Product Stewardship Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Establishes a national framework to manage the environmental, health and safety impacts of manufactured goods and materials across the lifecycle of a product, including the impacts associated with the disposal of a product.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 15 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 15 Government, 1 Opposition and 3 Australian Greens agreed to
15 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2011
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Jun 2011
Referred to Main Committee 20 Jun 2011
Second reading moved 22 Jun 2011
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Reported from Main Committee 22 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22 Jun 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 76
  • Year: 2011
25 Jul 2011

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes

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Helpful information

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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