the 2011-12 financial year; and provide for a one-off transitional lump sum ETR payment ($409 per child in primary school and $818 per child in high school) in June 2012; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 May 2012
Second reading moved 09 May 2012
Second reading debate 09 May 2012
Second reading agreed to 09 May 2012
Third reading agreed to 09 May 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 May 2012
Second reading moved 10 May 2012
Second reading debate 10 May 2012
Second reading agreed to 10 May 2012
Third reading agreed to 10 May 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10 May 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 50
  • Year: 2012
26 May 2012

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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

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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.
  • 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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