Bills and votes

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Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) (Overseas Travel Reporting) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 04 August 2022)

In progress This Bill amends the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Register) Act 2016 to require registered child sex offenders to provide a…

Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Bill (updated Thursday 04 August 2022)

In progress The single broad policy implemented by the amendments in this omnibus bill is to improve public safety by preventing people whose behaviour and actio…

Overseas Investment (Forestry) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 04 August 2022)

In progress This bill aims to ensure that overseas investments that result in the conversion of farm land or other land to forestry benefits New Zealand, and tha…

Family Court (Family Court Associates) Legislation Bill (updated Thursday 04 August 2022)

In progress This omnibus bill is intended to improve outcomes for people participating in Family Court proceedings, particularly children, by creating a new role…

Electoral Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 04 August 2022)

In progress This bill will amend New Zealand's electoral legislation to increase transparency around political donations, extend the ability of New Zealanders ov…

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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

Enacted 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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