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senate vote 2009-03-11#2

Edited by mackay

on 2016-02-25 15:55:21

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  • The same number of senators voted for and against the main idea of the [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd006), which means that the vote failed and that the bill won't be considered any further.
  • The same number of senators voted for and against the main idea of the [bill](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/S627), which means that the vote failed and that the bill won't be considered any further.
  • In parliamentary jargon, the bill won't be [read a second time](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html).
  • ### Main idea of the bill
  • The bill amends the [Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_Electoral_Act_1918) in relation to political donations. For example, it proposed to reduce the donations disclosure threshold from $10 900 to $1000 and to ban foreign and anonymous donations to registered political parties. Read more about the proposed amendments in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd006).
senate vote 2009-03-11#2

Edited by mackay

on 2016-02-25 15:35:58

Title

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009] Second Reading
  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009] - Second Reading - Agree to the bill's main idea

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a second time.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the bill be now read a second time</p>
  • The same number of senators voted for and against the main idea of the [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd006), which means that the vote failed and that the bill won't be considered any further.
  • In parliamentary jargon, the bill won't be [read a second time](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html).
  • ### Main idea of the bill
  • The bill amends the [Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_Electoral_Act_1918) in relation to political donations. For example, it proposed to reduce the donations disclosure threshold from $10 900 to $1000 and to ban foreign and anonymous donations to registered political parties. Read more about the proposed amendments in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0809/09bd006).