Human Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

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
25 Nov 2010Introduced and read a first time
25 Nov 2010Second reading moved
22 Mar 2011Referred to Main Committee
23 Mar 2011Second reading debate
23 Mar 2011Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 55 Government agreed to
23 Mar 2011Reported from Main Committee
23 Mar 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
10 May 2011Introduced and read a first time
10 May 2011Second reading moved
10 May 2011Second reading debate
10 May 2011Second reading agreed to
10 May 2011Third reading agreed to


10 May 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
25 May 2011Assent

Act no.: 32

Year: 2011

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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

  • 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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