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National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2009


Previous citations:

National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2008 [No. 2]



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

Summary

Amends the National Health Act 1953 to enable regulations to be made for the cost recovery of services provided by the Commonwealth in relation to the exercise of powers for listing medicines, vaccines and other products or services on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and designation of vaccines for the National Immunisation Program.

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 12/05/09  
Second reading moved 12/05/09  
Second reading debate 13/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/05/09  
Second reading moved 14/05/09  
Second reading debate 15/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/06/09 Amendment details: 2 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 15/06/09  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 16/06/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 16/06/09  
Assent 22/07/09 Act no.: 71 - Year: 2009
     

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 5823]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5824]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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