Dental Benefits Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Introduced with the Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a framework for the payment of dental benefits to effect the Teen Dental Plan and a new Dental Benefits Schedule.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 May 2008
Second reading moved 29 May 2008
Second reading debate 16 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 17 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 17 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 17 Jun 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 18 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 18 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 18 Jun 2008
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
18 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 18 Jun 2008
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 19 Jun 2008
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
23 Jun 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 41
  • Year: 2008
25 Jun 2008

Documents and transcripts

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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Bills digest

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Notes

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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.

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