Australian Parliament House is currently closed to the public.

Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Indigenous Australians
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
46

Track (What's this?)

Permalink

Summary

Introduced with the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Facilitation) Bill 2021 to facilitate the implementation of certain aspects of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, the bill amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to provide that redress payments are exempt from income tax; Bankruptcy Act 1966 to provide that redress payments are not available to creditors of recipients for the purposes of recovering money under bankruptcy proceedings; Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 to ensure that redress payments do not count as income for the purposes of any income support payments; and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to authorise the use of protected information.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 26 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 26 Oct 2021
Second reading debate 27 Oct 2021
Second reading agreed to 27 Oct 2021
Third reading agreed to 27 Oct 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Nov 2021
Second reading moved 22 Nov 2021

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

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.