Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

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  • Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011
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
Introduced and read a first time 23 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 23 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 16 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 28 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 29 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 29 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 19 Jun 2012
Second reading agreed to 19 Jun 2012
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 17 Government agreed to
19 Jun 2012
Third reading agreed to 19 Jun 2012
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 20 Jun 2012
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
21 Jun 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21 Jun 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 64
  • Year: 2012
26 Jun 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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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