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Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MADIGAN, Sen John

Summary

Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 to provide that Medicare benefits are not payable for medically induced terminations carried out on the basis of gender.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/13  
Second reading moved 19/03/13  
Second reading debate 27/06/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 13/11/13  
     
Senate
Second reading debate 25/09/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (21/03/2013): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (27/06/2013)
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