National Rental Affordability Scheme Amendment Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families and Social Services
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the National Rental Affordability Scheme Act 2008 to: expand and clarify the object of the National Rental Affordability Scheme; expressly identify the constitutional powers being relied upon and giving the Act operation within the scope of those constitutional powers; and expand and clarify the power to make regulations under the Act.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04 Jul 2019
Second reading moved 04 Jul 2019
Second reading debate 22 Jul 2019
Second reading agreed to 22 Jul 2019
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Opposition agreed to
22 Jul 2019
Third reading agreed to 22 Jul 2019
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jul 2019
Second reading moved 17 Oct 2019
Second reading debate 17 Oct 2019
Second reading agreed to 17 Oct 2019
Third reading agreed to 17 Oct 2019
Finally passed both Houses 17 Oct 2019
Assent
  • Act no: 97
  • Year: 2019
30 Oct 2019

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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

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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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