Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013, the bill: re-establishes the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABC Commissioner) and the Australian Building and Construction Commission; enables the minister to issue a Building Code; provides for the appointment and functions of the Federal Safety Commissioner; prohibits certain unlawful industrial action; prohibits coercion, discrimination and unenforceable agreements; provides the ABC Commissioner with powers to obtain information; provides for orders for contraventions of civil remedy provisions and other enforcement powers; and makes miscellaneous amendments in relation to self-incrimination, protection of liability against officials, admissible records and documents, protection and disclosure of information, powers of the Commissioner in certain proceedings, and jurisdiction of courts.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31 Aug 2016
Second reading moved 31 Aug 2016
Second reading debate 18 Oct 2016
Second reading agreed to 18 Oct 2016
Third reading agreed to 18 Oct 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07 Nov 2016
Second reading moved 07 Nov 2016
Second reading debate 22 Nov 2016
Second reading debate 28 Nov 2016
Second reading agreed to 28 Nov 2016
(After Midnight)
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition, 3 Nick Xenophon Team, 3 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Jacqui Lambie Network/Culleton/Nick Xenophon Team, 1 Liberal Democratic Party/Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Nick Xenophon Team and 1 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Culleton agreed to
29 Nov 2016
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 10 Nick Xenophon Team/Derryn Hinch's Justice Party, 29 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Nick Xenophon Team and 1 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party agreed to
30 Nov 2016
Third reading agreed to 30 Nov 2016
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
30 Nov 2016
Finally passed both Houses 30 Nov 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 87
  • Year: 2016
01 Dec 2016

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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.