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Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover Loading and Other Measures) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the: Private Health Insurance Act 2007 to: remove the Private Health Insurance Incentive Benefit (the rebate) from the Lifetime Health Cover loading component of affected private health insurance premiums; and cease the Incentive Payments Scheme which allows people to claim the rebate as a direct payment; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Taxation Administration Act 1953 to make consequential amendments.

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 28/11/12  
Second reading moved 28/11/12  
Second reading debate 27/05/13  
Second reading debate 28/05/13  
Second reading debate 30/05/13  
Second reading debate 03/06/13  
Second reading debate 04/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 04/06/13  
Consideration in detail debate 04/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 04/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 27/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 27/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 27/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 27/06/13  
Assent 29/06/13 Act no.: 105 - Year: 2013
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
DUTTON, Peter, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7399]
FIERRAVANTI-WELLS, Sen Connie

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (12/03/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )