Bills and votes

Recently updated bills

Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill (updated Wednesday 20 October 2021)

In progress This bill establishes a legal framework for the provision of secure and trusted digital identity services for individuals and organisations.

Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill (updated Wednesday 20 October 2021)

In progress This bill provides for a new structure and new accountability arrangements for the publicly-funded health system, in order to protect, promote, and i…

Commerce Amendment Bill (updated Wednesday 20 October 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Commerce Act 1986 to strengthen the prohibition against misuse of market power and make other changes to improve the functioning…

Education and Training Amendment Bill (updated Wednesday 20 October 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 to clarify safety checking processes for children’s workers and school employees, extend the ban…

Education and Training (Teaching Council Fees, Levies, and Costs) Amendment Bill (updated Wednesday 20 October 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 to enable the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand to fix fees so that it can recover costs …

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Bills decided by personal (conscience) votes

The progression of these bills through Parliament has been determined by personal voting. This means that Members of Parliament have individually voted on a bill, rather than allowing their parties to vote on their behalf.

Because of this individual choice, personal votes are often known as "conscience votes". WhereTheyStand displays these bills prominently because personal votes are usually on contentious issues.

Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill

In progress This Member’s bill provides a regulation-making power to set up safe areas around specific abortion facilities on a case-by-case basis.

Abortion Legislation Bill

Enacted This omnibus bill amends the law to decriminalise abortion, better align the regulation of abortion services with other health services, and modernis…

End of Life Choice Bill

Enacted This bill gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Renewal of Licences) Amendment Bill (No 2)

In progress This bill provides that where a local alcohol policy is in place under the provisions of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 any renewal of a lic…

Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

Defeated The purpose of this bill is to make it legal for New Zealanders who are suffering from terminal illness or any debilitating condition to use cannabis…

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Votes

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