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Treatment Benefits (Special Access) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs

Summary

Introduced with the Treatment Benefits (Special Access) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019, the bill provides for medical treatment, through a Department of Veterans' Affairs treatment card (gold card), of members of Australian Civilian Surgical and Medical Teams that provided medical aid, training and treatment to local Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/19  
Second reading moved 14/02/19  
Second reading debate 20/02/19  
Referred to Federation Chamber 20/02/19  
Second reading debate 20/02/19  
Second reading agreed to 20/02/19  
Reported from Federation Chamber 21/02/19  
Third reading agreed to 21/02/19  
     

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