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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Legal Services Amendment Bill

This bill improves access to legal aid assistance for people with low incomes by repealing provisio…

In progress 28 November 2023 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Secondary Legislation Confirmation Bill

The purpose of this bill is to prevent the revocation of certain instruments that, by virtue of the…

In progress 02 December 2022 Chris Hipkins Labour
Climate Change Response (Late Payment Penalties and Industrial Allocation) Amendment Bill

This bill amends provisions in the Climate Change Response Act 2022 relating to the New Zealand Emi…

In progress 02 December 2022 James Shaw Green
Electoral Amendment Bill

This bill will amend New Zealand's electoral legislation to increase transparency around political …

In progress 01 December 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Statutes Amendment Bill

This bill consists entirely of amendments to Acts and is therefore an omnibus bill that may be intr…

Enacted 30 November 2022 Aupito William Sio Labour
Therapeutic Products Bill

This bill is intended to replace the Medicines Act 1981 and the Dietary Supplements Regulations 198…

In progress 30 November 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Remuneration Authority Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill amends the Remuneration Authority Act 1977 and six other Acts to transfer respons…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Aupito William Sio Labour
Māori Purposes Bill

This bill makes technical and non-controversial amendments to Māori development legislation, in ord…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Willie Jackson Labour
Security Information in Proceedings Legislation Bill

This bill amends several pieces of legislation and provides an overarching and coherent framework f…

Divided 29 November 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Companies (Levies) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Companies Act 1993 to create a new regulation-making power that will enable re…

Enacted 29 November 2022 David Clark Labour
Dairy Industry Restructuring (Fonterra Capital Restructuring) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 to enable Fonterra to implement a new ca…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Damien O'Connor Labour
Climate Change Response (Extension of Penalty Transition for Forestry Activities with Low Volume Emissions Liabilities) Amendment Bill

This bill will extend the transition period provided for New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme parti…

Enacted 29 November 2022 James Shaw Green
Arms (Licence Holders' Applications for New Licences) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Arms Act 1983 to address concerns raised by the firearms community about delay…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Chris Hipkins Labour
Security Information in Proceedings Bill

Enacted 29 November 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Security Information in Proceedings (Repeals and Amendments) Bill

Enacted 29 November 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Social Security (Accommodation Supplement) Amendment Bill

This bill clarifies eligibility for, and the rate of, an accommodation supplement for a community s…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Residential Tenancies (Healthy Homes Standards) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 to extend the final compliance date for the hea…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill amends the Land Transport Act 1998 to support the Clean Vehicle Standard, which is a cent…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Michael Wood Labour
COVID-19 Public Health Response (Extension of Act and Reduction of Powers) Amendment Bill

This bill would enable the ongoing management of COVID-19 by continuing the legislative powers need…

Enacted 29 November 2022 Ayesha Verrall Labour
Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Bill

This bill significantly limits the number of retailers able to sell smoked tobacco products; aims t…

In progress 28 November 2022 Ayesha Verrall Labour
Fuel Industry Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Fuel Industry Act 2020 to provide a threat of price regulation, subject to a r…

In progress 28 November 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Grocery Industry Competition Bill

This bill seeks to improve competition and efficiency in the grocery industry for the long-term ben…

In progress 28 November 2022 David Clark Labour
Crown Minerals Amendment Bill

This bill seeks to clarify the role of the Crown Minerals Act 1991 as an allocation and management …

In progress 28 November 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Health and Safety at Work (Health and Safety Representatives and Committees) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to enhance worker access to formal worker engagement, participation, and representat…

In progress 25 November 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Accident Compensation (Access Reporting and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill requires the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to report annually on how Māori and …

In progress 25 November 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Foreign Affairs (Consular Loans) Amendment Bill

This bill provides express statutory authority for the Minister of Foreign Affairs to continue to i…

In progress 24 November 2022 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Natural and Built Environment Bill

This bill repeals and replaces the Resource Management Act 1991, working in tandem with the Spatial…

In progress 23 November 2022 David Parker Labour
Spatial Planning Bill

This bill provides for the development and implementation of long-term, strategic spatial planning …

In progress 23 November 2022 David Parker Labour
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa Tāmaki nui-a-Rua Claims Settlement Bill

This bill gives effect to the deed of settlement signed on 29 October 2021 in which the Crown and N…

In progress 22 November 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Water Services Entities Bill

This bill establishes four publicly owned water services entities that will provide safe, reliable,…

In progress 22 November 2022 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Organic Products and Production Bill

This objectives of this bill are to increase consumer confidence in purchasing organic products, in…

In progress 22 November 2022 Damien O'Connor Labour
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Bill

This bill seeks to provide clarity and certainty for local authorities on provisions of the Local G…

In progress 22 November 2022 Kieran McAnulty Labour
Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Exemption for Race Meetings) Amendment Bill

This bill provides an exemption from section 235 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 for rac…

In progress 21 November 2022 Ian McKelvie National
Hawke's Bay Agricultural and Pastoral Society Empowering Bill

This bill empowers the Hawke's Bay Agricultural and Pastoral Society to sell its interests in Tomoa…

In progress 21 November 2022 Meka Whaitiri Labour
New Plymouth District Council (Perpetual Investment Fund) Bill

The bill requires the New Plymouth District Council to use its Perpetual Investment Fund for purpos…

In progress 21 November 2022 Glen Bennett Labour
Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Bill

This bill would allow people to transfer between the Māori and general electoral rolls at nearly an…

Enacted 18 November 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Plant Variety Rights Bill

This bill replaces the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987, modernising the regime and implementing the C…

Enacted 18 November 2022 David Clark Labour
Inspector-General of Defence Bill

This bill establishes the offices of Inspector-General of Defence and Deputy Inspector-General of D…

In progress 17 November 2022 Peeni Henare Labour
Sustainable Biofuel Obligation Bill

The bill introduces an obligation for any person or company that imports or refines more than 50,00…

In progress 17 November 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 by partially repealing the subsequent-child provision…

In progress 16 November 2022 Kelvin Davis Labour
Civil Aviation Bill

This bill repeals and replaces the Civil Aviation Act 1990 and the Airport Authorities Act 1966 wit…

In progress 15 November 2022 Kieran McAnulty Labour
Te Rohe o Rongokako Joint Redress Bill

This bill will give effect to specific cultural redress shared between Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitan…

In progress 15 November 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Natural Hazards Insurance Bill

This bill replaces the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 and changes the name of the Earthquake Commi…

In progress 15 November 2022 David Clark Labour
United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement Legislation Bill

The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to amend New Zealand law as part of implementing th…

Divided 15 November 2022 Damien O'Connor Labour
Apple Transitional Export Quota Bill

Enacted 15 November 2022 Damien O'Connor Labour
Companies (Directors Duties) Amendment Bill

This bill makes clear that a company director, in acting as the mind and will of the company, can t…

In progress 10 November 2022 Duncan Webb Labour
Customs and Excise (Arrival Information) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Customs and Excise Act 2018 to provide for clearer arrival information obligat…

In progress 10 November 2022 Meka Whaitiri Labour
Fair Trading (Gift Card Expiry) Amendment Bill

This bill seeks to prohibit the sale of gift cards with an expiry date of less than three years aft…

In progress 10 November 2022 Melissa Lee National
Employment Relations (Extended Time for Personal Grievance for Sexual Harassment) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to extend the time available to raise a personal grievance that involve…

In progress 09 November 2022 Deborah Russell Labour
Electoral (Right to Switch Rolls Freely) Amendment Bill

This bill would amend the Electoral Act 1993 to enable Māori voters to switch between the Māori and…

Defeated 09 November 2022 Rawiri Waititi Māori
Crimes (Child Exploitation Offences) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Crimes Act 1961 to provide for new offences relating to persons 18 years or ol…

In progress 09 November 2022 Ginny Andersen Labour
Business Payment Practices Bill

This bill would introduce a regime that aims to bring transparency to business-to-business payment …

In progress 08 November 2022 Stuart Nash Labour
Thomas Cawthron Trust Amendment Bill

The objects of this Private Bill are to articulate the objects of the Cawthron Institute Trust Boar…

In progress 08 November 2022 Rachel Boyack Labour
Fair Pay Agreements Bill

This bill would provide a framework for collective bargaining for fair pay agreements across entire…

Enacted 02 November 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Fisheries Amendment Bill

This bill will amend the Fisheries Act 1996. It will require several consequential amendments to th…

Enacted 31 October 2022 David Parker Labour
Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Hazardous Substances Assessments) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 to improve the assessment and …

Enacted 31 October 2022 David Parker Labour
Counter-Terrorism Acts (Designations and Control Orders) Amendment Bill

This bill seeks to clarify and strengthen New Zealand's counter-terrorism legislation to better pre…

In progress 27 October 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Ngāti Tara Tokanui Claims Settlement Bill

This settlement bill will record in English and te reo Māori the acknowledgements and apology given…

In progress 25 October 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Plain Language Bill

This bill promotes the use of plain English in official documents and websites.

Enacted 21 October 2022 Rachel Boyack Labour
Biosecurity (Information for Incoming Passengers) Amendment Bill

This Member’s bill amends the Biosecurity Act 1993 to require that all craft coming to New Zealand …

Enacted 21 October 2022 Steph Lewis Labour
Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill

The purpose of this omnibus bill is to improve compliance and enforcement legislation to deter empl…

In progress 19 October 2022 Priyanca Radhakrishnan Labour
Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Renewal of Licences) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill provides that where a local alcohol policy is in place under the provisions of the Sale a…

Withdrawn 17 October 2022 Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki Labour
Animal Welfare Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Animal Welfare Act 1999 to ban the export of livestock by sea.

Enacted 30 September 2022 Damien O'Connor Labour
Accident Compensation (Maternal Birth Injury and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

The main objectives of this bill are to provide more equitable coverage for injuries covered by the…

Enacted 30 September 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Screen Industry Workers Bill

This bill introduces a workplace relations framework that will provide clarity about the employment…

Enacted 30 September 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 (the Principal Act) to enable the High C…

In progress 29 September 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Criminal Activity Intervention Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill provides measures to address the harm caused by criminal activity, including that…

In progress 29 September 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Charities Amendment Bill

The objective of this bill is to make practical changes to support charities to continue their vita…

In progress 29 September 2022 Priyanca Radhakrishnan Labour
Deposit Takers Bill

The provisions in the bill are intended to help protect society from the damage to New Zealand's fi…

In progress 29 September 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Levy) Amendment Bill

The policy objectives of this bill are to ensure that the insurance-based levy framework for Fire a…

In progress 28 September 2022 Jan Tinetti Labour
Maniapoto Claims Settlement Bill

This bill gives effect to certain matters contained in the Deed of Settlement signed on 11 November…

Enacted 27 September 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Increased Penalties for Breach of Biosecurity Bill

The purpose of this bill is to better protect our border by deterring offenders from bringing in il…

In progress 22 September 2022 Jacqui Dean National
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2022-23, Platform Economy, and Remedial Matters) Bill (No 2)

Policy proposals in this omnibus bill fall into three categories; the first category is to set the …

In progress 22 September 2022 David Parker Labour
Employment Relations (Restraint of Trade) Amendment Bill

This bill will prohibit the use of restraints of trade in employment agreements for lower and middl…

In progress 22 September 2022 Helen White Labour
Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Cellar Door Tasting) Amendment Bill

This bill allows winery cellar doors to charge visitors for the samples of their own wine and adds …

In progress 22 September 2022 Stuart Smith National
Oranga Tamariki (Repeal of Section 7AA) Amendment Bill

The aim of this bill is to ensure that the well-being of children and young people is the paramount…

In progress 22 September 2022 Karen Chhour ACT
Appropriation (2022/23 Estimates) Bill

This bill seeks parliamentary authorisation of the individual appropriations contained in the Estim…

Enacted 21 September 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
Electoral (Strengthening Democracy) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to reform and strengthen New Zealand’s democracy in line wi…

Defeated 21 September 2022 Golriz Ghahraman Green
Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day Bill

The purpose of this bill is to provide for a one-off day of commemoration on Monday 26 September 20…

Enacted 21 September 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Imprest Supply (Second for 2022/23) Bill

The bill ensures that the Government has sufficient supply to implement Cabinet decisions made or o…

Enacted 21 September 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
Overseas Investment (Exempt Investment from OECD Countries) Amendment Bill

This bill will exempt investors from countries within the OECD from the need to receive Overseas In…

Defeated 21 September 2022 Damien Smith ACT
Palmerston North Reserves Empowering Amendment Bill

The Palmerston North City Council holds certain land, which cannot be sold under the Palmerston Nor…

Enacted 06 September 2022 Tangi Utikere Labour
Protection of Journalists’ Sources Bill

This bill amends the definition of journalist in the Evidence Act 2006 so that it explicitly includ…

Withdrawn 02 September 2022 Ingrid Leary Labour
Electricity Industry Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to ensure that the Act, which governs the Electricity Authority and the…

Enacted 01 September 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Self-contained Motor Vehicles Legislation Bill

The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to improve the management of vehicle-based freedom …

In progress 01 September 2022 Stuart Nash Labour
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2022-23, Platform Economy, and Remedial Matters) Bill

Policy proposals in this omnibus bill fall into three categories; the first category is to set the …

Withdrawn 01 September 2022 David Parker Labour
Coroners Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Coroners Act 2006 to facilitate better access to justice for families and whān…

In progress 31 August 2022 Aupito William Sio Labour
Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System and Children and Young People's Commission Bill

This bill provides for independent monitoring and complaints oversight for Oranga Tamariki, and gre…

Divided 30 August 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
New Zealand Bill of Rights (Declarations of Inconsistency) Amendment Bill

This bill helps provide a mechanism for the Executive and the House of Representatives to consider,…

Enacted 30 August 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System Bill

Enacted 30 August 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Children and Young People's Commission Bill

Enacted 30 August 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Construction Contracts (Retention Money) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Construction Contracts Act 2002 to strengthen and clarify the retention money …

In progress 23 August 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Bill

The policy implemented by this omnibus bill is the repeal of the elements of the Sentencing and Par…

Enacted 16 August 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Bill

The single broad policy implemented by the amendments in this omnibus bill is to improve public saf…

Enacted 16 August 2022 Chris Hipkins Labour
Overseas Investment (Forestry) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to ensure that overseas investments that result in the conversion of farm land or ot…

Enacted 16 August 2022 David Parker Labour
Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill

This bill establishes a new legislative framework that addresses systemic accessibility barriers th…

In progress 15 August 2022 Poto Williams Labour
Crown Minerals (Prohibition of Mining) Amendment Bill

The bill amends the Crown Minerals Act 1991 to prohibit the Minister of Energy or their delegate gr…

In progress 11 August 2022 Eugenie Sage Green
Data and Statistics Bill

This bill repeals the Statistics Act 1975 and is informed by a review of statistics legislation and…

Enacted 09 August 2022 David Clark Labour
Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill

This bill would reinstate direct Ngāi Tahu representation on the Canterbury Regional Council.

Enacted 09 August 2022 Rino Tirikatene Labour
Customs and Excise (Child Sex Offender Register Information Sharing) Amendment Bill

The purpose of the bill is to protect vulnerable children and young people from harm.

Withdrawn 08 August 2022 Erica Stanford National