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representatives vote 2019-12-03#2

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on 2020-01-31 11:05:45


  • Bills — Special Recreational Vessels Bill 2019; Second Reading
  • Special Recreational Vessels Bill 2019 - Second Reading - Support Australia's shipping industry


  • <p class='motion-notice motion-notice-truncated'>Long debate text truncated.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [amendment]( to the usual [second reading]( motion, which is that the bill be read a second time (parliamentary jargon for agreeing with the main idea of the bill).
  • ### Amendment text
  • > *That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:*
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  • > *"whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House:*
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  • > *(1) notes this Government's record of undermining the Australian shipping industry; and*
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  • > *(2) reaffirms that Australia's tourism industry, marine and coastal environment, and national security interests are best served by a viable and competitive shipping industry".*