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Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australia Fund Bill 2018

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
BURSTON, Sen Brian
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

The bill: establishes a Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australia Fund to investigate the establishment of an Australia Fund to provide support and reconstruction for rural and manufacturing industries in times of crisis, and review bankruptcy and insolvency laws in relation to businesses in times of crisis; provides for the functions, powers and procedures of the committee; provides for the tabling of the committee's report; and provides that the committee ceases to exist after it presents its final report.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Nov 2018
Second reading moved 14 Nov 2018
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2018
Lapsed at end of Parliament 01 Jul 2019

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Notes

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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.