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Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Introduced with the Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 to establish the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to support medical research and medical innovation from 1 August 2015, the bill amends: the COAF Reform Fund Act 2008 to enable grants to the states and territories through the COAG Reform Fund; the DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013, Future Fund Act 2006 and Nation-building Funds Act 2008 to allow for amounts to be transferred between the MRFF and the Future Fund to allow for proper apportioning of common expenses incurred by the Future Fund Board in managing the MRFF, the Future Fund, the Nation-building Funds and the DisabilityCare Australia Fund Special Account; the Future Fund Act 2006 to extend the Future Fund Board’s duties to manage the MRFF; the Nation-building Funds Act 2008 to abolish and Health and Hospitals Fund (HHF); five Acts to make amendments consequential on the abolition of the HHF; and the proposed Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015 to make amendments consequent on the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/05/15  
Second reading moved 27/05/15  
Second reading debate 04/06/15  
Second reading debate 22/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/15  
Consideration in detail debate 22/06/15 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/08/15  
Second reading moved 10/08/15  
Second reading debate 11/08/15  
Second reading debate 12/08/15  
Second reading agreed to 12/08/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 12/08/15 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 12/08/15  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 12/08/15  
Consideration of Senate message 13/08/15 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/08/15  
Assent 26/08/15 Act no.: 117 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet ZA395]

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  • Non-Government
KING, Catherine, MP

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Senate
  • Government [sheet HK149]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7730]
MCLUCAS, Sen Jan

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (16/06/2015): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/08/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )