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Social Security Amendment Bill (No 3)

This bill is intended to ensure equitable treatment for people receiving payments of weekly compensation, and of students seeking assistance for their accommodation costs.

Bill Events

Event Date Ayes Noes Abstentions
SC Reports 12 May 2011 The Social Services Committee reported on this bill.
Submissions Due 28 Apr 2011
First Reading 6 Apr 2011 Bill read a first time.

Motion agreed to:
That the Social Services Committeeconsider the Social Security Amendment Bill (No 3) , that the committee report finally to the House on or before 31 May 2011, and that the committee have authority to meet at any time while the House is sitting (except during oral questions), and during any evening on a day on which there has been a sitting of the House, and on a Friday in a week in which there has been a sitting of the House, despite Standing Orders 187 and 190(1)(b) and (c).
Ayes 110
National 58
Labour 41
Maori 4
Progres. 1
United F. 1
Noes 10
Green 9
indep. 1 (Carter C)
Introduction 16 Nov 2010

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