Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Trade and Investment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
to: increase the maximum number of grants per applicant to eight; reduce the minimum expenses threshold incurred by an applicant to $15 000; reduce the deduction from the applicant’s provisional grant amount to $2500; prevent the payment of grants to applicants engaging an export market development grants consultant assessed to not be a fit and proper person; provide that if an amount of a grant is determined before 1 July following the ‘balance distribution date’, the grant becomes payable immediately; and enable the payment of additional expenses above the cap on administration costs for the 2013-14 financial year.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06 Mar 2014
Second reading moved 06 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 18 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 19 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 20 Mar 2014
Second reading agreed to 20 Mar 2014
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
20 Mar 2014
Third reading agreed to 20 Mar 2014
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Mar 2014
Second reading moved 24 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 26 Mar 2014
Second reading agreed to 26 Mar 2014
Committee of the Whole debate 26 Mar 2014
Third reading agreed to 26 Mar 2014
Finally passed both Houses 26 Mar 2014
Assent
  • Act no.: 23
  • Year: 2014
09 Apr 2014

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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

  • 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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