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representatives vote 2009-06-02#4

Edited by system

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2009-06-02.98.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill needs to pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it is now passed in the House of Representatives. It will now be sent to the Senate for their consideration.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4145 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of three bills along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4147 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4146 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge – Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009]. Together, the bills create three private health insurance tiers in order to:
  • * reduce the amount of [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] threshold;(Read more about the proposed reduction of the rebate in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/WNRT6/upload_binary/wnrt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (419 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009. )
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.(Read more about the proposed increase in the rate of Medicare levy surcharge the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/9PRT6/upload_binary/9prt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (339 KB) for Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/BPRT6/upload_binary/bprt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (346 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009.)
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2009-06-02.98.1) to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill needs to pass through before becoming law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it is now passed in the House of Representatives. It will now be sent to the Senate for their consideration.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4145) was introduced as part of a package of three bills along with the [Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4147) and the [Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge – Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4146). Together, the bills create three private health insurance tiers in order to:
  • - reduce the amount of [private health insurance rebate](http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm) eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant [Medicare levy surcharge](https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/) threshold;(Read more about the proposed reduction of the rebate in the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/WNRT6/upload_binary/wnrt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (419 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009.
  • )
  • - increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.(Read more about the proposed increase in the rate of Medicare levy surcharge the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/9PRT6/upload_binary/9prt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (339 KB) for Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/BPRT6/upload_binary/bprt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (346 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009.)
representatives vote 2009-06-02#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:16

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2009-06-02.98.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it is now passed in the House of Representatives. It will now be sent to the Senate for their consideration.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2009-06-02.98.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill needs to pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it is now passed in the House of Representatives. It will now be sent to the Senate for their consideration.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4145 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of three bills along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4147 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4146 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge – Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009]. Together, the bills create three private health insurance tiers in order to:
  • * reduce the amount of [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] threshold;[2]
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill needs to pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the proposed reduction of the rebate in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/WNRT6/upload_binary/wnrt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (419 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009.
  • * [3] Read more about the proposed increase in the rate of Medicare levy surcharge the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/9PRT6/upload_binary/9prt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (339 KB) for Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/BPRT6/upload_binary/bprt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (346 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009.
  • * reduce the amount of [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] threshold;(Read more about the proposed reduction of the rebate in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/WNRT6/upload_binary/wnrt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (419 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009. )
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.(Read more about the proposed increase in the rate of Medicare levy surcharge the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/9PRT6/upload_binary/9prt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (339 KB) for Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/BPRT6/upload_binary/bprt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (346 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009.)
representatives vote 2009-06-02#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-11 17:19:29

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2009-06-02.98.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it is now passed in the House of Representatives. It will now be sent to the Senate for their consideration.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4145 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of three bills along with the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009. Together, the bills create three private health insurance tiers in order to:
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4145 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of three bills along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4147 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4146 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009]. Together, the bills create three private health insurance tiers in order to:
  • * reduce the amount of [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] threshold;[2]
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill needs to pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the proposed reduction of the rebate in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/WNRT6/upload_binary/wnrt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (419 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009.
  • * [3] Read more about the proposed increase in the rate of Medicare levy surcharge the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/9PRT6/upload_binary/9prt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (339 KB) for Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/BPRT6/upload_binary/bprt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (346 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009.
representatives vote 2009-06-02#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-11 17:17:29

Title

  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009; Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009; Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge — Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009 — Third Reading
  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009 - Third Reading - Read a third time

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  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2009-06-02.98.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and that it is now passed in the House of Representatives. It will now be sent to the Senate for their consideration.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4145 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of three bills along with the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009. Together, the bills create three private health insurance tiers in order to:
  • * reduce the amount of [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] threshold;[2]
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill needs to pass through before becoming law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the proposed reduction of the rebate in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/WNRT6/upload_binary/wnrt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (419 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009.
  • * [3] Read more about the proposed increase in the rate of Medicare levy surcharge the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/9PRT6/upload_binary/9prt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (339 KB) for Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/BPRT6/upload_binary/bprt60.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (346 KB) for the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009.