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Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012


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Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2011



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the Medicare Levy Act 1986 to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07/07/11  
Second reading moved 07/07/11  
Second reading debate 09/02/12  
Second reading debate 13/02/12  
Second reading debate 14/02/12  
Second reading debate 15/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 15/02/12  
Consideration in detail debate 15/02/12 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 15/02/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/02/12  
Second reading moved 27/02/12  
Second reading debate 13/03/12  
Second reading debate 14/03/12  
Second reading debate 15/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 15/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 15/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 15/03/12  
Assent 04/04/12 Act no.: 27 of 2012
     

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 and correction to the explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BU240]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes