Aged Care Amendment (Residential Care) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Aged Care Act 1997
  to: harmonise aged care and pension assets tests in relation to income streams purchased on or after 20 September 2007 and asset disposals (i.e. gifts); and clarify the delegation of certain powers to Aged Care Assessment Teams. 

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Progress

Senate
13 Sep 2006Introduced and read a first time
13 Sep 2006Second reading moved
16 Oct 2006Second reading agreed to
16 Oct 2006Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
16 Oct 2006Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
17 Oct 2006Introduced and read a first time
31 Oct 2006Second reading moved
31 Oct 2006Second reading agreed to
31 Oct 2006Third reading agreed to


09 Nov 2006Assent

Act no.: 133

Year: 2006

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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

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