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Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the Dental Benefits Act 2008 to: establish a framework for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule to extend eligibility for subsidised dental care to children at least two years of age but under 18 years of age from 1 January 2014; and enable different monetary caps to apply to different groups of persons or different groups of services.

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 12/09/12  
Second reading moved 12/09/12  
Second reading debate 19/09/12  
Second reading debate 09/10/12  
Second reading debate 10/10/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 10/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 10/10/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 11/10/12  
Third reading agreed to 11/10/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/10/12  
Second reading moved 11/10/12  
Second reading debate 31/10/12  
Second reading debate 19/11/12  
Second reading debate 22/11/12  
Second reading debate 26/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26/11/12  
Assent 10/12/12 Act no.: 183 - Year: 2012
     

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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  • 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 (20/09/2012): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (29/10/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )