Newborn Enrolment with General Practice Bill

About this bill

This bill seeks to improve health and social results for infants and children by requiring that newborns are enrolled with a general practice and primary health organisation before the newborn is due for his or her first immunisation at 6 weeks of age.

Current status

Defeated at second reading on 25 July 2018

Member of Parliament responsible

Parmjeet Parmar

Bill type

Member's bill



All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 52
Ref 262-1
Introduced 11 May 2017
First reading 13 December 2017
Select Committee Health Committee
Public submissions due 16 February 2018
Select Committee report back 24 May 2018
Defeated 25 July 2018
Defeated at reading 2
Divided No

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