Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019, the bill amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 to: enable the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to recover the costs of its oversight of well operations under greenhouse gas titles by imposing a well investigation levy, an annual well levy and a well activity levy in relation to greenhouse gas wells; impose the well activity levy on submission of a five-yearly revision of a well operations management plan and remove the levy imposed on applications for approval to commence well activities; clarify that it is a compliance investigation under the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 in relation to which a safety investigation levy or well investigation levy may be imposed; remove certain spent provisions; and remove references to specific titles of regulations, and instead enable references to the titles or provisions of regulations to be prescribed by regulations under the Act.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Jul 2019
Second reading moved 25 Jul 2019
Second reading debate 11 Sep 2019
Second reading agreed to 11 Sep 2019
Third reading agreed to 11 Sep 2019
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11 Sep 2019
Second reading moved 11 Sep 2019
Second reading debate 15 Oct 2019
Second reading agreed to 15 Oct 2019
Committee of the Whole debate 16 Oct 2019
Third reading agreed to 16 Oct 2019
Finally passed both Houses 16 Oct 2019
Assent
  • Act no: 93
  • Year: 2019
28 Oct 2019

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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.

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Schedules of amendments

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