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Health Insurance Amendment (Safety Net) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Health Insurance Act 1973 to introduce a new medicare safety net on 1 January 2016 to replace the Extended Medicare Safety Net, the Original Medicare Safety Net and the Greatest Permissible Gap.

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 21/10/15  
Second reading moved 21/10/15  
Second reading debate 10/11/15  
Second reading debate 11/11/15  
Second reading debate 25/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/15  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/11/15  
Second reading moved 25/11/15  
Lapsed at prorogation 17/04/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/11/2015): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (23/11/2015)