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  • 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

  • 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

  • Imported Food Warning Labels Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: requires all imported food to carry an imported food warning label; and creates offences and penalties for failure to comply. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Infrastructure (Priority Funding) Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Infrastructure Australia Act 2008
    to prioritise Commonwealth funding of rail projects identified by Infrastructure Australia over any infrastructure project that relates to roads, with the exception of road projects designed to address an urgent or significant road safety issue or on which construction has already begun. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2017; and provide that export licence holders ensure all live-stock are treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter unless the secretary is satisfied that the live-stock will be treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2017. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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