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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Progress

House of Representatives
06 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
06 Mar 2014Second reading moved
18 Mar 2014Second reading debate
19 Mar 2014Second reading debate
20 Mar 2014Second reading debate
20 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
20 Mar 2014Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
20 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
24 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
24 Mar 2014Second reading moved
26 Mar 2014Second reading debate
26 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
26 Mar 2014Committee of the Whole debate
26 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to


26 Mar 2014Finally passed both Houses
09 Apr 2014Assent

Act no.: 23

Year: 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.
  • 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

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