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  • Parliamentary Budget Office Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARNETT, Sen Guy 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent officer of Parliament as the Parliamentary Budget Officer to provide advice and analysis to Parliament on the annual Commonwealth budget and any revisions of budgetary estimates or outcomes. 

    Bill

  • Preventing the Misuse of Government Advertising Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Requires the Auditor-General to assess certain government information and advertising campaigns for their compliance with guidelines and to present reports of any assessment to Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Paid Parental Leave (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends 11 Acts to make amendments consequential on the Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 and provide for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to increase the cap on the research and development component of the laying chickens levy from 10 cents to 30 cents per laying chicken. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes a national paid parental leave scheme to enable eligible primary carers to receive 18 weeks’ paid parental leave at the national minimum wage from 1 January 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010, the bill: establishes the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (by renaming and extending the functions of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission); provides for the powers, proceedings and functions of the committee; and gives the committee responsibility for oversighting the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Crime Commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: provide for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission register of company charges to be closed; amend terminology relating to certain transactions which create security interests; and extend the concept of property; the
    Personal Property Securities Act 2009
    to simplify certain transitional provisions; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    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

  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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