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National Health Security Amendment (Background Checking) Bill 2010


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National Health Security Amendment (Background Checking) Bill 2009



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

Summary

In response to a recommendation of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee report on the AusCheck Amendment Bill 2009, the bill amends the National Health Security Act 2007 to enable the minister to require background checks of individuals who handle or dispose of security sensitive biological agents to be conducted by AusCheck.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/11/09  
Second reading moved 19/11/09  
Second reading debate 11/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 11/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 11/02/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/02/10  
Second reading moved 22/02/10  
Second reading debate 25/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 25/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 25/02/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/02/10  
Assent 11/03/10 Act no.: 15 of 2010
     

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Explanatory memoranda

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes