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Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the: Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 to restructure the export market development grants program which provides funding assistance to Australian small and medium enterprise exporters for their export-related marketing expenses; and Australian Trade and Investment Commission Act 1985 to enable decision-making powers of the Chief Executive Officer to be delegated to Australian Public Service employees of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07 Oct 2020
Second reading moved 07 Oct 2020

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Notes

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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

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.