Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Registration Fees) Bill 2012, the bill establishes a national framework for regulating the energy efficiency of products supplied or used within Australia by: creating a national regulator (the GEMS regulator) to oversee the Equipment Energy Efficiency Program (the E3 Program); providing for administrative, investigative and enforcement powers for the GEMS regulator; expanding the E3 Program to include products other than electrical products; setting mandatory minimum efficiency requirements for products; setting nationally-consistent labelling requirements; and requiring a review of the operation of the Act after five years.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 May 2012
Second reading moved 30 May 2012
Second reading debate 22 Aug 2012
Second reading agreed to 22 Aug 2012
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
22 Aug 2012
Third reading agreed to 22 Aug 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Sep 2012
Second reading moved 10 Sep 2012
Second reading debate 13 Sep 2012
Second reading agreed to 13 Sep 2012
Third reading agreed to 13 Sep 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13 Sep 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 132
  • Year: 2012
21 Sep 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 the 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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