Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Supplement Cessation) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to abolish the senior supplement for holders of the Commonwealth seniors health card or the veterans’ affairs gold card from 20 June 2015; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Oct 2014
Second reading moved 02 Oct 2014
Second reading debate 22 Oct 2014
Second reading agreed to 22 Oct 2014
Third reading agreed to 22 Oct 2014
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28 Oct 2014
Second reading moved 28 Oct 2014
Second reading debate 18 Nov 2014
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2015
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
22 Jun 2015
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2015
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
22 Jun 2015
Finally passed both Houses 22 Jun 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 91
  • Year: 2015
26 Jun 2015

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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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.