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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Bill

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

In progress 01 July 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill

This bill seeks to strengthen the delivery of public media services to New Zealanders by establishi…

In progress 30 June 2022 Willie Jackson Labour
Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill

This Bill abolishes appeals on local alcohol policies in order to provide proper local control over…

In progress 30 June 2022 Chlöe Swarbrick Green
Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) (Overseas Travel Reporting) Amendment Bill

This Bill amends the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Register) Act 2016 to r…

In progress 29 June 2022 Greg O'Connor Labour
Palmerston North Reserves Empowering Amendment Bill

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

In progress 29 June 2022 Tangi Utikere Labour
Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill

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

In progress 29 June 2022 Rino Tirikatene Labour
Commerce (Grocery Sector Covenants) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Commerce Act 1986, adding a new section 28A that will apply to covenants that …

Enacted 29 June 2022 David Clark Labour
Appropriation (2021/22 Supplementary Estimates) Bill

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

Enacted 29 June 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
Local Electoral (Advertising) Amendment Bill

This bill would amend the Local Electoral Act 2001 to address concerns around candidate safety by l…

Enacted 29 June 2022 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Bill

This bill would increase the minimum wage rates that apply to support workers covered by the princi…

Enacted 29 June 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Imprest Supply (First for 2022/23) Bill

This bill will provide the sole financial authority from the start of the 2022/23 financial year un…

Enacted 29 June 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 29 June 2022 David Clark 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…

In progress 28 June 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Forests (Legal Harvest Assurance) Amendment Bill

This bill establishes a new regulatory system for providing legal harvest assurance for the forestr…

In progress 22 June 2022 Stuart Nash Labour
Companies (Levies) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 22 June 2022 David Clark Labour
Medicines Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill would amend the Medicines Act to allow for fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccines to be lawful…

Enacted 22 June 2022 Andrew Little 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…

In progress 22 June 2022 Damien O'Connor 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 21 June 2022 Ayesha Verrall 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 21 June 2022 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Maniapoto Claims Settlement Bill

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

In progress 15 June 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill

This bill provides for a new structure and new accountability arrangements for the publicly-funded …

Enacted 14 June 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Security Information in Proceedings Legislation Bill

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

In progress 14 June 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill

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

In progress 14 June 2022 Kelvin Davis 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…

In progress 13 June 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Water Services Entities Bill

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

In progress 10 June 2022 Nanaia Mahuta 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 09 June 2022 Ian McKelvie National
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.

In progress 09 June 2022 Erica Stanford National
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…

In progress 09 June 2022 Rawiri Waititi Māori
Improving Arrangements for Surrogacy Bill

This bill simplifies surrogacy arrangements, ensures completeness of birth certificate information,…

In progress 08 June 2022 Tamati Coffey Labour
Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill

This bill seeks to repeal and replace the current law relating to Māori land, to allow landowners, …

Defeated 08 June 2022 Joseph Mooney National
Financial Professional Services Trading Advice Transparency Bill

This bill would prevent financial advisers who recommend that a third party take over the managemen…

Defeated 08 June 2022 Barbara Kuriger National
Overseas Investment (Forestry) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 08 June 2022 David Parker Labour
Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Bill

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

In progress 07 June 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Civil Aviation Bill

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

In progress 02 June 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Appropriation (2022/23 Estimates) Bill

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

In progress 01 June 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
Māori Purposes Bill

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

In progress 25 May 2022 Willie Jackson Labour
Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to ensure that the correct excise and excise-equivalent duty is applied…

Enacted 25 May 2022 Meka Whaitiri Labour
Companies Office Registers Funding Validation Bill

This omnibus bill will amend 13 different Acts to retrospectively validate fees that have been coll…

Enacted 25 May 2022 David Clark Labour
Coroners (Coronial Cap) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to increase the maximum number of coroners (full-time equivalents) that…

Enacted 25 May 2022 Aupito William Sio Labour
Taxation (Cost of Living Payments) Bill

The proposed amendments in the bill are in relation to the Cost of Living Payments Scheme, which is…

Enacted 25 May 2022 David Parker Labour
Income Insurance Scheme (Enabling Development) Bill

This bill enables ACC to carry out work to bring an income insurance scheme into operation, should …

Enacted 25 May 2022 Grant Robertson Labour
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 24 May 2022 Deborah Russell Labour
Maritime Powers Bill

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

Enacted 20 May 2022 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Local Government (Pecuniary Interests Register) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 20 May 2022 Tangi Utikere Labour
Electoral (Strengthening Democracy) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 19 May 2022 Golriz Ghahraman Green
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 19 May 2022 Jacqui Dean National
Repeal of Good Friday and Easter Sunday as Restricted Trading Days (Shop Trading and Sale of Alcohol) Amendment Bill

This bill seeks to remove an extra burden on businesses by removing the restriction on trading and …

In progress 19 May 2022 Chris Baillie ACT
Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) (Definition of Significant Criminal Activity) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to increase the power of police to seize assets connected with significant criminal …

Defeated 18 May 2022 Nicole McKee ACT
Education and Training (Freedom of Expression) Amendment Bill

This bill would require that tertiary educations protect freedom of expression, including by issuin…

Defeated 18 May 2022 James McDowall ACT
Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

This omnibus bill amends the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 and the Land Act 1948 to end tenure revie…

Enacted 18 May 2022 Damien O'Connor Labour
Electricity Industry Amendment Bill

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

In progress 17 May 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill

This bill establishes a legal framework for the provision of secure and trusted digital identity se…

In progress 17 May 2022 David Clark Labour
Data and Statistics Bill

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

In progress 17 May 2022 David Clark Labour
Education and Training Amendment Bill (No 2)

The purpose of this bill is to make amendments across a range of matters in the Education and Train…

In progress 17 May 2022 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 17 May 2022 David Parker Labour
Retail Payment System Bill

This bill introduces a range of measures to promote competition and economic efficiency in the reta…

Enacted 16 May 2022 David Clark Labour
Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

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

Enacted 16 May 2022 Chris Hipkins Labour
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa Tāmaki nui-ā-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 12 May 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Animal Welfare Amendment Bill

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

In progress 11 May 2022 Damien O'Connor 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,…

In progress 11 May 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Appropriation (2020/21 Confirmation and Validation) Bill

This bill confirms the Public Finance (Transfers Between Outputs) Order 2021, confirms certain unap…

Enacted 10 May 2022 Grant Robertson 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…

Enacted 10 May 2022 Nicola Willis National
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…

Enacted 10 May 2022 Ricardo Menéndez March Green
Plant Variety Rights Bill

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

In progress 10 May 2022 David Clark Labour
Fisheries Amendment Bill

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

In progress 06 May 2022 David Parker Labour
COVID-19 Response (Courts Safety) Legislation Bill

The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to support the safe and effective operation of cour…

Enacted 20 April 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Public Finance (Prohibition on Providing Public Funds to Gangs) Amendment Bill

This bill prohibits the Crown and its agencies from providing funds directly and indirectly to orga…

Defeated 13 April 2022 Simeon Brown National
Te Pire mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o te Kāhui o Matariki/Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Bill

The purpose of this bill is to establish an annual public holiday to acknowledge Matariki. This bi…

Enacted 11 April 2022 Hon Kiritapu Allan
Road User Charges (Temporary RUC Reduction Scheme) Amendment Bill

This bill requires Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, as the collector of road user charges (RUC), to…

Enacted 11 April 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Rotorua District Council (Representation Arrangements) Bill

This Bill specified representation arrangements to apply to the next two triennial general election…

In progress 06 April 2022 Tamati Coffey Labour
Fair Pay Agreements Bill

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

In progress 06 April 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Commerce Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 05 April 2022 David Clark Labour
Incorporated Societies Bill

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

Enacted 05 April 2022 David Clark 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 31 March 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 31 March 2022 David Clark Labour
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021-22, GST, and Remedial Matters) Bill

This omnibus bill contains taxation amendments aimed at setting the annual rates of income tax for …

Enacted 30 March 2022 David Parker 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…

Enacted 30 March 2022 Andrew Little Labour
Paige Harris Birth Registration Bill

This private bill requires the Registrar-General to enter the details of Katherine Elizabeth Harris…

Enacted 18 March 2022 Louisa Wall 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…

Enacted 18 March 2022 Louisa Wall Labour
Ngāti Rangitihi Claims Settlement Bill

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

Enacted 18 March 2022 Andrew Little 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 16 March 2022 Steph Lewis Labour
Russia Sanctions Bill

This bill establishes a framework for implementing sanctions by New Zealand in response to the aggr…

Enacted 11 March 2022 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Land Transport (Drug Driving) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 11 March 2022 Michael Wood Labour
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 10 March 2022 Duncan Webb Labour
Statutes Amendment Bill

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

In progress 09 March 2022 Aupito William Sio Labour
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…

Enacted 08 March 2022 Louisa Wall Labour
Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill

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

Enacted 08 March 2022 Todd Muller National
Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill

The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to achieve a rapid reduction in carbon dioxide emis…

Enacted 22 February 2022 Michael Wood Labour
Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

This bill is an omnibus bill to prohibit conversion practices that seek to change or suppress a per…

Enacted 19 February 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Plain Language Bill

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

In progress 17 February 2022 Rachel Boyack 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…

Defeated 15 February 2022 Chris Bishop National
Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Bill

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

In progress 10 February 2022 Chris Hipkins Labour
Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Resource Management Act 1991 to rapidly accelerate the supply of housing where…

Enacted 20 December 2021 David Parker Labour
Gambling (Reinstating COVID-19 Modification) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Gambling Act 2003 to reinstate a modification of the definition of remote inte…

Enacted 20 December 2021 Jan Tinetti Labour
Sexual Violence Legislation Bill

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

Enacted 20 December 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…

Enacted 15 December 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

This bill re-enacts the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995; gives e…

Enacted 15 December 2021 Jan Tinetti Labour
Ahuriri Hapū Claims Settlement Bill

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

Enacted 14 December 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Bill

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

Enacted 14 December 2021 Louise Upston National
Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Bill

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

Enacted 14 December 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour