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Farm Household Support Amendment (Debt Waiver) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the Farm Household Support Act 2014 to waive the repayment of certain classes of debts for farm household allowance (FHA) recipients arising from the business income reconciliation process for FHA payments between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2020.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Jun 2021
Second reading moved 02 Jun 2021
Second reading debate 17 Jun 2021
Second reading debate 21 Jun 2021
Second reading agreed to 21 Jun 2021
Third reading agreed to 21 Jun 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21 Jun 2021
Second reading moved 21 Jun 2021
Second reading debate 24 Jun 2021
Second reading agreed to 24 Jun 2021
Third reading agreed to 24 Jun 2021
Finally passed both Houses 24 Jun 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 75
  • Year: 2021
23 Jul 2021

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

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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

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