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Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Act 2006, Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Levy Act 2006, Aged Care Act 1997 and six other Acts to: transfer certain aged care regulatory functions and powers from the Secretary of the Department of Health to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner in relation to the approval, monitoring and enforcement of regulatory compliance of providers of aged care; and provide for the reconsideration and review of decisions in relation to the new functions of the commissioner. Also provides for transitional arrangements.

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 16/10/19  
Second reading moved 16/10/19  
Second reading debate 04/12/19  
Second reading debate 05/12/19  
Second reading agreed to 05/12/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 05/12/19  
Third reading agreed to 05/12/19  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/12/19  
Second reading moved 05/12/19  
Second reading debate 05/12/19  
Second reading agreed to 05/12/19  
Third reading agreed to 05/12/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 05/12/19  
Assent 11/12/19 Act no: 116 - 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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8811 revised]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8804 revised]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (13/11/2019): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 9 of 2019
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)