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AGAINST – Business - Rearrangement - Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022

The majority voted in favour of the following motion:

That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent the arrangement of business for this sitting being as follows:

(1) a Minister presenting the Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022;

(2) following the Minister's second reading speech, debate continuing immediately;

(3) the time limits for the second reading debate being 10 minutes for the Minister and first Opposition speaker, and five minutes each for all other Members;

(4) the bill proceeding through all stages without interruption;

(5) the second reading debate concluding no later than 11.15 am, and questions being immediately put on any amendments moved to the motion for the second reading and on the second reading of the bill and any message from the Governor-General under standing order 147 being announced;

(6) if required, a consideration in detail stage of the bill, with all government amendments to be moved together, all opposition amendments to be moved together, and any crossbench Members' amendments to be moved as one set per Member, with:

(a) one question to be put on all government amendments;

(b) one question to be put on all opposition amendments;

(c) separate questions to be put on any sets of amendments moved by crossbench Members; and

(d) one question to be put that the bill [as amended] be agreed to;

(7) any question provided for under paragraph (6) being put after no more than 10 minutes of debate on each set of amendments, unless a Minister sets a further period of debate;

(8) at 12 noon, any remaining questions required to conclude consideration in detail being put with no further debate;

(9) when the bill has been agreed to, the question being put immediately on the third reading of the bill;

(10) following the third reading of the bill, a Minister moving leave of absence for all Members;

(11) following resolution of the leave of absence motion, a condolence motion being moved and debated on the deaths of Queensland Police Constables Rachel McCrow and Matthew Arnold, and Mr Alan Dare;

(12) at 1.30 pm, or when no further Members rise to speak, if earlier, provided that a message from the Senate has not been received in relation to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022, the House suspending until the ringing of the bells;

(13) the condolence motion on the deaths of Queensland Police Constables Rachel McCrow and Matthew Arnold, and Mr Alan Dare, standing referred to the Federation Chamber;

(14) when received if the House is sitting, or upon resumption of the sitting after a suspension, any message from the Senate relating to the bill being considered, and no further business being considered, after which the House immediately adjourning until 10 am on Monday, 6 February 2023;

(15) the only business to be conducted during this sitting being as provided in this motion;

(16) standing orders 31 and 33 being suspended for this sitting; and

(17) any variation to this arrangement being made only on a motion moved by a Minister.

Summary

Date and time: 9:36 AM on 2022-12-15
Allegra Spender's vote: No
Total number of "aye" votes: 81
Total number of "no" votes: 45
Total number of abstentions: 25

Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au

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