Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Bill 2015

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

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Summary

Introduced with the Education Legislation Amendment (Overseas Debt Recovery) Bill 2015 to create an overseas payment obligation for Australians living overseas with a Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) or Trade Support Loan (TSL) debt, the bill imposes the requirement to pay HELP and TSL debts while overseas as a levy.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Sep 2015
Second reading moved 17 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 15 Oct 2015
Second reading agreed to 15 Oct 2015
Third reading agreed to 15 Oct 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Oct 2015
Second reading moved 15 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 09 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 09 Nov 2015
Committee of the Whole debate 09 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 09 Nov 2015
Finally passed both Houses 09 Nov 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 155
  • Year: 2015
26 Nov 2015

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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