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representatives vote 2019-11-27#19

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on 2020-01-03 15:05:05

Title

  • Bills — National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) Bill 2019; Second Reading
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) Bill 2019 - Second Reading - Disagree with bill's main idea

Description

  • <p class='motion-notice motion-notice-truncated'>Long debate text truncated.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [amendment](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/debates/?id=2019-11-27.157.1) to the usual [second reading motion](https://www.peo.gov.au/understand-our-parliament/how-parliament-works/bills-and-laws/making-a-law-in-the-australian-parliament/), which is that the bill be read for a second time. Reading a bill for a second time is the same as agreeing with its main idea.
  • ### Main idea of the bill
  • According to the [bills digest](https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1920a/20bd026), this bill was introduced in order to:
  • > * *introduce new requirements for appointments to the Board of the National Disability Insurance Agency (the Agency) and the Independent Advisory Council*
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  • > * *establish a 28 day requirement for consultation with host jurisdictions for certain matters and*
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  • > * *re-categorise some of the National Disability Insurance Scheme rules (NDIS rules) from Category A and Category C to Category D.*
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:*
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  • > *"the House:*
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  • > *(1) declines to give the bill a second reading; and*
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  • > *(2) calls on the Government to introduce legislation to provide that, after a mandated period of time, decisions under the scheme are deemed to be approved, including but not limited to decisions concerned with:*
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  • >> *(a) planning, plan reviews, amendments, and appeals of planning decisions;*
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  • >> *(b) provision of services under the scheme including assistive technology, home modifications, and care; and*
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  • >> *(c) settlement of invoices owed to service providers."*