Social Security (Stopping Benefit Payments for Offenders who Repeatedly Fail to Comply with Community Sentences) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill would give the Department of Corrections the power to issue warnings to persons who have not complied with community-based sentences, with the consequence of withholding benefit payments.

Current status

Defeated at second reading on 04 April 2018

Member of Parliament responsible

Brett Hudson

Bill type

Member's bill


All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 52
Ref 92-1
Introduced 12 November 2015
First reading 10 August 2016
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 28 September 2016
Select Committee report back 22 March 2018
Defeated 4 April 2018
Defeated at reading 2
Divided No

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