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Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2009


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

Summary

Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 to enable the minister to determine, by legislative instrument, the maximum increase of benefit payable under the Extended Medicare Safety Net for specified Medicare Benefits Schedule items.

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 28/05/09  
Second reading moved 28/05/09  
Second reading debate 15/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/09  
Second reading moved 16/06/09  
Second reading debate 20/08/09  
Second reading debate 09/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 09/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/09/09 Amendment details: 2 Opposition and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/09/09  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 16/09/09  
Consideration of Senate message 17/09/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17/09/09  
Assent 07/10/09 Act no.: 101 - Year: 2009
     

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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5909]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5866]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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  • Opposition [sheet 5923]
CORMANN, Sen Mathias

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (17/06/2009): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (05/08/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )