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Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Single Treatment Pathway) Bill 2019


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

Summary

Amends the: Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to replace the existing two treatment pathways with a single treatment pathway that enables medical treatment to be accessed and provided through a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Card; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to make consequential amendments.

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 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 16/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 16/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 16/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/09/19  
Second reading moved 16/09/19  
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 12/12/19 Act no: 122 - 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
  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8697]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



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