Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Bill 2011, the bill amends the:
Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010
  to enable the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records system and certain other entities to take up and use healthcare identifiers; and
Health Insurance Act 1973
  and
National Health Act 1953
  to enable Medical Benefits Scheme, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, organ donor and childhood immunisation information to be included in a consumer’s eHealth record if the consumer chooses to have that information included. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
23 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2011Second reading moved
16 Feb 2012Second reading debate
28 Feb 2012Second reading debate
29 Feb 2012Second reading debate
29 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
29 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
29 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
29 Feb 2012Second reading moved
19 Jun 2012Second reading debate
19 Jun 2012Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2012Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 17 Government agreed to
19 Jun 2012Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
20 Jun 2012Message from Senate reported
21 Jun 2012Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


21 Jun 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
26 Jun 2012Assent

Act no.: 64

Year: 2012

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Explanatory memoranda

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Senate
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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.
  • 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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