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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Bill

The purpose of this bill is to prevent the revocation of certain subordinate legislation that, by v…

In progress 14 July 2021 Chris Hipkins 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 …

In progress 14 July 2021 David Parker Labour
Maritime Powers Bill

This bill provides powers to enforcement officers to respond to a range of criminal offending in in…

In progress 13 July 2021 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Gas (Information Disclosure and Penalties) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Gas Act 1992 to provide for enhanced information disclosure about the gas mark…

Enacted 12 July 2021 Megan Woods Labour
Education and Training (Grants—Budget Measures) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 by making it clear that the Minister can attac…

Enacted 12 July 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Annual Reporting and Audit Time Frames Extensions Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill extends, for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 financial years, the time frames provided in…

Enacted 12 July 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Claims Settlement Bill

This bill gives effect to certain provisions of the deed of settlement, which was signed on 27 Febr…

In progress 08 July 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Crown Minerals (Decommissioning and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill introduces a number of provisions to mitigate the risk to the Crown and other third parti…

In progress 08 July 2021 Megan Woods Labour
Holidays (Parent-Teacher Interview Leave) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Holidays Act 2003 to allow workers with children to take leave to attend paren…

In progress 07 July 2021 None
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 06 July 2021 Damien O'Connor Labour
District Court (Protection of Judgment Debtors with Disabilities) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 05 July 2021 Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki 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 01 July 2021 Kris Faafoi 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 …

In progress 01 July 2021 None
Autonomous Sanctions Bill

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

In progress 01 July 2021 Gerry Brownlee National
Resource Management (Regional Responsibility for Certain Agricultural Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill removes the ability for certain agriculture regulations to be set from central government…

In progress 01 July 2021 None
Local Government (Pecuniary Interests Register) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to improve transparency and strengthen public trust and confidence in t…

In progress 01 July 2021 None
Freedom Camping (Infringement Offences and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill would make restrictions on freedom camping around New Zealand more consistent, and make i…

In progress 01 July 2021 Maureen Pugh National
Crimes (Robbery) Amendment Bill

This Member’s bill adds the words “or unlawful taking” to section 234 of the Crimes Act 1961 to all…

Defeated 30 June 2021 Erica Stanford National
Synthetic Urine (Prohibition on Importation, Supply and Acquisition to Pass a Workplace Drug Test) Bill

Currently some retailers are openly advertising and selling synthetic urine to cheat a drug test. T…

Defeated 30 June 2021 Matt Doocey National
Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers (Electronic Records) Amendment Bill

This Member's bill amends the Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 2004 to enable New Zealand Pol…

In progress 30 June 2021 Andrew Bayly National
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bill

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

In progress 29 June 2021 Grant Robertson 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…

Enacted 29 June 2021 Kelvin Davis Labour
Ahuriri Hapū Claims Settlement Bill

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

In progress 29 June 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Appropriation (2020/21 Supplementary Estimates) Bill

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

Enacted 25 June 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Imprest Supply (First for 2021/22) Bill

This bill will provide the sole financial authority from the start of the 2021/22 financial year un…

Enacted 25 June 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Ngāti Rangitihi Claims Settlement Bill

This bill records the acknowledgements and apology made to Ngāti Rangitihi by the Crown when the de…

In progress 23 June 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Health (National Cervical Screening Programme) Amendment Bill

This bill amends Part 4A of the Health Act 1956 to enable health professionals and screening suppor…

Passed 23 June 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Intelligence and Security (Review) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 to bring forward the commencement date for …

Passed 23 June 2021 Jacinda Ardern Labour
Fair Trading Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Fair Trading Act 1986 to introduce new protections against unfair practices by…

In progress 22 June 2021 David Clark Labour
Land Transport (Drug Driving) Amendment Bill

This bill establishes a roadside oral fluid testing regime to test for recent drug use, and propose…

In progress 17 June 2021 Michael Wood 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 10 June 2021 David Clark Labour
Construction Contracts (Retention Money) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 10 June 2021 Poto Williams Labour
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, …

Defeated 09 June 2021 Paul Goldsmith National
Electoral (Integrity Repeal) Amendment Bill

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

Defeated 09 June 2021 Nick Smith 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 09 June 2021 Louise Upston National
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 09 June 2021 Andrew Bayly National
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 re…

Enacted 08 June 2021 Poto Williams Labour
Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

This bill amends Part 2A of the Health Act 1956 by inserting a power for DHBs to make decisions and…

In progress 08 June 2021 Andrew Little 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 …

Withdrawn 04 June 2021 David Parker Labour
Maritime Transport (MARPOL Annex VI) Amendment Bill

This bill provides a power for the Minister to make marine protection rules in relation to Annex VI…

In progress 03 June 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Appropriation (2021/22 Estimates) Bill

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

In progress 02 June 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Oranga Tamariki (Youth Justice Demerit Points) Amendment Bill

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

Withdrawn 26 May 2021 Mark Mitchell National
Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No 3)

The purpose of this omnibus bill is to ensure that risks posed by foreign investment can be managed…

Enacted 25 May 2021 David Parker 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…

Enacted 25 May 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Medicines Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Medicines Act 1981 to clarify the appropriate use of provisional consents to s…

Enacted 25 May 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Taxation (Budget 2021 and Remedial Measures) Bill

This bill increases the Minimum Family Tax Credit threshold from 1 July 2021 as a consequence of i…

Enacted 25 May 2021 David Parker Labour
COVID-19 Public Health Response (Validation of Managed Isolation and Quarantine Charges) Amendment Bill

This bill validates the imposition and collection of specified charges under the COVID-19 Public He…

Enacted 25 May 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill will enable: the issue of New Zealand certificates of origin on goods for export …

In progress 20 May 2021 Phil Twyford Labour
Plant Variety Rights Bill

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

In progress 20 May 2021 David Clark Labour
Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill (No 2)

The single broad policy implemented by the amendments in this omnibus bill is to try to minimise dr…

In progress 19 May 2021 Andrew Little Labour
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 18 May 2021 Brett Hudson National
Appropriation (2019/20 Confirmation and Validation) Bill

This bill confirms the Public Finance (Transfers Between Outputs) Order 2020, which was made under …

Enacted 14 May 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill will amend the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002, the Search and Surveillance Act 20…

In progress 13 May 2021 Kris Faafoi Labour
Education and Training Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 to clarify safety checking processes for child…

In progress 12 May 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Financial Market Infrastructures Bill

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

Enacted 10 May 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

This bill extends the repeal date of the Government's temporary powers relating to visas in respons…

Enacted 10 May 2021 Kris Faafoi Labour
Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosures and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This omnibus bill will amend the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013, the Financial Reporting Act 20…

In progress 21 April 2021 David Clark Labour
Land Transport (Vehicles Responding to Electrical Emergency) Amendment Bill

This Member's bill amends the Land Transport Act to allow vehicles which are responding to electric…

In progress 15 April 2021 None
Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill

This bill introduces new protections for first responders—defined as staff from the police and emer…

Unknown / Not Current 14 April 2021 Mark Mitchell National
Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill

This bill requires the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to recommend the setting of mandat…

In progress 14 April 2021 Todd Muller National
Policing (Killing a Police Dog) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Policing Act 2008 to increase the penalty for killing a police dog, from a max…

Defeated 14 April 2021 Matt Doocey National
Ngāti Hinerangi Claims Settlement Bill

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

Enacted 12 April 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 12 April 2021 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Incorporated Societies Bill

The purpose of this bill is to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance, and acco…

In progress 08 April 2021 David Clark Labour
Income Tax (Adjustment of Taxable Income Ranges) Amendment Bill

This bill ensures the income tax brackets will be reviewed every three years to keep them in line w…

In progress 08 April 2021 Simon Bridges National
Regulatory Standards Bill

This bill aims to improve the quality of regulation (Acts of Parliament and secondary legislation).

In progress 08 April 2021 David Seymour ACT
Human Rights (Disability Assist Dogs Non-Discrimination) Amendment Bill

This bill clarifies that discriminating against a person for having or using a disability assist do…

In progress 08 April 2021 None
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 …

Defeated 07 April 2021 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 …

Defeated 07 April 2021 Chris Penk National
Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Bill

The intention of this bill is to improve the protection of individual rights and the safety of pati…

In progress 07 April 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Social Security (Subsequent Child Policy Removal) Amendment Bill

This bill proposes to remove the subsequent child policy from the Social Security Act 2018 and Soci…

In progress 07 April 2021 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020-21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill

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

Enacted 30 March 2021 David Parker Labour
Regulatory Systems (Transport) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 30 March 2021 Michael Wood 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…

Enacted 30 March 2021 Ginny Andersen Labour
Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

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

In progress 29 March 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Secondary Legislation Bill

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

Enacted 25 March 2021 David Parker 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 25 March 2021 Chris Bishop National
Child Support Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 25 March 2021 David Parker Labour
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…

Defeated 24 March 2021 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…

Defeated 24 March 2021 Chris Penk National
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…

Withdrawn 23 March 2021 Stuart Smith National
Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016 …

Enacted 22 March 2021 Poto Williams Labour
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 18 March 2021 Louisa Wall 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 17 March 2021 Nicola Willis National
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 17 March 2021 Duncan Webb Labour
Commerce Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Commerce Act 1986 to strengthen the prohibition against misuse of market power…

In progress 17 March 2021 David Clark 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 …

Enacted 12 March 2021 James Shaw Green
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 11 March 2021 Louisa Wall 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…

Defeated 10 March 2021 Shane Reti National
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
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
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
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
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
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
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