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  • Parliamentary Superannuation Amendment (Removal of Excessive Super) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
    to: terminate the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme; require existing scheme members to choose a complying superannuation fund in line with the arrangements applying to new parliamentarians since 2004; and require the Commonwealth to pay into the complying superannuation funds chosen by members their respective commuted superannuation benefits and ongoing superannuation contributions. 

    Bill

  • Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    The bill: imposes a levy on joint replacement prostheses sponsors to provide funding for the National Joint Replacement Registry; and enables the minister to make Private Health Insurance (National Joint Replacement Register Levy) Rules by legislative instrument. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

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    Date
    03 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    and
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to allow insurers to permanently offer extended family policies to cover ‘dependent child non-students’; and
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    to make amendments consequential on the establishment of the National Joint Replacement Register. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities Bill 2009

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    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Establishes a single national regime for the registration of security interests in personal property, other than land, supported by a national online register of personal property securities. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

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    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    to: allow for conditional listing of prostheses in the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (Prostheses Rules); and require the Minister for Health and Ageing to make rules specifying criteria for listing prostheses in the Prostheses Rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Consequent on the Personal Property Securities Bill 2009, the bill amends 25 Acts relating to fisheries, intellectual property, maritime and other legislation to enable the creation, registration, priority, extinguishment or enforcement of interests in personal property. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protecting Problem Gamblers Bill 2009

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    Date
    27 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Regulates poker and gaming machine use by placing technical requirements on manufacturers and suppliers of those machines by requiring that they cannot: accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; accept certain additional credits; and allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill

  • Poker Machine (Reduced Losses—Interim Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Regulates poker machine use by requiring that poker machines: cannot accept banknotes with a denomination greater than $20; cannot accept certain additional credits; cannot allow a bet in excess of $1 per spin; and cannot allow a loss exceeding $120 in one hour’s operation. Also imposes penalties for a contravention of these requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
    to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KERR, Duncan, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes the Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission to inquire into, and advise the Parliament on, allegations of judicial misbehaviour or incapacity made against a federal justice. Also amends the
    Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987
    to permit the testing of a witness’ creditibility in court or other proceedings when that witness has previously given evidence to a House or committee of the Parliament which is inconsistent with the evidence given to the court or tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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