National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 May 2008
Second reading moved 29 May 2008
Second reading agreed to 05 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 05 Jun 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 16 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 27 Aug 2008
Second reading debate 28 Aug 2008
Second reading negatived 28 Aug 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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 the 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.