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Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Introduced with the Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 to establish the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to support medical research and medical innovation from 1 August 2015, the bill amends: the COAG Reform Fund Act 2008 to enable grants to the states and territories through the COAG Reform Fund; the DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013, Future Fund Act 2006 and Nation-building Funds Act 2008 to allow for amounts to be transferred between the MRFF and the Future Fund to allow for proper apportioning of common expenses incurred by the Future Fund Board in managing the MRFF, the Future Fund, the Nation-building Funds and the DisabilityCare Australia Fund Special Account; the Future Fund Act 2006 to extend the Future Fund Board’s duties to manage the MRFF; the Nation-building Funds Act 2008 to abolish the Health and Hospitals Fund (HHF); five Acts to make amendments consequential on the abolition of the HHF; and the proposed Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015 to make amendments consequential on the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27 May 2015
Second reading moved 27 May 2015
Second reading debate 04 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2015
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
22 Jun 2015
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Aug 2015
Second reading moved 10 Aug 2015
Second reading debate 11 Aug 2015
Second reading debate 12 Aug 2015
Second reading agreed to 12 Aug 2015
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
12 Aug 2015
Third reading agreed to 12 Aug 2015
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 12 Aug 2015
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
13 Aug 2015
Finally passed both Houses 13 Aug 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 117
  • Year: 2015
26 Aug 2015

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Bills digest

Notes

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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 changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the 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.