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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
Self-contained Motor Vehicles Legislation Bill

The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to improve the management of vehicle-based freedom …

In progress 01 September 2022 Stuart Nash Labour
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2022-23, Platform Economy, and Remedial Matters) Bill

Policy proposals in this omnibus bill fall into three categories; the first category is to set the …

Withdrawn 01 September 2022 David Parker Labour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…

Divided 30 August 2022 Carmel Sepuloni 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,…

Enacted 30 August 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System Bill

Enacted 30 August 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Children and Young People's Commission Bill

Enacted 30 August 2022 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Construction Contracts (Retention Money) Amendment Bill

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

In progress 23 August 2022 Megan Woods Labour
Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Bill

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

Enacted 16 August 2022 Kris Faafoi Labour
Firearms Prohibition Orders Legislation Bill

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

Enacted 16 August 2022 Chris Hipkins Labour
Overseas Investment (Forestry) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 16 August 2022 David Parker Labour
Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill

This bill establishes a new legislative framework that addresses systemic accessibility barriers th…

In progress 15 August 2022 Poto Williams Labour
Crown Minerals (Prohibition of Mining) Amendment Bill

The bill amends the Crown Minerals Act 1991 to prohibit the Minister of Energy or their delegate gr…

In progress 11 August 2022 Eugenie Sage Green
Data and Statistics Bill

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

Enacted 09 August 2022 David Clark Labour
Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill

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

Enacted 09 August 2022 Rino Tirikatene Labour
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.

Withdrawn 08 August 2022 Erica Stanford 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 04 August 2022 Greg O'Connor Labour
Housing Infrastructure (GST-sharing) Bill

This bill introduces a GST-sharing scheme to fund infrastructure across New Zealand.

In progress 04 August 2022 Brooke van Velden ACT
Prohibition on Seabed Mining Legislation Amendment Bill

This bill puts in place a nationwide ban on seabed mining consents within the Exclusive Economic Zo…

In progress 04 August 2022 Debbie Ngarewa-Packer Māori
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 …

Defeated 03 August 2022 Chris Baillie ACT
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…

Enacted 29 July 2022 Chris Hipkins 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Mark Cameron ACT
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