Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Aged Care Act 1997 and Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006 to reflect business model changes to aged care services so that: approved provider status is linked to the allocation of funded aged care places; providers maintain appropriate expertise; 'key personnel' includes anyone with authority for controlling activities of a provider; assessments by Aged Care Assessment Teams are minimised; and accommodation bonds and similar payments are protected under the Accommodation Bond Guarantee Scheme.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 Oct 2008
Second reading moved 16 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 13 Nov 2008
Referred to Main Committee 13 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 24 Nov 2008
Second reading agreed to 25 Nov 2008
Reported from Main Committee 26 Nov 2008
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26 Nov 2008
Second reading moved 26 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 04 Dec 2008
Second reading agreed to 04 Dec 2008
Committee of the Whole debate 04 Dec 2008
Third reading agreed to 04 Dec 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04 Dec 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 140
  • Year: 2008
09 Dec 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

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Schedules of amendments

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