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Australian House of Representatives Dec 4
In the Chamber, the Government has postponed business and moved to the second reading of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity No. 2) Bill 2019, introduced and read for the first time yesterday. has moved 'that the question be now put'.
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Australian House of Representatives
During this division, Members are raising points of order relating to the use of closure motions. During a division, Members can't stand, so seek the call by placing a sheet of paper or book over their heads.
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Australian House of Representatives Dec 4
Replying to @cporterwa
A second point of order is raised, based on questions on physical copies of the bill being present in the Chamber for the consideration of Members.
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Australian House of Representatives Dec 4
Replying to @cporterwa @TonySmithMP
Speaker is considering the issue. He notes that he doesn't believe it's satisfactory for the House to consider a bill when copies are not present. The division on the closure motion has been called off, and the sitting is suspended until the ringing of the bells.
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Australian House of Representatives Dec 4
Replying to @cporterwa @TonySmithMP
While copies of the bill are being prepared for consideration of the House, you can read it online via our ParlWork site:
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Justin Jackson Dec 4
Can you please explain how the paper or book helps or where it originated?
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