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Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge--Fringe Benefits) Act 1999 to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.

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 27/05/09  
Second reading moved 27/05/09  
Second reading debate 01/06/09  
Second reading debate 02/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 02/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 02/06/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 18/08/09  
Second reading debate 09/09/09  
Second reading negatived 09/09/09  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (27/05/2009): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (05/08/2009)
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