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  • Constitution Alteration (Appropriations for the Ordinary Annual Services of the Government) 2001 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha;MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the Constitution to ensure that if the Senate fails to pass a proposed law appropriating revenue or moneys for the ordinary annual services of the government in respect of that year, an amount of money is appropriated for those services equal to the amount appropriated for those services in the preceding year. 

    Bill

  • Genetic Privacy and Non-discrimination Bill 1998 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Mar 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Provides for the: protection of genetic privacy; collection, storage, analysis and disclosure of DNA samples; rights and responsibilities of persons with respect to genetic information; and unlawfulness of genetic discrimination. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Patents Amendment Bill 1996 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Patents Act 1990
    to prohibit the patenting of naturally occurring genes or gene sequences. 

    Bill

  • Charter of Budget Honesty Amendment Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Oct 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    TANNER, Lindsay 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998
    to: extend to 12 months the period over which policy costings can be obtained from the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Finance and Administration, prior to an election; enable the opposition party to deal directly with the secretaries of the departments; and impose a confidentiality requirement on the secretaries. 

    Bill

  • Australian Citizenship for Eligible De facto Spouses Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Tanya PLIBERSEK MP 

    Bill

  • Protection of Australian Flags (Desecration of the Flag) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Aug 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Trish DRAPER MP 

    Bill

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    TROETH, Sen Judith;HUMPHRIES, Sen Gary 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to terrorism. 

    Bill

  • Clean Energy Security Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    TUCKEY, Wilson, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: limit the issue of renewable energy certificates to mature renewable energy technologies to one-third of the total certificates issued; and provide for the creation of certificates for building efficient long distance transmission systems. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: provide that live-stock exported for slaughter are transported and slaughtered humanely; make the secretary responsible to ensure that live-stock exported for slaughter under a live-stock export licence are treated humanely and if not, cease their export; and penalise the holder of a live-stock export licence if they fail to inform the secretary of inhumane treatment of live-stock. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Amendment (Enhancing Community Consultation) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to: require owners and occupiers of land to be notified of a proposal to either build or modify a telecommunications tower within 500 metres of their property; provide that notified owners and occupiers have 30 days in which to respond to the proposed development; provide that new telecommunications towers cannot be declared to be low impact; limit the size and capacity of telecommunications towers; provide that the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) can issue installation permits for high impact facilities only in extraordinary circumstances; disallow ACMA from considering commercial interests when determining the importance of a facility in a telecommunications network; require ACMA, when considering developments near community sensitive sites, to be satisfied that all alternative sites are unfeasible; and enable local communities to appeal a facility installation permit being granted with the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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