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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
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 22 December 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Statutes Amendment Bill

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

In progress 22 December 2021 Aupito William Sio Labour
Security Information in Proceedings Legislation Bill

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

In progress 21 December 2021 Kris Faafoi 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 21 December 2021 Andrew Little 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
Palmerston North Reserves Empowering Amendment Bill

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

In progress 20 December 2021 None
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
Ngāti Rangitihi Claims Settlement Bill

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

In progress 17 December 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Maniapoto Claims Settlement Bill

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

In progress 16 December 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill

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

In progress 15 December 2021 Kelvin Davis 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 15 December 2021 Chris Hipkins 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 15 December 2021 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Bill

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

In progress 15 December 2021 Poto Williams 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
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 14 December 2021 Chris Bishop National
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
Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill

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

In progress 09 December 2021 Rino Tirikatene 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 03 December 2021 Nicola Willis National
Māori Purposes Bill

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

In progress 02 December 2021 Willie Jackson 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 02 December 2021 None
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…

Enacted 01 December 2021 Megan Woods Labour
Taxation (COVID-19 Support Payments and Working for Families Tax Credits) Bill

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

Enacted 25 November 2021 David Parker Labour
COVID-19 Response (Vaccinations) Legislation Bill

This amendments in this omnibus bill make vaccination a more prominent part of New Zealand's COVID-…

Enacted 25 November 2021 Chris Hipkins Labour
Moriori Claims Settlement Bill

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

Enacted 25 November 2021 Andrew Little 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…

Enacted 25 November 2021 Andrew Little Labour
Construction Contracts (Retention Money) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 22 November 2021 Poto Williams 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…

Enacted 19 November 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 19 November 2021 David Clark 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…

Enacted 19 November 2021 Chris Hipkins 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 18 November 2021 Kris Faafoi 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 17 November 2021 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Commerce Amendment Bill

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

In progress 17 November 2021 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…

In progress 17 November 2021 David Clark 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…

Enacted 15 November 2021 Andrew Little 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…

Enacted 15 November 2021 Andrew Bayly National
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…

Enacted 15 November 2021 Michael Wood Labour
Data and Statistics Bill

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

In progress 10 November 2021 David Clark 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 10 November 2021 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…

In progress 10 November 2021 Louisa Wall Labour
Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill

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

In progress 10 November 2021 Todd Muller National
Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

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

In progress 09 November 2021 Chris Hipkins 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 09 November 2021 Damien O'Connor Labour
Maritime Powers Bill

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

In progress 08 November 2021 Nanaia Mahuta 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…

Withdrawn 05 November 2021 None
COVID-19 Response (Management Measures) Legislation Bill

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

Enacted 03 November 2021 Chris Hipkins 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…

Enacted 03 November 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…

Enacted 29 October 2021 Andrew Little 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 28 October 2021 Louisa Wall Labour
Remuneration Authority Legislation Bill

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

In progress 28 October 2021 Aupito William Sio Labour
Retail Payment System Bill

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

In progress 28 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 28 October 2021 Andrew Little Labour
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 28 October 2021 Ginny Andersen 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…

Enacted 27 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 …

Enacted 27 October 2021 Phil Twyford Labour
Animal Welfare Amendment Bill

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

In progress 21 October 2021 Damien O'Connor 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 21 October 2021 David Clark Labour
Education and Training (Freedom of Expression) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 21 October 2021 None
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 21 October 2021 Deborah Russell Labour
Financial Professional Services Trading Advice Transparency Bill

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

In progress 21 October 2021 Barbara Kuriger National
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 21 October 2021 Ian McKelvie National
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 21 October 2021 Greg O'Connor Labour
Plain Language Bill

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

In progress 20 October 2021 None
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…

Defeated 20 October 2021 Brett Hudson National
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…

Defeated 20 October 2021 Maureen Pugh National
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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