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senate vote 2009-11-30#8

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2009-11-30.559.1 motion] to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. )
  • This means that the majority of Senators do not want to pass the bills in the Senate and that they will not proceed to become law.
  • One Liberal Senator, [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate Judith Troeth], crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.(Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ section]. )
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme].
  • The scheme is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. It gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.(Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].)
  • Altogether, the eleven bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2009-11-30.559.1) to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). )
  • This means that the majority of Senators do not want to pass the bills in the Senate and that they will not proceed to become law.
  • One Liberal Senator, [Judith Troeth](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate), crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.(Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [FAQ section](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree). )
  • _Background to the bills_
  • The [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220) and the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223) were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme).
  • The scheme is an [emission trading scheme](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading) designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [greenhouse gases](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas) in an effort to address [climate change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage). It gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change) and the [Kyoto Protocol](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol).
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.(Read more about these criticisms [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism).)
  • Altogether, the eleven bills are called:
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215)
  • - the [Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220)
  • - the [Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22)
  • - the [Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223)
  • References
senate vote 2009-11-30#8

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on 2014-10-07 16:16:38

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2009-11-30.559.1 motion] to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.[1]
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2009-11-30.559.1 motion] to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. )
  • This means that the majority of Senators do not want to pass the bills in the Senate and that they will not proceed to become law.
  • One Liberal Senator, [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate Judith Troeth], crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.[2]
  • One Liberal Senator, [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate Judith Troeth], crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.(Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ section]. )
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme].
  • The scheme is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. It gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[4]
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.(Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].)
  • Altogether, the eleven bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ section].
  • * [3] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [4] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-30#8

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-10 14:57:27

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2009-11-30.559.1 motion] to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.[1]
  • This means that the majority of Senators do not want to pass the bills in the Senate and that they will not proceed to become law.
  • One Liberal Senator, [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate Judith Troeth], crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme].
  • The scheme is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. It gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[4]
  • Altogether, the eleven bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ section].
  • * [3] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [4] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-30#8

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-09 14:03:09

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a motion to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.[1]
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2009-11-30.559.1 motion] to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.[1]
  • This means that the majority of Senators do not want to pass the bills in the Senate and that they will not proceed to become law.
  • One Liberal Senator, [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate Judith Troeth], crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme].
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme].
  • The scheme is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. It gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[4]
  • Altogether, the eleven bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ section].
  • * [3] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [4] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-30#8

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-09 14:01:24

Title

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Cprs Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] Third Reading
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Third Reading - Read a third time

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That these bills be now read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted against a motion to read the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] for a third time.[1]
  • This means that the majority of Senators do not want to pass the bills in the Senate and that they will not proceed to become law.
  • One Liberal Senator, [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Judith_Troeth&mpc=Senate&house=senate Judith Troeth], crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] were introduced along with nine other bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme].
  • The scheme is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. It gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[4]
  • Altogether, the eleven bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to cross the floor in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ section].
  • * [3] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [4] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].