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representatives vote 2014-06-18#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:49

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-06-18.15.19 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in more detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5271 bill] was introduced primarily to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] in order to:
  • * maintain the indexation pause on the [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-rebate Child Care Rebate] (CCR) limit at $7500 for three years from 1 July 2014; and
  • * maintain the [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-benefit Child Care Benefit] (CCB) income thresholds at the amounts applicable as at 30 June 2014 for three years from 1 July 2014.
  • Normally, the CCR limit and CCB income test thresholds are indexed on an annual basis to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). These measures constitute a freeze on the annual indexation of these amounts.(Read more about these measure in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest]. )
  • The Government announced this freeze on the indexation of the CCB income test threshold in the 2014–15 Budget. It is part of a broader measure that affects the indexation of income test thresholds for major welfare payments.(Read more about the background to the bill in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest].)
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-06-18.15.19) to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in more detail.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5271) was introduced primarily to amend the [A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/) in order to:
  • - maintain the indexation pause on the [Child Care Rebate](http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-rebate) (CCR) limit at $7500 for three years from 1 July 2014; and
  • - maintain the [Child Care Benefit](http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-benefit) (CCB) income thresholds at the amounts applicable as at 30 June 2014 for three years from 1 July 2014.
  • Normally, the CCR limit and CCB income test thresholds are indexed on an annual basis to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). These measures constitute a freeze on the annual indexation of these amounts.(Read more about these measure in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092). )
  • The Government announced this freeze on the indexation of the CCB income test threshold in the 2014–15 Budget. It is part of a broader measure that affects the indexation of income test thresholds for major welfare payments.(Read more about the background to the bill in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092).)
representatives vote 2014-06-18#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:59

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-06-18.15.19 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in more detail.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-06-18.15.19 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in more detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5271 bill] was introduced primarily to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] in order to:
  • * maintain the indexation pause on the [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-rebate Child Care Rebate] (CCR) limit at $7500 for three years from 1 July 2014; and
  • * maintain the [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-benefit Child Care Benefit] (CCB) income thresholds at the amounts applicable as at 30 June 2014 for three years from 1 July 2014.
  • Normally, the CCR limit and CCB income test thresholds are indexed on an annual basis to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). These measures constitute a freeze on the annual indexation of these amounts.[2]
  • Normally, the CCR limit and CCB income test thresholds are indexed on an annual basis to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). These measures constitute a freeze on the annual indexation of these amounts.(Read more about these measure in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest]. )
  • The Government announced this freeze on the indexation of the CCB income test threshold in the 2014–15 Budget. It is part of a broader measure that affects the indexation of income test thresholds for major welfare payments.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these measure in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest].
  • * [3] Read more about the background to the bill in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest].
  • The Government announced this freeze on the indexation of the CCB income test threshold in the 2014–15 Budget. It is part of a broader measure that affects the indexation of income test thresholds for major welfare payments.(Read more about the background to the bill in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest].)
representatives vote 2014-06-18#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-26 16:50:44

Title

  • Bills — Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014; Second Reading
  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014 - Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-06-18.15.19 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in more detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5271 bill] was introduced primarily to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/antsaa1999357/ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999] in order to:
  • * maintain the indexation pause on the [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-rebate Child Care Rebate] (CCR) limit at $7500 for three years from 1 July 2014; and
  • * maintain the [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-benefit Child Care Benefit] (CCB) income thresholds at the amounts applicable as at 30 June 2014 for three years from 1 July 2014.
  • Normally, the CCR limit and CCB income test thresholds are indexed on an annual basis to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). These measures constitute a freeze on the annual indexation of these amounts.[2]
  • The Government announced this freeze on the indexation of the CCB income test threshold in the 2014–15 Budget. It is part of a broader measure that affects the indexation of income test thresholds for major welfare payments.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these measure in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest].
  • * [3] Read more about the background to the bill in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1314a/14bd092 bills digest].