Bills and votes

Recently updated bills

Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Bill (updated Wednesday 14 July 2021)

In progress The purpose of this bill is to prevent the revocation of certain subordinate legislation that, by virtue of the Act under which it is made, is revoke…

Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Hazardous Substances Assessments) Amendment Bill (updated Wednesday 14 July 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 to improve the assessment and reassessment of hazardous substances.

Maritime Powers Bill (updated Tuesday 13 July 2021)

In progress This bill provides powers to enforcement officers to respond to a range of criminal offending in international waters including offences that take pl…

Gas (Information Disclosure and Penalties) Amendment Bill (updated Monday 12 July 2021)

Enacted This bill amends the Gas Act 1992 to provide for enhanced information disclosure about the gas market and to ensure that settings around enforcement …

Education and Training (Grants—Budget Measures) Amendment Bill (updated Monday 12 July 2021)

Enacted This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 by making it clear that the Minister can attach conditions or purposes, related to employment ma…

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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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