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  • Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991
    to enable levy and charge payer information to be provided to rural research and development corporations for the purpose of developing levy payer registers; and the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    ,
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    and
    National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: abolish the ‘75% audience reach rule’ which prohibits commercial television broadcasting licensees from controlling licences whose combined licence area populations exceed 75 per cent of the population of Australia; abolish the ‘2 out of 3 cross-media control rule’ which prohibits control over more than two out of three regulated media platforms in any one commercial radio licence area; and provide for some additional local programming obligations for regional commercial television broadcasting licensees. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to enable the making of departure prohibition orders to prevent social welfare payment debtors who have outstanding debts and have failed to enter into a satisfactory repayment arrangement from leaving the country; and remove the six-year limit on welfare debt recovery. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Interest Charge) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Mar 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable an interest charge to be applied to certain debts relating to social security, family assistance (including child care), paid parental leave and student assistance payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Ethical Cosmetics Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    to introduce four new offences in relation to the testing of cosmetics on live animals in Australia, and the importation and manufacture in Australia of cosmetics tested on live animals overseas; and makes consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Flags Amendment (Protecting Australian Flags) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Flags Act 1953
    to make it an offence to wilfully destroy, desecrate, dishonour or defile the Australian flag. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Tougher Penalties for Country-by-Country Reporting) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to introduce a penalty regime for significant global entities who fail to meet their country-by-country reporting obligations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Procuring Australian Goods and Services) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
    to require the Commonwealth, corporate Commonwealth entities and wholly-owned Commonwealth companies to procure Australian goods and services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: remove the exemption from the conflicted remuneration ban on benefits paid in relation to certain life risk insurance products; enable the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to permit benefits in relation to life risk insurance products when certain requirements are met; and ban volume based payments in life risk products. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Transport Security Amendment (Serious or Organised Crime) Bill 2016

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Feb 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Regional Development 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    and
    Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003
    to: prevent the use of aviation and maritime transport or offshore facilities in connection with serious or organised crime; establish a regulatory framework to implement harmonised eligibility criteria for the aviation security identification card (ASIC) and maritime security identification card (MSIC) schemes; clarify and align the legislative basis for undertaking security checking of ASIC and MSIC applicants and holders; provide for regulations to prescribe penalties for offences; and insert an additional severability provision to provide guidance to a court as to Parliament’s intention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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