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senate vote 2018-03-26#2

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on 2018-04-27 10:32:15

Title

  • Bills — Communications Legislation Amendment (Online Content Services and Other Measures) Bill 2017; Second Reading
  • Communications Legislation Amendment (Online Content Services and Other Measures) Bill 2017 - Second Reading - Reinstate SBS revenue shortfall

Description

  • <p class='motion-notice motion-notice-truncated'>Long debate text truncated.</p>
  • The majority voted against [an amendment](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2018-03-26.143.1) to the usual [second reading motion](https://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html) ("That this bill be read a second time").
  • Reading a bill for a second time is parliamentary jargon for agreeing with the main idea of the bill.
  • ### Amendment text
  • > *At the end of the motion, add:*
  • > *“, but the Senate is of the opinion that the Government must reinstate the SBS’s revenue shortfall of $9 million as included in the 2017-18 Budget.”*
  • ### Main idea of the bill
  • The [bill was introduced to](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/s1106):
  • * enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to make online content service provider rules which impose gambling promotions restrictions on online content service providers;
  • * provide the ACMA with the power to determine program standards about gambling promotional content which apply to certain broadcasters and subscriptions providers; and
  • * require the ACMA to monitor compliance with online content service provider rules.