Excise Tariff Amendment (Ethanol and Biodiesel) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Energy Grants and Other Legislation Amendment (Ethanol and Biodiesel) Bill 2015, the bill amends the Excise Tariff Act 1921 to: reduce the rates of excise duty for domestically manufactured fuel ethanol and biodiesel to nil for one year from 1 July 2015; increase the rate of excise duty for domestically manufactured fuel ethanol on 1 July of each subsequent year until the final rates are reached on 1 July 2020; and increase the rate of excise duty for domestically manufactured fuel biodiesel on 1 July of each subsequent year until the final rates are reached on 1 July 2030.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 04 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 16 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 16 Jun 2015
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
16 Jun 2015
Third reading agreed to 16 Jun 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 17 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2015
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 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 amendment
22 Jun 2015
Finally passed both Houses 22 Jun 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 82
  • Year: 2015
26 Jun 2015

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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 changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the 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.