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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

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

Passed 06 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 06 May 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Financial Market Infrastructures Bill

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

Passed 05 May 2021 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 05 May 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill

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

In progress 05 May 2021 Kris Faafoi Labour
Appropriation (2019/20 Confirmation and Validation) Bill

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

In progress 04 May 2021 Grant Robertson 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 04 May 2021 Andrew Bayly National
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 04 May 2021 Phil Twyford 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
Electoral (Integrity Repeal) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 20 April 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 16 April 2021 Louise Upston National
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
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 14 April 2021 None
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 12 April 2021 Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki Labour
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
Crimes (Robbery) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 25 March 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…

In progress 25 March 2021 Matt Doocey National
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 25 March 2021 None
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 25 March 2021 Andrew Bayly 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…

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
Ngāti Rangitihi Claims Settlement Bill

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

In progress 24 March 2021 Andrew Little 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…

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
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…

In progress 18 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
Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No 3)

This omnibus bill is 1 of 2 bills introduced as a package to replace the Overseas Investment Amendm…

In progress 04 March 2021 David Parker 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
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
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
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
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