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National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2022

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  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021
Type
Government
Portfolio
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Implements certain recommendations of the 2019 review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (the Tune review) by amending the: National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 to establish the Participant Service Guarantee to provide timeframes and engagement principles for how the National Disability Insurance Agency undertakes key administrative processes; enable participant’s plans to be varied without requiring a full plan review; amend the objects and principles of the Act; clarify the eligibility criteria for people with psychosocial disability; streamline certain administrative processes for participants; provide clarity in relation to decisions about plan management requests and extend the risk assessment process for self-management of funding to those using registered plan management providers; enable the National Disability Insurance Agency to make direct payments on behalf of participants; and remove redundant provisions and make technical amendments; and DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013 to make a consequential amendment.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 Oct 2021
Second reading moved 28 Oct 2021
Second reading debate 30 Mar 2022
Second reading agreed to 30 Mar 2022
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 14 Government agreed to
30 Mar 2022
Third reading agreed to 30 Mar 2022
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30 Mar 2022
Second reading agreed to 30 Mar 2022
Third reading agreed to 30 Mar 2022
Finally passed both Houses 30 Mar 2022
Assent
  • Act no: 27
  • Year: 2022
01 Apr 2022

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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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.

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