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Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 to introduce a statutory scheme (the Bonded Medical Program) which consolidates the existing Bonded Medical Places and Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship schemes under a single legislative framework.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 29/07/19  
Second reading debate 30/07/19  
Second reading debate 31/07/19  
Second reading agreed to 31/07/19  
Third reading agreed to 31/07/19  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31/07/19  
Second reading moved 11/09/19  
Second reading debate 11/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/19  
Third reading moved 11/09/19  
Third reading debated 11/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 11/09/19  
Assent 19/09/19 Act no: 70 - Year: 2019
     

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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)