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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Building Act 2004, by contributing to a programme of reforms to the building r…

In progress 02 March 2021 Poto Williams Labour
Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Local Electoral Act 2001 to align the treatment of Māori wards and constituenc…

Enacted 02 March 2021 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Gas (Information Disclosure and Penalties) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Gas Act 1992 to provide for enhanced information disclosure requirements for t…

In progress 01 March 2021 Megan Woods Labour
Organic Products Bill

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

In progress 01 March 2021 Damien O'Connor Labour
Sexual Violence Legislation Bill

This bill amends the Evidence Act 2006, Victims’ Rights Act 2002, and Criminal Procedure Act 2011 t…

In progress 25 February 2021 Kris Faafoi Labour
Regulatory Systems (Transport) Amendment Bill

The objective of this omnibus bill is to maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of the regulator…

In progress 25 February 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Moriori Claims Settlement Bill

This bill gives effect to certain matters contained in the deed of settlement signed on 14 February…

In progress 25 February 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Food (Continuation of Dietary Supplements Regulations) Amendment Bill

This bill extends the expiry date of the Dietary Supplements Regulations 1985 by 5 years, from 1 Ma…

Enacted 23 February 2021 Damien O'Connor Labour
Secondary Legislation Bill

This bill seeks to improve and support the law relating to the making of secondary legislation by a…

In progress 18 February 2021 David Parker Labour
Taxation (COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payments and Other Matters) Bill

The amendments proposed by this bill in relation to the COVID-19 resurgence support payments scheme…

Enacted 18 February 2021 David Parker Labour
Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill

This bill updates the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 to allow for urgent p…

In progress 12 February 2021 Jan Tinetti Labour
Climate Change Response (Auction Price) Amendment Bill

This bill enables a confidential reserve price to be set for auctions in the New Zealand Emissions …

In progress 11 February 2021 James Shaw Green
Girl Guides Association (New Zealand Branch) Incorporation Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to confirm the powers of the Girl Guides Association of New Zealand Inc…

In progress 09 February 2021 Duncan Webb Labour
Social Security (Financial Assistance for Caregivers) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Social Security Act 2018 in order to implement two initiatives that improve fi…

In progress 16 December 2020 Kelvin Davis Labour
Water Services Bill

This omnibus bill will implement the Government's decision to comprehensively reform the drinking w…

In progress 14 December 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Amendment Bill

The objective of this bill is to improve the allocation and transfer process provided in the Maori …

In progress 14 December 2020 David Parker Labour
Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Bill (No 5)

This bill's purpose is to prevent the revocation of certain subordinate legislation that by virtue …

Enacted 11 December 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Family Court (Supporting Children in Court) Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill amends the Care of Children Act 2004 and the Family Dispute Resolution Act 2013 t…

In progress 10 December 2020 Kris Faafoi Labour
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bill

This bill provides for the objectives and functions of the Reserve Bank and its governance, account…

In progress 09 December 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill

The main purpose of this bill is to increase the availability of employer-funded sick leave for emp…

In progress 09 December 2020 Michael Wood Labour
COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to amend the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 to ensure the Act…

Enacted 08 December 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill amends the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013 to t…

Enacted 08 December 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Taxation (Income Tax Rate and Other Amendments) Bill

This bill introduces amendments to the Income Tax Act 2007 and the Tax Administration Act 1994 to i…

Enacted 08 December 2020 David Parker Labour
Thames–Coromandel District Council and Hauraki District Council Mangrove Management Bill

This bill empowers the Thames–Coromandel District Council and Hauraki District Council to prepare a…

Withdrawn 26 November 2020 Scott Simpson National
Autonomous Sanctions Bill

This bill establishes a framework for the implementation of autonomous sanctions by New Zealand.

Lapsed 06 September 2020 Winston Peters NZ First
Fuel Industry Bill

This bill introduces changes to wholesale market arrangements in the fuel sector to improve transpa…

Enacted 11 August 2020 Megan Woods Labour
Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 to bring the provisions of the Act up to date…

Enacted 11 August 2020 Jenny Salesa Labour
Land Transport (Drug Driving) Amendment Bill

This bill proposes that drivers who fail two consecutive oral fluid tests would incur an infringeme…

In progress 11 August 2020 Michael Wood Labour
New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill

The objective of this bill is to repeal Part 4A of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act…

Enacted 11 August 2020 Jenny Salesa Labour
Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

This bill makes a range of changes to make the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 fit for modern rentin…

Enacted 11 August 2020 Kris Faafoi Labour
Ahuriri Hapū Claims Settlement Bill

This settlement bill records the acknowledgements and apology given by the Crown to Ahuriri Hapū in…

In progress 10 August 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 to ensure that certain financial institutio…

In progress 07 August 2020 David Clark Labour
Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill

This bill establishes a registration system for log traders and forestry advisers that strengthens …

Enacted 06 August 2020 Shane Jones NZ First
Rates Rebate (Statutory Declarations) Amendment Bill

The objectives of this bill are to make it easier for eligible applicants to apply for a rates reba…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Land Transport (NZTA) Legislation Amendment Bill

This is an omnibus Bill amending the Land Transport Management Act 2003, the Land Transport Act 199…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Phil Twyford Labour
Te Ture Whenua Maori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill

This omnibus bill includes a suite of amendments to Te Ture Whenua Maori Act designed to: enhance t…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Public Service Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill, which repeals the State Sector Act 1988 and makes a small number of related amen…

Divided 06 August 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
International Crimes and International Criminal Court Amendment Bill

This bill amends the International Crimes and International Criminal Court Act 2000 to incorporate …

Enacted 06 August 2020 Winston Peters NZ First
Urban Development Bill

This omnibus bill provides for functions, powers, rights, and duties of the Crown entity Kāinga Ora…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Phil Twyford Labour
Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Commercial Video on-Demand) Amendment Bill

The objective of this bill is to reduce the potential for harm to consumers from viewing inappropri…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Tracey Martin NZ First
Taumata Arowai—the Water Services Regulator Bill

This bill establishes Taumata Arowai—the Water Services Regulator as a new Crown agent and provides…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Infrastructure Funding and Financing Bill

This omnibus bill aims to provide a funding and financing model to support the provision of infrast…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Phil Twyford Labour
Equal Pay Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to improve the process for raising and progressing pay equity claims, a…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Appropriation (2020/21 Estimates) Bill

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

Enacted 06 August 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Veterans' Support Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill proposes to implement recommendations made by the Paterson Report. It focuses on improvin…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Ron Mark NZ First
Electoral (Integrity Repeal) Amendment Bill

This bill reverses the changes made to the Electoral Act 1993 by the Electoral (Integrity) Amendmen…

In progress 06 August 2020 Nick Smith National
Public Service Bill

Enacted 06 August 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Public Finance Amendment Bill

Enacted 06 August 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill

This bill aims to support a public health response to COVID-19 by enabling the Government to recoup…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Megan Woods Labour
COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Bill (No 2)

This omnibus bill has a single broad policy to make amendments relating to administrative matters, …

Enacted 06 August 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Imprest Supply (Second for 2020/21) Bill

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

Enacted 06 August 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill (No 3)

This bill amends the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 to remove some regulatory requirements t…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Damien O'Connor Labour
Screen Industry Workers Bill

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

In progress 06 August 2020 Michael Wood Labour
Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Crimes Act 1961 to update the definition of female genital mutilation (FGM) to…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Jenny Marcroft NZ First
Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Bill

This bill gives effect to elements of the agreement in respect of vocational and disability support…

Enacted 06 August 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Financial Market Infrastructures Bill

This bill establishes a new regulatory regime for financial market infrastructures (FMI), and also …

In progress 04 August 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Education and Training Bill

This bill establishes and regulates an education system to provide New Zealanders with lifelong lea…

Enacted 03 August 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Bill

The intentions of this bill are to support the development of, and provision of housing on Māori la…

In progress 03 August 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Oranga Tamariki (Youth Justice Demerit Points) Amendment Bill

This bill introduces structured interventions intended to improve behaviours and increase accountab…

In progress 31 July 2020 Mark Mitchell National
District Court (Protection of Judgment Debtors with Disabilities) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the District Court Act 2016 to prohibit the seizure of goods of a judgment debtor …

In progress 30 July 2020 Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki Labour
Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

This omnibus bill amends the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 and the Land Act 1948, with a single broa…

In progress 30 July 2020 Damien O'Connor Labour
Adverse Weather-affected Timber Recovery on Conservation Lands Bill

This Member's bill seeks to allow the Director-General of Conservation to grant access for removal …

In progress 30 July 2020 Maureen Pugh National
Accident Compensation (Notice of Decisions) Amendment Bill

This Member's bill amends the Accident Compensation Act 2001 to broaden the range of circumstances …

In progress 30 July 2020 Chris Penk National
Arms (Firearms Prohibition Orders) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill provides new powers for Police to make sure the most dangerous gang members don't have fi…

In progress 30 July 2020 Brett Hudson National
Local Government (Customer Focus) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Local Government Act 2002 to require that local authorities promote a customer…

Defeated 29 July 2020 Jacqui Dean National
Harmful Digital Communications (Unauthorised Posting of Intimate Visual Recording) Amendment Bill

This bill makes it an offence for a person to post a digital communication comprising intimate visu…

In progress 29 July 2020 Louisa Wall Labour
Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill makes it clear that the unplanned end of a pregnancy by miscarriage or still-birth consti…

In progress 29 July 2020 Ginny Andersen Labour
Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This Member’s bill amends the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 by providing a medicinal cannabis scheme tha…

In progress 28 July 2020 Shane Reti National
Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill

This Member’s bill provides a regulation-making power to set up safe areas around specific abortion…

In progress 28 July 2020 Louisa Wall Labour
Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill

This Member’s bill amends the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 to allow a lawyer who is an employe…

In progress 28 July 2020 Chris Bishop National
Corrections (School Notification of Sex Offenders) Amendment Bill

This Member’s bill seeks to ensure that when a sex offender is placed in a community, the principal…

In progress 28 July 2020 Matt Doocey National
Companies (Limited Partnerships Identical Names Prohibition) Amendment Bill

This Member’s bill rectifies an anomaly between the Companies Act 1993 and the Limited Partnerships…

In progress 28 July 2020 Chris Penk National
New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension Legislation Amendment Bill

This omnibus bill deals with social assistance for older people. The single broad policy is to mode…

Enacted 24 July 2020 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute Vesting Bill

This bill provides for the assets and liabilities of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institut…

Enacted 24 July 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Child Support Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Child Support Act 1991 by simplifying penalty rules, introducing payment of fi…

In progress 23 July 2020 David Parker Labour
Insurance (Prompt Settlement of Claims for Uninhabitable Residential Property) Bill

The purpose of this bill is to facilitate the swift resolution of uninhabitable property claims lod…

In progress 22 July 2020 Stuart Smith National
Ngāti Hinerangi Claims Settlement Bill

This bill gives effect to certain matters contained in the deed of settlement signed on 4 May 2019 …

In progress 21 July 2020 Andrew Little Labour
COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill

The bill is intended to urgently promote employment growth to support New Zealand's recovery from C…

Enacted 09 July 2020 David Parker Labour
New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income (Fair Residency) Amendment Bill

This bill raises the minimum residency qualification for New Zealand Superannuation from 10 years t…

In progress 08 July 2020 Andrew Bayly National
Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to remove from the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Act 2008 the req…

Enacted 06 July 2020 Parmjeet Parmar National
Education (Strengthening Second Language Learning in Primary and Intermediate Schools) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to strengthen primary and intermediate schools’, including Communities of Learning, …

In progress 02 July 2020 Paul Goldsmith National
Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to remedy inconsistencies in its provisions about enrolment…

Enacted 02 July 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

This bill replaces the Protected Disclosures Act 2000. This bill clarifies the definition of serio…

In progress 02 July 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Unit Titles (Strengthening Body Corporate Governance and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill is a response to a recent examination of the Unit Titles Act 2010 and includes amendments…

In progress 02 July 2020 Nicola Willis National
Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Bill

This bill changes the formal finding of the court to provide victims with the acknowledgment that t…

In progress 02 July 2020 Louise Upston National
Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill

This bill introduces new protections for first responders, who are defined as staff from the police…

In progress 01 July 2020 Mark Mitchell National
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020-21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill

This taxation omnibus bill sets the annual rates of income tax for the 2020-21 tax year, and has a …

In progress 01 July 2020 David Parker Labour
Public Finance (Wellbeing) Amendment Bill

This bill introduces new requirements for the Government to report annually on its wellbeing object…

Enacted 30 June 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Resource Management Amendment Bill

The objectives of this bill are to reduce complexity, increase certainty, restore public participat…

Enacted 30 June 2020 David Parker Labour
Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill

The objective of this bill is to establish a Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission that will contr…

Enacted 30 June 2020 David Clark Labour
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC 2021) Bill

The policy objectives of this bill are to support safe and secure Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation…

Withdrawn 30 June 2020 Winston Peters NZ First
Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Bill

This is an omnibus bill amending the Land Transport Management Act 2003 and the Land Transport Act …

Enacted 30 June 2020 Phil Twyford Labour
Racing Industry Bill

This bill finalises the post-transition governance structure of the racing industry, creates a legi…

Enacted 30 June 2020 Winston Peters NZ First
Privacy Bill

This bill repeals and replaces the Privacy Act 1993, as recommended by the Law Commission's 2011 re…

Enacted 30 June 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Greater Christchurch Regeneration Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 by repealing specific provisions ea…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Megan Woods Labour
Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to enfranchise people who are serving a sentence of impriso…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Appropriation (2019/20 Supplementary Estimates) Bill

This bill seeks parliamentary authorisation of the individual appropriations, and changes to indivi…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Imprest Supply (First for 2020/21) Bill

This bill provides the Government with the authority to incur expenses and capital expenditure in a…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Arms Legislation Bill

The amendments in this omnibus bill deal with an inter-related topic that can be regarded as implem…

Enacted 25 June 2020 Stuart Nash Labour
Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Climate Change Response Act 2002 to improve certainty for businesses, make the…

Enacted 23 June 2020 James Shaw Green