Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Small Business 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Before Senate 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
  to remove the requirement for employers to provide paid parental leave to eligible employees, unless an employer chooses to manage the payment to employees and the employees agree for the employer to pay them. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
19 Mar 2014Second reading moved
29 May 2014Second reading debate
02 Jun 2014Second reading debate
02 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
02 Jun 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2014Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2014Second reading moved

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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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Schedules of amendments

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