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Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to ensure that the Government can respond appropriately and efficiently to the COVID-19 outbreak by providing additional flexibility in the immigration system.

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Progress of the bill

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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 No code: Fail/Withdrawn: A bill fails if the vote is lost at first, second, or third reading.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
05/05/20
1 First
Reading
05/05/20
SC Select
Committee
12/05/20
2 Second
Reading
13/05/20
CH Committee of
whole House
13/05/20
3 Third
Reading
13/05/20
RA Royal
Assent
15/05/20

Bill History

This bill aims to ensure that the Government can respond appropriately and efficiently to the COVID-19 outbreak by providing additional flexibility in the immigration system.
Member in charge: Hon Iain Lees-Galloway
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 243-1
Introduction: 05 May 2020
First reading: 05 May 2020
Referred to: Epidemic Response Committee
SC Report(s): 12 May 2020
Second reading: 13 May 2020
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 504
Committee of the whole House: 13 May 2020
Third reading: 13 May 2020
Royal assent: 15 May 2020
Act: Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/15)