National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
National Health Act 1953
  in relation to: pricing arrangements for certain medicines listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme; price disclosure arrangements; and the collection of under co-payment data; and
Health Insurance Act 1973
  and
Medicare Australia Act 1973
  to make consequential amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
29 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
29 Sep 2010Second reading moved
18 Oct 2010Second reading debate
19 Oct 2010Second reading debate
19 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
19 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
25 Oct 2010Second reading moved
17 Nov 2010Second reading debate
22 Nov 2010Second reading debate
22 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
22 Nov 2010Committee of the Whole debate
22 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to


22 Nov 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
23 Nov 2010Assent

Act no.: 126

Year: 2010

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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