National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2009

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  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2008 [No. 2]
Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
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.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 May 2009
Second reading moved 12 May 2009
Second reading debate 13 May 2009
Second reading agreed to 13 May 2009
Third reading agreed to 13 May 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 May 2009
Second reading moved 14 May 2009
Second reading debate 15 Jun 2009
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2009
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Australian Greens agreed to
15 Jun 2009
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2009
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
16 Jun 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 16 Jun 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 71
  • Year: 2009
22 Jul 2009

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 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.

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