Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to: create new income support payment and compliance arrangements for individuals living in remote Australia who are eligible for activity tested income support payments including newstart, youth allowance, parenting payment, disability support pension and special benefit; and remove spent provisions in relation to the Northern Territory Community CDEP Transition Payment and the Community Development Employment Project Scheme; and the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) Act 2015 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02 Dec 2015
Second reading moved 02 Dec 2015
Lapsed at prorogation 17 Apr 2016
Restored to Notice Paper 02 May 2016
Second reading moved 02 May 2016
Lapsed at dissolution 09 May 2016

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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