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senate vote 2020-09-03#15

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on 2020-09-18 11:18:39

Title

  • Bills — Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Amendment (Dairy Cattle Export Charge) Bill 2020; Second Reading
  • Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Amendment (Dairy Cattle Export Charge) Bill 2020 - Second Reading - Agree with the bill's main idea

Description

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2020-09-03.184.1) to agree with the bill's main idea. In parliamentary jargon, they voted to read the bill for a [second time](https://peo.gov.au/understand-our-parliament/how-parliament-works/bills-and-laws/making-a-law-in-the-australian-parliament/), which means they can now discuss it in more detail.
  • ### What is the bill's main idea?
  • According to the [bills digest](https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1920a/20bd103), the purpose of the bill is to:
  • * *provide for the imposition of an export charge on the export of dairy cattle and*
  • * *amend the rate provision to provide for two different rates of charges—a per head charge on dairy cattle and a per kilogram charge on cattle other than dairy cattle.*