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Bill details

Constitution Amendment (Virtual Attendance) Bill 2021

Type: Private members
Status: Assented on Wed 13 Apr 2022 - Act No 15 of 2022 (GG No. 175, 22/04/2022, n2022-0691)
Origin: Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Shoebridge, David (Parker, Jamie)
Act number: 15/2022
Long Title: An Act to amend the Constitution Act 1902 to enable members of Parliament to attend meetings of Houses of Parliament remotely.
Progress
Legislative Council
Initially introduced in the Legislative Council
Introduced by: Shoebridge, David
Notice of Motion: Tue 12 Oct 2021
Introduced: Wed 13 Oct 2021
First Reading: Wed 13 Oct 2021
2R Speech: Wed 13 Oct 2021
Second Reading: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Date Committed: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Reported with amendments: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Report Adopted: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Third Reading: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Date Passed with amdts: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Sent to LA for concurrence: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Parker, Jamie
Introduced: Wed 20 Oct 2021
First Reading: Wed 20 Oct 2021
2R Speech: Thu 24 Mar 2022
Second Reading: Thu 31 Mar 2022
Third Reading: Thu 31 Mar 2022
Date Passed LA: Thu 31 Mar 2022
  • Passed Parliament: Thu 31 Mar 2022
  • Assented: Wed 13 Apr 2022
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Previous Version(s):
Second Print.pdf Second Print.pdf
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Constitution Amendment (Virtual Attendance) Bill 2021.pdf XN Constitution Amendment (Virtual Attendance) Bill 2021.pdf

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

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
OPP c2021-112.pdf OPP c2021-112.pdf
OPP c2021-095C.pdf OPP c2021-095C.pdf
PHON c2021-107B.pdf PHON c2021-107B.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments - Constitution Amendment (Virtual Attendance) Bill 2021.pdf Schedule of Amendments - Constitution Amendment (Virtual Attendance) Bill 2021.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 35 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.