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Treasury Laws Amendment (COVID-19 Economic Response No. 2) Bill 2021

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

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Summary

Amends the: Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 to enable the Treasurer to make rules for economic response payments to provide support to an entity where they are adversely affected by restrictions imposed by a state or territory public health order that is directed at controlling the transmission of COVID-19; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to enable tax information to be disclosed to Australian government agencies for the purposes of administering COVID-19 business support programs; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make payments received by eligible businesses under certain COVID-19 business support programs and Commonwealth COVID-19 disaster payments exempt from income tax; and Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020 to reinstate a temporary mechanism for ministers to change arrangements relating to meeting information and document requirements under Commonwealth legislation.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 03 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 03 Aug 2021
Second reading agreed to 03 Aug 2021
Third reading agreed to 03 Aug 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 04 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 04 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 05 Aug 2021
Second reading agreed to 05 Aug 2021
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Independent (Senator Patrick) agreed to
05 Aug 2021
Third reading agreed to 05 Aug 2021
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment
05 Aug 2021
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment
09 Aug 2021
Finally passed both Houses 09 Aug 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 79
  • Year: 2021
10 Aug 2021

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

Senate

Schedules of amendments

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.