Bills and votes

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Land Transport (Drug Driving) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 17 June 2021)

In progress This bill proposes that drivers who fail two consecutive oral fluid tests would incur an infringement penalty, aligned to the drink driving infringem…

Intelligence and Security (Review) Amendment Bill (updated Friday 11 June 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 to bring forward the commencement date for a review of the intelligence and security agencies…

Gas (Information Disclosure and Penalties) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 10 June 2021)

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

Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 10 June 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 to ensure that certain financial institutions and their intermediaries comply with a principl…

Health (National Cervical Screening Programme) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 10 June 2021)

In progress This bill amends Part 4A of the Health Act 1956 to enable health professionals and screening support services staff to directly access information fr…

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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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