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representatives vote 2012-02-15#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:27

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  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill. Following this vote, it was agreed without further division to read the two related bills a second time as well.(Read more about why a division does not always take place in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#division FAQ Section]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4597 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4598 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012]. These bills were introduced as a package to reduce the [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] and increase the [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] for certain taxpayers. To this end, the bills:
  • * create three private health insurance tiers with different levels of private health insurance rebate to reduce the amount of rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold;(Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd020 bills digest]. )
  • * 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 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 bills digest]. )
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.(Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd023 bills digest].)
  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill. Following this vote, it was agreed without further division to read the two related bills a second time as well.(Read more about why a division does not always take place in our [FAQ Section](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#division). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4597) was introduced along with the [Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022) and the [Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4598). These bills were introduced as a package to reduce the [private health insurance rebate](http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm) and increase the [Medicare levy surcharge](https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/) for certain taxpayers. To this end, the bills:
  • - create three private health insurance tiers with different levels of private health insurance rebate to reduce the amount of rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold;(Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012 in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd020).
  • )
  • - 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 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012 in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022).
  • )
  • - increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.(Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012 in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd023).)
representatives vote 2012-02-15#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:22

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill. Following this vote, it was agreed without further division to read the two related bills a second time as well.[2]
  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill. Following this vote, it was agreed without further division to read the two related bills a second time as well.(Read more about why a division does not always take place in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#division FAQ Section]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4597 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4598 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012]. These bills were introduced as a package to reduce the [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] and increase the [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] for certain taxpayers. To this end, the bills:
  • * create three private health insurance tiers with different levels of private health insurance rebate to reduce the amount of rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold;[3]
  • * 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;[4]
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.[5]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about why a division does not always take place in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#division FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd020 bills digest].
  • * [4] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 bills digest].
  • * [5] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd023 bills digest].
  • * create three private health insurance tiers with different levels of private health insurance rebate to reduce the amount of rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold;(Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd020 bills digest]. )
  • * 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 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 bills digest]. )
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.(Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd023 bills digest].)
representatives vote 2012-02-15#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-11 10:49:21

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill. Following this vote, it was agreed without further division to read the two related bills a second time as well.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4597 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4598 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012]. These bills were introduced as a package to reduce the [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] and increase the [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] for certain taxpayers. To this end, the bills:
  • * create three private health insurance tiers with different levels of private health insurance rebate to reduce the amount of rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold;[3]
  • * 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;[4]
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.[5]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about why a division does not always take place in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#division FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd020 bills digest].
  • * [4] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 bills digest].
  • * [5] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd023 bills digest].
representatives vote 2012-02-15#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-11 10:48:42

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  • Bills — Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2011, Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2011, Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge — Fringe Benefits) Bill 2011
  • Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2011 - Second Reading - Read a second time

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  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill. Following this vote, it was agreed without further division to read the two related bills a second time as well.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4597 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4598 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012]. These bills were introduced as a package to reduce the [http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm private health insurance rebate] and increase the [https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/Medicare-levy-surcharge/ Medicare levy surcharge] for certain taxpayers. To this end, the bills:
  • * create three private health insurance tiers with different levels of private health insurance rebate to reduce the amount of rebate eligible taxpayers with complying private health insurance are entitled to when their income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold;[3]
  • * 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;[4]
  • * increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income (including reportable fringe benefits) for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.[5]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about why a division does not always take place in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#division FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd020 bills digest].
  • * [4] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd022 bills digest].
  • * [5] Read more about the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 2012 in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd023 bills digest].