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Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Payment Times Reporting (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020, the bill establishes a Payment Times Reporting Scheme which requires businesses and government enterprises with an annual total income of over $100 million to biannually report on their payment terms and practices for their small business suppliers.

Progress

Bill progress
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 May 2020
Second reading moved 13 May 2020
Second reading debate 11 Jun 2020
Second reading agreed to 11 Jun 2020
Third reading agreed to 11 Jun 2020
Bill progress
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Jun 2020
Second reading moved 12 Jun 2020
Second reading debate 01 Sep 2020
Second reading debate 03 Sep 2020
Second reading agreed to 03 Sep 2020
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 17 Government and 1 Pauline Hanson's One Nation agreed to
03 Sep 2020
Third reading agreed to 03 Sep 2020

Documents and transcripts

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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Bills digest

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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.