Human Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

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  • Human Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
Type
Government
Portfolio
Human Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends: the
Medicare Australia Act 1973
and
Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997
to: abolish Medicare Australia and Centrelink; abolish the positions of the Chief Executive Officers of these organisations; provide for the functions of the agencies and the CEOs to be integrated into the Department of Human Services (DHS); and amend the long and short titles of the Acts; the
Medicare Australia Act 1973
in relation to patient notification when medical records are seized but not examined; the
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
to abolish the position of Child Support Registrar and provide for the functions of that position to be integrated into the DHS; and 36 Acts to make consequential amendments.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Nov 2010
Second reading moved 25 Nov 2010
Referred to Main Committee 22 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 23 Mar 2011
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 55 Government agreed to
23 Mar 2011
Reported from Main Committee 23 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Mar 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 May 2011
Second reading moved 10 May 2011
Second reading debate 10 May 2011
Second reading agreed to 10 May 2011
Third reading agreed to 10 May 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10 May 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 32
  • Year: 2011
25 May 2011

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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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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