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senate vote 2018-09-10#7

Edited by mackay

on 2019-02-08 11:27:28

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?gid=2018-09-10.35.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Richard Di Natalie](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/victoria/richard_di_natale) (Vic), which means it succeeded.
  • This motion will change the [second reading motion](https://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html), which is "*that the bills be read for a second time*" or, in other words, "*that the majority agree with the main idea of the bills*".
  • ### Motion text
  • > *At the end of the motion, add:*
  • > *", but the Senate calls on the government, as a matter of urgency, to refer to the Productivity Commission the matter of whether the private health insurance rebate promotes the economically efficient operation of the health system."*
  • > *", but the Senate calls on the government, as a matter of urgency, to refer to the Productivity Commission the matter of whether the private health insurance rebate promotes the economically efficient operation of the health system."*
senate vote 2018-09-10#7

Edited by mackay

on 2019-02-08 11:07:19

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  • Bills — Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2018, a New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge — Fringe Benefits) Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Bill 2018, Medicare Levy Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Bill 2018; Second Reading
  • Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 and two others - Second Reading - Refer to Productivity Commission

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  • <p class="speaker">Richard Di Natale</p>
  • <p>I move the Greens amendment on sheet 8503:</p>
  • <p class="italic">At the end of the motion, add:</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?gid=2018-09-10.35.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Richard Di Natalie](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/victoria/richard_di_natale) (Vic), which means it succeeded.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *At the end of the motion, add:*
  • > *", but the Senate calls on the government, as a matter of urgency, to refer to the Productivity Commission the matter of whether the private health insurance rebate promotes the economically efficient operation of the health system."*
  • <p class="italic">", but the Senate calls on the government, as a matter of urgency, to refer to the Productivity Commission the matter of whether the private health insurance rebate promotes the economically efficient operation of the health system."</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Scott Ryan</p>
  • <p>The question is that the second reading amendment moved by Senator Di Natale be agreed to.</p>