National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2013

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  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012
Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Establishes a framework for the National Disability Insurance Scheme by: setting out the objects and principles of the scheme, including people with disability being given choice and control over the care and support they receive, and giving effect to certain obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; providing for the establishment and functions of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency, including implementing the scheme from July 2013; and providing for a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 Nov 2012
Second reading moved 29 Nov 2012
Second reading debate 06 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 07 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 11 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 12 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 13 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 14 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 12 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 13 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 14 Mar 2013
Second reading agreed to 14 Mar 2013
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 77 Government agreed to
14 Mar 2013
Third reading agreed to 14 Mar 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Mar 2013
Second reading moved 18 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 18 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 19 Mar 2013
Second reading debate 20 Mar 2013
Second reading agreed to 20 Mar 2013
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 16 Government and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
20 Mar 2013
Third reading agreed to 20 Mar 2013
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 21 Mar 2013
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
21 Mar 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21 Mar 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 20
  • Year: 2013
28 Mar 2013

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed 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.