Urgent Relief for Single Age Pensioners Bill 2008

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
COONAN, Sen Helen
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel
FIELDING, Sen Steve
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to increase the single age pension, single age service pension and the Widow B pension by $30 per week.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Sep 2008
Second reading moved 22 Sep 2008
Second reading debate 22 Sep 2008
Second reading agreed to 22 Sep 2008
Committee of the Whole debate 22 Sep 2008
Third reading agreed to 22 Sep 2008
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 23 Sep 2008
Lapsed at dissolution 28 Sep 2010

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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

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  • 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.
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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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