Parliamentary Service Amendment (Post-election Report) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to change the deadline for publishing the post-election report of election commitments, which is prepared and published by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO), from before the end of 30 days after the end of the caretaker period for a general election to the later of either 30 days after the end of the caretaker period for the general election to which the report relates or 7 days before the first sitting day of either or both Houses of the Parliament after the general election to which the report relates.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05 Dec 2018
Second reading moved 05 Dec 2018
Second reading debate 13 Feb 2019
Second reading agreed to 13 Feb 2019
Third reading agreed to 13 Feb 2019
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Feb 2019
Second reading moved 14 Feb 2019
Second reading debate 14 Feb 2019
Second reading agreed to 14 Feb 2019
Third reading agreed to 14 Feb 2019
Finally passed both Houses 14 Feb 2019
Assent
  • Act no: 4
  • Year: 2019
01 Mar 2019

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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