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senate vote 2010-03-15#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:16

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-15.35.2 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.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill would require that bovine meat and meat products must meet certain assessment processes before being imported into Australia and that the minister determines a country of origin labelling standard for those products.(Read more about the bill, including the text of the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s748 here]. )
  • Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Richard_Colbeck&mpc=Senate&house=senate Richard Colbeck] explained that the bill has been introduced "following the Rudd Government’s decision to allow the importation of beef and beef products from countries that had reported any cases of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bovine_spongiform_encephalopathy bovine spongiform encephalopathy] (BSE)" (also known as mad cow disease).(Read Senator Colbeck's whole explanation of the bill [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-09.45.1 here]. Read more about the Rudd Government's decision to allow imports on ABC's AM Program [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2719641.htm here]. ) This decision means that such importations could take place from 1 March 2010. Since 2001, measures have been in place "to protect the public and the beef industry from potentially contaminated beef products".(As above.)
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-15.35.2) 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.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The bill would require that bovine meat and meat products must meet certain assessment processes before being imported into Australia and that the minister determines a country of origin labelling standard for those products.(Read more about the bill, including the text of the bill [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s748). )
  • Liberal Senator [Richard Colbeck](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Richard_Colbeck&mpc=Senate&house=senate) explained that the bill has been introduced "following the Rudd Government’s decision to allow the importation of beef and beef products from countries that had reported any cases of [bovine spongiform encephalopathy](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bovine_spongiform_encephalopathy) (BSE)" (also known as mad cow disease).(Read Senator Colbeck's whole explanation of the bill [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-09.45.1). Read more about the Rudd Government's decision to allow imports on ABC's AM Program [here](http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2719641.htm). ) This decision means that such importations could take place from 1 March 2010. Since 2001, measures have been in place "to protect the public and the beef industry from potentially contaminated beef products".(As above.)
senate vote 2010-03-15#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:39

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-15.35.2 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-15.35.2 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.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill would require that bovine meat and meat products must meet certain assessment processes before being imported into Australia and that the minister determines a country of origin labelling standard for those products.[3]
  • The bill would require that bovine meat and meat products must meet certain assessment processes before being imported into Australia and that the minister determines a country of origin labelling standard for those products.(Read more about the bill, including the text of the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s748 here]. )
  • Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Richard_Colbeck&mpc=Senate&house=senate Richard Colbeck] explained that the bill has been introduced "following the Rudd Government’s decision to allow the importation of beef and beef products from countries that had reported any cases of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bovine_spongiform_encephalopathy bovine spongiform encephalopathy] (BSE)" (also known as mad cow disease).[4] This decision means that such importations could take place from 1 March 2010. Since 2001, measures have been in place "to protect the public and the beef industry from potentially contaminated beef products".[5]
  • Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Richard_Colbeck&mpc=Senate&house=senate Richard Colbeck] explained that the bill has been introduced "following the Rudd Government’s decision to allow the importation of beef and beef products from countries that had reported any cases of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bovine_spongiform_encephalopathy bovine spongiform encephalopathy] (BSE)" (also known as mad cow disease).(Read Senator Colbeck's whole explanation of the bill [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-09.45.1 here]. Read more about the Rudd Government's decision to allow imports on ABC's AM Program [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2719641.htm here]. ) This decision means that such importations could take place from 1 March 2010. Since 2001, measures have been in place "to protect the public and the beef industry from potentially contaminated beef products".(As above.)
  • ''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] See that division [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2010-03-15&number=2&house=senate here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including the text of the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s748 here].
  • * [4] Read Senator Colbeck's whole explanation of the bill [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-09.45.1 here]. Read more about the Rudd Government's decision to allow imports on ABC's AM Program [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2719641.htm here].
  • * [5] As above.
senate vote 2010-03-15#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-01 12:22:25

Title

  • Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010 — Second Reading
  • Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010 — Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p>The PRESIDENT&#8212;The question now is that the Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010 be now read a second time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-15.35.2 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill would require that bovine meat and meat products must meet certain assessment processes before being imported into Australia and that the minister determines a country of origin labelling standard for those products.[3]
  • Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Richard_Colbeck&mpc=Senate&house=senate Richard Colbeck] explained that the bill has been introduced "following the Rudd Government’s decision to allow the importation of beef and beef products from countries that had reported any cases of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bovine_spongiform_encephalopathy bovine spongiform encephalopathy] (BSE)" (also known as mad cow disease).[4] This decision means that such importations could take place from 1 March 2010. Since 2001, measures have been in place "to protect the public and the beef industry from potentially contaminated beef products".[5]
  • ''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] See that division [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2010-03-15&number=2&house=senate here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including the text of the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s748 here].
  • * [4] Read Senator Colbeck's whole explanation of the bill [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-03-09.45.1 here]. Read more about the Rudd Government's decision to allow imports on ABC's AM Program [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2719641.htm here].
  • * [5] As above.
  • <p>Question put.</p>