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  • Telecommunications Amendment (Get a Warrant) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: require normal warrant authorisation procedures for law enforcement and intelligence agencies that wish to access telecommunications data; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Strengthening Rules About Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to: extend the misuse of market power to restrictive trade practices which result in the lessening of competition in the supply chain; and enable the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to request a supply chain impact statement from a corporation believed to be involved in restrictive trade practices and for the publication of the statement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Reducing Supermarket Dominance Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: provides for a limit on the market share for supermarket businesses, including enforced progressive divesture to 20 per cent over a six-year period where necessary; establishes and provides powers to the Commissioner of Food Retailing; and requires the commissioner to administer the limits on market share and promote competition and fairness principles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    to: establish the Australian Reconstruction and Development Board as the third Board within the Reserve Bank of Australia; and provide for the functions, membership, meetings and other administrative arrangements of the board, including resolving any policy differences between the three boards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Homelessness (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Housing and Homelessness 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Homelessness Bill 2013, the bill: repeals the
    Supported Accommodation Assistance Act 1994
    ; and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Homelessness Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Housing and Homelessness 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Homelessness (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013, the bill provides for the recognition of people who are, or at risk of, experiencing homelessness. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Ownership Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Limits foreign investment in Australian agribusiness and agricultural land by: requiring the Foreign Investment Review Board to review certain foreign investment proposals and make recommendations to the Treasurer if the proposal is contrary to the national interest; enabling the Treasurer to prohibit a proposed investment and providing for penalties for contravention of the prohibition; and preventing a foreign person or bodies from holding ownership interests of more than 49 per cent in an agribusiness or a parcel of land of more than four hectares. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Advertising for Sports Betting) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: prohibit the advertising of odds for sports betting at any time; restrict advertisements for sports betting on television and radio after 9.00 pm; prohibit the broadcasting of information about sports odds within 30 minutes of a sports broadcast or a sports-related broadcast; and prohibit the promotion of sports betting products and services outside commercial breaks. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • African Development Bank Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Enables Australia to become a member of the African Development Bank Group by authorising the payments required to subscribe to membership shares in the African Development Bank and meet membership and ongoing subscriptions to the African Development Fund. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
    to provide that the abstraction of water on National Land and by Commonwealth agencies throughout the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will be managed by the ACT Government;
    Water Act 2007
    to enable the water resources of the Googong Dam Area to be included in a water resource plan area for which the ACT has responsibility; and
    Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
    to ensure that the ACT Executive has the appropriate powers to manage the surface waters of the Googong Dam. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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