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Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to abolish certain incentive payments in relation to income management; Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to the operation of the income management regime and vulnerable welfare payment recipients; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make consequential amendments; Aged Care Act 1997 and Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 to cease the payment of residential care subsidy for care recipients during a period of leave taken before entering a residential care service; and Aged Care Act 1997 to abolish the Aged Care Planning Advisory Committees.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 May 2015
Second reading moved 28 May 2015
Second reading debate 15 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2015
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 16 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 07 Sep 2015
Second reading agreed to 07 Sep 2015
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Government and 3 Opposition agreed to
07 Sep 2015
Third reading agreed to 07 Sep 2015
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
08 Sep 2015
Finally passed both Houses 08 Sep 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 128
  • Year: 2015
16 Sep 2015

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Bills digest

Notes

Helpful information

Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.