Bills and votes

Recently updated bills

Maniapoto Claims Settlement Bill (updated Friday 03 December 2021)

In progress This bill gives effect to certain matters contained in the Deed of Settlement signed on 11 November 2021 between the Crown and Maniapoto. The Deed wi…

Unit Titles (Strengthening Body Corporate Governance and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (updated Friday 03 December 2021)

In progress This bill is a response to a recent examination of the Unit Titles Act 2010 and includes amendments to improve the information disclosure regime to p…

Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 02 December 2021)

In progress 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…

Māori Purposes Bill (updated Thursday 02 December 2021)

In progress This bill makes technical and non-controversial amendments to Māori development legislation, in order to contribute to Māori wellbeing and developmen…

Biosecurity (Information for Incoming Passengers) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 02 December 2021)

In progress This Member’s bill amends the Biosecurity Act 1993 to require that all craft coming to New Zealand are required to provide biosecurity information to…

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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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