Higher Education Support Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Higher Education Support Act 2003
  to make administrative changes to the FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP programs by: requiring the minister to be satisfied that a body corporate is ‘fit and proper’; providing flexibility in the ‘principal purpose’ requirements; enabling the minister to give qualified approvals; providing for procedural fairness before a provider’s approval is suspended; and including new decisions which are subject to review. 

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Progress

Senate
10 Feb 2011Introduced and read a first time
10 Feb 2011Second reading moved
15 Jun 2011Second reading debate
15 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
15 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
15 Jun 2011Introduced and read a first time
20 Jun 2011Referred to Main Committee
22 Jun 2011Second reading moved
22 Jun 2011Second reading debate
22 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
22 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to


22 Jun 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
29 Jun 2011Assent

Act no.: 72

Year: 2011

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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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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