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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill

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

In progress 20 October 2021 David Clark Labour
Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill

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

In progress 20 October 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Commerce Amendment Bill

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

In progress 20 October 2021 David Clark Labour
Education and Training Amendment Bill

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

In progress 20 October 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Education and Training (Teaching Council Fees, Levies, and Costs) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Education and Training Act 2020 to enable the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New…

In progress 20 October 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Animal Welfare Amendment Bill

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

In progress 19 October 2021 Damien O'Connor Labour
COVID-19 Response (Management Measures) Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill makes amendments relating to matters that are aimed at assisting the Government a…

In progress 19 October 2021 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…

In progress 19 October 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 19 October 2021 Jan Tinetti Labour
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 19 October 2021 Andrew Little 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 19 October 2021 David Clark 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 19 October 2021 Phil Twyford Labour
Remuneration Authority Legislation Bill

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

In progress 11 October 2021 Aupito William Sio Labour
Data and Statistics Bill

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

In progress 11 October 2021 David Clark Labour
Retail Payment System Bill

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

In progress 11 October 2021 David Clark 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 06 October 2021 Megan Woods Labour
Water Services Bill

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

Enacted 04 October 2021 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill

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

In progress 04 October 2021 Todd Muller National
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…

Enacted 04 October 2021 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill

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

Enacted 04 October 2021 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 30 September 2021 Michael Wood Labour
COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill seeks to better reflect our knowledge of how long the public health response may be neces…

In progress 30 September 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
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…

In progress 30 September 2021 None
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 30 September 2021 Kris Faafoi 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 …

In progress 29 September 2021 David Parker Labour
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 29 September 2021 None
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 28 September 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 23 September 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Protection of Journalists’ Sources Bill

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

In progress 23 September 2021 Louisa Wall Labour
Plain Language Bill

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

In progress 23 September 2021 None
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…

In progress 23 September 2021 None
Improving Arrangements for Surrogacy Bill

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

In progress 23 September 2021 None
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 …

In progress 23 September 2021 None
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 23 September 2021 Duncan Webb Labour
Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill

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

In progress 23 September 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 23 September 2021 None
Autonomous Sanctions Bill

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

Defeated 22 September 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…

Defeated 22 September 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 22 September 2021 Maureen Pugh National
Imprest Supply (Second for 2021/22) Bill

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

Enacted 14 September 2021 Grant Robertson Labour
Appropriation (2021/22 Estimates) Bill

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

Enacted 14 September 2021 Grant Robertson 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…

In progress 08 September 2021 Louisa Wall Labour
Moriori Claims Settlement Bill

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

In progress 19 August 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bill

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

Enacted 17 August 2021 Grant Robertson 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…

Enacted 17 August 2021 Kris Faafoi Labour
Fair Trading Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 17 August 2021 David Clark Labour
Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

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

In progress 12 August 2021 Damien O'Connor 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 12 August 2021 David Parker Labour
Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

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

In progress 12 August 2021 Kris Faafoi 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 11 August 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

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

In progress 11 August 2021 Jan Tinetti Labour
Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Bill

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

In progress 05 August 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Restriction on Crown Funding Agreements and Unfunded Cancer Medicines) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to improve access to public medical care for cancer patients who purchase unfunded c…

In progress 05 August 2021 Shane Reti National
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…

In progress 05 August 2021 None
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 05 August 2021 Ginny Andersen Labour
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…

Defeated 04 August 2021 Andrew Bayly 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 04 August 2021 Andrew Bayly National
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…

Defeated 04 August 2021 Simon Bridges National
Regulatory Standards Bill

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

Defeated 04 August 2021 David Seymour ACT
Land Transport (Vehicles Responding to Electrical Emergency) Amendment Bill

This Member's bill amends the Land Transport Act 1998 to allow vehicles which are responding to ele…

Defeated 04 August 2021 None
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
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
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
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
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
Health (National Cervical Screening Programme) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 29 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 …

Enacted 29 June 2021 Jacinda Ardern 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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