Rural Research and Development Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Part of a package of three bills in relation to rural research and development, the bill amends: the
Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989
to: require research and development corporations (RDCs) to enter into a funding agreement with the Commonwealth before the end of the 2014-15 financial year; enable individual fisheries industry levies to be collected and matched subject to a relevant industry cap; amend the process for selecting board members for statutory RDCs; include marketing activities in the role of RDCs; and amend the long and short titles of the Act; the
Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
,
Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000
,
Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989
and
Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000
to standardise ministerial delegation rules for industry-owned RDCs; the
Dairy Produce Act 1986
and
Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000
to enable the minister to give written directions to the industry and research bodies in certain circumstances; the
Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000
to: enable the research body to use certain funds for marketing activities; and provide that the timing of the wool levy poll is prescribed in regulations; seven Acts to enable the Commonwealth to match voluntary contributions made to RDCs by businesses for research and development; eight Acts to make technical amendments; and the
Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980
and renamed
Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013
to make contingent amendments in relation to the proposed Australian Grape and Wine Authority.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Nov 2013
Second reading moved 20 Nov 2013
Second reading debate 04 Dec 2013
Referred to Federation Chamber 04 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 04 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 05 Dec 2013
Second reading agreed to 05 Dec 2013
Reported from Federation Chamber 05 Dec 2013
Third reading agreed to 05 Dec 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05 Dec 2013
Second reading moved 05 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 12 Dec 2013
Second reading agreed to 12 Dec 2013
Third reading agreed to 12 Dec 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 12 Dec 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 146
  • Year: 2013
13 Dec 2013

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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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