Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Telecommunications Act 1997
to require telecommunications carriers to disclose certain information to the Commonwealth which can be disclosed to companies considering responding to a proposal for the development of a National Broadband Network. The requirement to provide information ceases 12 months after the legislation commences.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Mar 2008
Second reading moved 19 Mar 2008
Second reading debate 14 May 2008
Second reading agreed to 14 May 2008
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 13 Government and 16 Opposition (1 as amended by Australian Democrats) agreed to
14 May 2008
Third reading agreed to 14 May 2008
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15 May 2008
Second reading moved 15 May 2008
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 18 government agreed to
15 May 2008
Third reading agreed to 15 May 2008
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate agreed to House amendments
15 May 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 22
  • Year: 2008
26 May 2008

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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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Notes

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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.

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