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Organic Products Bill

This objectives of this bill are to increase consumer confidence in purchasing organic products, increase certainty for businesses making claims that their products are organic, and facilitate international trade in organic products.

Bill information

Progress of the bill

What do the symbols mean?

In: Bill Introduced: The bill is made available for the House to consider. 1: First Reading: MPs debate and vote on the bill. If successful, it is usually sent to a select committee. SC: Select Committee: The select committee gathers information and prepares a report on the bill for the House, including recommending changes to the bill. 2: Second Reading: The House debates the select committee report and votes on the bill. CH: Committee of Whole House: MPs consider the bill in detail and vote on proposed changes. 3: Third Reading: Final debate and vote. If successful, the bill has been passed. RA: Royal Assent: Bill signed by Governor-General and becomes an Act. No code: Fail/Withdrawn: A bill fails if the vote is lost at first, second, or third reading. The member in charge of a bill may withdraw it. _________________________________________________ Note: this simple progress display does not cover all possible stages for a particular bill. Where a date is shown in brackets, this means the debate has been interrupted. See the Bill History content for more details.

In Bill
Introduced
27/02/20
1 First
Reading
19/03/20
SC Select
Committee
2 Second
Reading
CH Committee of
whole House
3 Third
Reading
RA Royal
Assent

Bill History

This objectives of this bill are to increase consumer confidence in purchasing organic products, increase certainty for businesses making claims that their products are organic, and facilitate international trade in organic products.
Member in charge: Hon Damien O'Connor
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 221-1
Introduction: 27 Feb 2020
First reading: 19 Mar 2020
Referred to: Primary Production Committee
Report due: 19 Sep 2020
Submissions due: 28 May 2020