Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
to: create a matter of national environmental significance for coal seam gas and large coal mining developments which are likely to have a significant impact on a water resource; and establish penalties and offences to prohibit such action.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Mar 2013
Second reading moved 13 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 20 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 21 Mar 2013
Second reading agreed to 21 Mar 2013
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 6 Government and 2 Independent agreed to
21 Mar 2013
Third reading agreed to 21 Mar 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 May 2013
Second reading moved 14 May 2013
Second reading debate 14 May 2013
Second reading debate 16 May 2013
Second reading debate 17 Jun 2013
Second reading agreed to 17 Jun 2013
Committee of the Whole debate 17 Jun 2013
Committee of the Whole debate 18 Jun 2013
Committee of the Whole debate 19 Jun 2013
Third reading debated 19 Jun 2013
Third reading agreed to 19 Jun 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19 Jun 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 60
  • Year: 2013
21 Jun 2013

Documents and transcripts

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 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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