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FOR – Bills — Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee Bill 2023; Second Reading

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The question now is that the amendments on sheet 2303 be agreed to.

Australian Greens ' and Senator David Pocock's circulated amendments—

(1) Clause 3, page 2 (line 15), omit "function is to", substitute "functions are to develop national poverty measures and targets and".

(2) Clause 6, page 4 (line 5), omit "function is to", substitute "functions are to develop national poverty measures and targets and".

(3) Clause 6, page 4 (line 21), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(4) Heading to Division 2, page 5 (line 1), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(5) Heading to clause 8, page 5 (lines 5 and 6), omit "function—reports ahead of Commonwealth Government budgets", substitute "functions".

(6) Clause 8, page 5 (lines 7 and 8), omit subclause (1), insert:

(1) The Committee's functions are to:

(a) develop national poverty measures and national poverty targets; and

(b) report to the Joint Ministers ahead of each Commonwealth Government budget.

(7) Clause 8, page 6 (after line 14), after subclause (4), insert:

(4A) Without limiting subsection (2), the report must include advice about the national poverty measures and national poverty targets developed by the Committee under paragraph (1)(a).

(8) Clause 9, page 7 (line 8), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(9) Clause 11, page 8 (line 21), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(10) Clause 21, page 12 (line 4), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(11) Clause 24, page 13 (line 9), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(12) Clause 28, page 15 (line 2), omit "function", substitute "functions".

Summary

Date and time: 9:16 PM on 2023-12-05
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 9
Total number of "no" votes: 33
Total number of abstentions: 34
Related bill: Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee Bill 2023

Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au