Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
,
Farm Household Support Act 1992
  and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to provide for an income support bonus (of $105 for single people or $87.50 for most people who are an eligible member of a couple) to be paid to eligible income support recipients on a twice-yearly basis from March 2013. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
29 Nov 2012Introduced and read a first time
29 Nov 2012Second reading moved
05 Feb 2013Second reading debate
05 Feb 2013Second reading agreed to
05 Feb 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
06 Feb 2013Introduced and read a first time
06 Feb 2013Second reading moved
25 Feb 2013Second reading debate
25 Feb 2013Second reading agreed to
25 Feb 2013Third reading agreed to


25 Feb 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
05 Mar 2013Assent

Act no.: 5

Year: 2013

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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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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