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Bill details

Electoral Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2021

Type: Government
Status: Awaiting Assent, Wed 24 Nov 2021
Origin: Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Harwin, Don (Upton, Gabrielle)
Long Title: An Act to amend the Electoral Act 2017 to provide for by-elections held during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Progress
Legislative Council
Initially introduced in the Legislative Council
Introduced by: Harwin, Don
Introduced: Tue 16 Nov 2021
First Reading: Tue 16 Nov 2021
2R Speech: Tue 16 Nov 2021
Second Reading: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Date Committed: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Reported with amendments: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Report Adopted: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Third Reading: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Date Passed with amdts: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Sent to LA for concurrence: Tue 23 Nov 2021
Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Upton, Gabrielle
Introduced: Wed 24 Nov 2021
First Reading: Wed 24 Nov 2021
2R Speech: Wed 24 Nov 2021
Second Reading: Wed 24 Nov 2021
Third Reading: Wed 24 Nov 2021
Date Passed LA: Wed 24 Nov 2021
  • Passed Parliament: Wed 24 Nov 2021
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 Electoral Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2021.pdf XN Electoral Amendment (COVID-19) 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
GRN c2021-235A.pdf GRN c2021-235A.pdf
OPP c2021-228B.pdf OPP c2021-228B.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments -Electoral Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2021.pdf Schedule of Amendments -Electoral Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2021.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 38 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.