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Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Wed 25 Nov 2020 - Act No 37 of 2020 (GG No. 362, 04/12/2020, n2020-4699)
Bill Remarks: Bill declared urgent 12 November 2020
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Elliott, David (Tudehope, Damien)
Act number: 37/2020
Long Title: An Act to amend the Rural Fires Act 1997 and other legislation in response to an inquiry into the 2019-2020 bushfire season.
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Elliott, David
Notice of Motion: Tue 10 Nov 2020
Introduced: Tue 10 Nov 2020
First Reading: Tue 10 Nov 2020
2R Speech: Tue 10 Nov 2020
Second Reading: Wed 11 Nov 2020
Considered in Detail: Wed 11 Nov 2020
Third Reading: Wed 11 Nov 2020
Date Passed w'out amdt: Wed 11 Nov 2020
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Tudehope, Damien
Introduced: Thu 12 Nov 2020
First Reading: Thu 12 Nov 2020
2R Speech: Tue 17 Nov 2020
Second Reading: Tue 17 Nov 2020
Date Committed: Wed 18 Nov 2020
Reported with amendments: Wed 18 Nov 2020
Report Adopted: Wed 18 Nov 2020
Third Reading: Wed 18 Nov 2020
Date Passed with amdts: Wed 18 Nov 2020
Sent to LA for concurrence: Wed 18 Nov 2020
LA agrees with amendments: Thu 19 Nov 2020
  • Passed Parliament: Thu 19 Nov 2020
  • Assented: Wed 25 Nov 2020
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Previous Version(s):
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill.pdf XN Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill.pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA Second Reading Speech LA
2R Speech LC Second Reading Speech LC

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
c2020-245C.pdf c2020-245C.pdf
Legislative Council
OPP c2020-246C.pdf OPP c2020-246C.pdf
GRN c2020-262B.pdf GRN c2020-262B.pdf
Field c2020-290C.pdf Field c2020-290C.pdf
SFF c2020-289A.pdf SFF c2020-289A.pdf
PHON Sheet 44.pdf PHON Sheet 44.pdf
GRN c2020-250A.pdf GRN c2020-250A.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments -Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill 2020.pdf Schedule of Amendments -Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill 2020.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 24 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.