Private Health Insurance Incentives Amendment Bill 2005

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  • Private Health Insurance Incentives Amendment Bill 2004
Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Aged Care
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the: Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to increase the private health insurance rebate from 30 to 35 per cent for people aged 65 to 69 years and to 40 per cent for people aged 70 years and over. Also makes a consequential amendment to the National Health Act 1953 to ensure that certain Gold Card holders are not affected by the application of Lifetime Health Cover.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Nov 2004
Second reading moved 18 Nov 2004
Second reading agreed to 09 Feb 2005
Third reading agreed to 09 Feb 2005
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Feb 2005
Second reading moved 09 Feb 2005
Second reading agreed to 10 Feb 2005
Committee of the Whole debate 10 Feb 2005
Third reading agreed to 10 Feb 2005
Assent
  • Act no.: 9
  • Year: 2005
22 Feb 2005

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.