Due to COVID-19 Parliament House has limited public access. Bookings are essential for all public visits.

Migration Amendment (Streamlining Visa Processing) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
46

Track (What's this?)

Permalink

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: enable the minister to specify groups of applicants who are required to provide one or more personal identifiers to have a valid visa application; render a visa application invalid if the applicant is required to provide one or more personal identifiers but does not provide them; and enable personal identifiers to be provided either by way of an identification test, or by another way specified by the minister.

Progress

Bill progress
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Jul 2019
Second reading moved 04 Jul 2019
Second reading debate 11 Sep 2019
Second reading agreed to 11 Sep 2019
Third reading agreed to 11 Sep 2019
Bill progress
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11 Sep 2019
Second reading moved 11 Sep 2019

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Explanatory memoranda

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Proposed amendments

Senate

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

PDF Format HTML Format

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.