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Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Jobkeeper Payments) Amendment Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the: Coronavirus Economic Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 to enable the extension of the jobkeeper scheme to 28 March 2021 by extending the current time limit on payment rules authorised by the Act; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to extend the circumstances in which protected information can be disclosed; Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020 and Fair Work Act 2009 to: support the extended operation of the jobkeeper scheme; and make consequential amendments; and Fair Work Act 2009 to ensure provisions regarding agreements in relation to the taking of annual leave are repealed on 28 September 2020, as originally intended.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Aug 2020
Second reading moved 26 Aug 2020
Second reading debate 26 Aug 2020
Second reading agreed to 26 Aug 2020
Consideration in detail debate 26 Aug 2020
Third reading agreed to 26 Aug 2020
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Aug 2020
Second reading moved 27 Aug 2020
Second reading debate 31 Aug 2020
Second reading agreed to 31 Aug 2020
Committee of the Whole debate 31 Aug 2020
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
01 Sep 2020
Third reading agreed to 01 Sep 2020
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
01 Sep 2020
Finally passed both Houses 01 Sep 2020
Assent
  • Act no: 81
  • Year: 2020
03 Sep 2020

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Notes

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Text of bill

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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.
  • 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

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.