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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Introduced with the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2019, the bill amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 to: provide for the grant and administration of single greenhouse gas (GHG) titles that straddle the boundary between Commonwealth waters and state or Northern Territory (NT) coastal waters; enable unification of adjacent Commonwealth GHG titles; and strengthen and clarify the powers of National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority inspectors during oil pollution emergencies.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2019
Second reading moved 04 Dec 2019
Second reading debate 11 Feb 2020
Second reading agreed to 11 Feb 2020
Third reading agreed to 11 Feb 2020
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Feb 2020
Second reading moved 12 Feb 2020
Second reading debate 26 Feb 2020
Second reading debate 12 May 2020
Second reading agreed to 12 May 2020
Committee of the Whole debate 12 May 2020
Third reading agreed to 12 May 2020
Finally passed both Houses 12 May 2020
Assent
  • Act no: 43
  • Year: 2020
15 May 2020

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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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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