Bills and votes

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Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill (updated Wednesday 22 December 2021)

In progress The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to achieve a rapid reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from light vehicles imported into New Zealan…

Statutes Amendment Bill (updated Wednesday 22 December 2021)

In progress This bill consists entirely of amendments to Acts and is therefore an omnibus bill that may be introduced by virtue of Standing Order 266(1)(f).

Security Information in Proceedings Legislation Bill (updated Tuesday 21 December 2021)

In progress This bill amends several pieces of legislation and provides an overarching and coherent framework for dealing with security information in court proc…

Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Claims Settlement Bill (updated Tuesday 21 December 2021)

In progress This bill gives effect to certain provisions of the deed of settlement, which was signed on 27 February 2021, that settles historical claims of Ngāti…

Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (updated Monday 20 December 2021)

Enacted This bill amends the Resource Management Act 1991 to rapidly accelerate the supply of housing where the demand for housing is high. This will help t…

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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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