Senate debates

Monday, 15 March 2010

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Close of Rolls and Other Measures) Bill 2010; Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Weekly Payments) Bill 2010

First Reading

5:47 pm

Photo of Penny WongPenny Wong (SA, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Climate Change and Water) Share this | | Hansard source

I indicate to the Senate that these bills are being introduced together. After debate on the motion for the second reading has been adjourned, I shall move a motion to have the bills listed separately on the Notice Paper. I move:

That these bills may proceed without formalities, may be taken together and be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.