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  • Marine Engineers Qualifications Bill 2013 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Requires that any marine regulations be amended by the issuing authority so that they comply with and give effect to the existing Australian standards for marine engineering and electro-technical competencies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    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

  • Overseas Aid (Millennium Development Goals) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes United Nations targets for official development assistance; requires the minister to prepare and present to Parliament an annual statement outlining Australia’s annual official development assistance; establishes an Independent Commissioner on Aid Effectiveness; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the commissioner; and provides for staff, consulting and an annual reporting requirement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Leaders’ Debate Commission) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: establish a Leaders’ Debate Commission to implement a system to convene three or more debates between the leaders of each registered political party prior to a federal election; provide for the appointment, functions and powers of a commissioner and seven deputy commissioners; and include a reporting requirement and a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Fuel Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
    to: provide for the regulation of renewable fuel content in fuel supplied for use in motor vehicles; provide that the ethanol volume percentage be mandated at a minimum of 5 per cent from 1 July 2017 and a minimum of 10 per cent from 1 July 2020; establish an office of Renewable Fuel Program Administrator and provide for the appointment and functions of the administrator; and include record keeping and reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Office of Animal Welfare as an independent statutory authority with responsibility for advising on the protection of animal welfare in Commonwealth regulated activities; provides for the functions, appointment, and terms and conditions of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO); provides for staff and consultants; establishes the Office of Animal Welfare Advisory Committee to advise the CEO; and provides for reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

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