Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2017

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  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2016
Type
Government
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991 to: expand the functions of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) to include the provision of services to Commonwealth entities and companies, subject to ministerial approval; and expand Efic’s powers to enable direct lending to a wider range of small to medium sized enterprises.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2016
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2016
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2017
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2017
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
22 Jun 2017
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08 Aug 2017
Second reading moved 08 Aug 2017
Second reading debate 06 Sep 2017
Second reading agreed to 06 Sep 2017
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Opposition agreed to
06 Sep 2017
Third reading agreed to 06 Sep 2017
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
06 Sep 2017
Finally passed both Houses 06 Sep 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 100
  • Year: 2017
14 Sep 2017

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Text of bill

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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