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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension Legislation Amendment Bill

This omnibus bill deals with social assistance for older people. The single broad policy is to mode…

Enacted 24 July 2020 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute Vesting Bill

This bill provides for the assets and liabilities of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institut…

Enacted 24 July 2020 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill

The bill is intended to urgently promote employment growth to support New Zealand's recovery from C…

Enacted 09 July 2020 David Parker 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 08 July 2020 Andrew Bayly National
Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to remove from the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Act 2008 the req…

Enacted 06 July 2020 Parmjeet Parmar National
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, …

In progress 02 July 2020 Paul Goldsmith National
Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to remedy inconsistencies in its provisions about enrolment…

Enacted 02 July 2020 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…

In progress 02 July 2020 Louise Upston National
Public Finance (Wellbeing) Amendment Bill

This bill introduces new requirements for the Government to report annually on its wellbeing object…

Enacted 30 June 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Resource Management Amendment Bill

The objectives of this bill are to reduce complexity, increase certainty, restore public participat…

Enacted 30 June 2020 David Parker Labour
Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill

The objective of this bill is to establish a Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission that will contr…

Enacted 30 June 2020 David Clark Labour
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC 2021) Bill

The policy objectives of this bill are to support safe and secure Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation…

Withdrawn 30 June 2020 Winston Peters NZ First
Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Bill

This is an omnibus bill amending the Land Transport Management Act 2003 and the Land Transport Act …

Enacted 30 June 2020 Phil Twyford Labour
Racing Industry Bill

This bill finalises the post-transition governance structure of the racing industry, creates a legi…

Enacted 30 June 2020 Winston Peters NZ First
Privacy Bill

This bill repeals and replaces the Privacy Act 1993, as recommended by the Law Commission's 2011 re…

Enacted 30 June 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Greater Christchurch Regeneration Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 by repealing specific provisions ea…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Megan Woods Labour
Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to enfranchise people who are serving a sentence of impriso…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Appropriation (2019/20 Supplementary Estimates) Bill

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

Enacted 29 June 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Imprest Supply (First for 2020/21) Bill

This bill provides the Government with the authority to incur expenses and capital expenditure in a…

Enacted 29 June 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
Arms Legislation Bill

The amendments in this omnibus bill deal with an inter-related topic that can be regarded as implem…

Enacted 25 June 2020 Stuart Nash Labour
Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Climate Change Response Act 2002 to improve certainty for businesses, make the…

Enacted 23 June 2020 James Shaw Green
Crimes (Coward Punch Causing Death) Amendment Bill

This bill creates a new offence that would allow for a specific "king-hit" or "coward's punch" type…

Defeated 17 June 2020 Matt King National
Shark Cage Diving (Permitting and Safety) Bill

The purpose of this bill is to regulate commercial shark cage diving operations.

Defeated 17 June 2020 Sarah Dowie National
High-power Laser Pointer Offences and Penalties Bill

This bill amends existing offence provisions and increases penalties for the use and possession of …

Defeated 17 June 2020 Hamish Walker National
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 16 June 2020 Kris Faafoi Labour
Social Security (COVID-19 Income Relief Payment to be Income) Amendment Bill

This bill ensures that a payment received by a person under the COVID-19 Income Relief Payment Prog…

Enacted 02 June 2020 Carmel Sepuloni Labour
Overseas Investment (Urgent Measures) Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 02 June 2020 David Parker Labour
Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles carryin…

Enacted 29 May 2020 Jenny Salesa Labour
Customs and Excise (Tobacco) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to tighten border controls so as to reduce revenue evasion, increase Cu…

Enacted 15 May 2020 Jenny Salesa Labour
Family Court (Supporting Families in Court) Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill will allow legal representation in all proceedings under the Care of Children Act…

Enacted 15 May 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Remuneration Authority (COVID-19 Measures) Amendment Bill

This bill will, for a short period, permit the Remuneration Authority to reduce the remuneration fo…

Enacted 15 May 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
COVID-19 Response (Requirements for Entities—Modifications and Exemptions) Bill

Enacted 15 May 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill introduces amendments that will assist New Zealand to respond to the wide-ranging…

Divided 15 May 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to ensure that the Government can respond appropriately and efficiently to the COVID…

Enacted 15 May 2020 Iain Lees-Galloway Labour
Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No 2)

The purpose of this omnibus bill is to ensure that risks posed by foreign investment can be managed…

Withdrawn 15 May 2020 David Parker Labour
Appropriation (2018/19 Confirmation and Validation) Bill

This bill confirms the Public Finance (Transfers Between Outputs) Order 2019, confirms certain unap…

Enacted 13 May 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill

This omnibus bill establishes standalone legislation that provides a different legal framework for …

Enacted 13 May 2020 David Parker Labour
COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Other Regulatory Urgent Measures) Bill

The proposals in this omnibus bill are aimed at assisting the Government’s response to impacts of t…

Enacted 06 May 2020 Stuart Nash Labour
Imprest Supply (Third for 2019/20) Bill

This bill is required to ensure that the Government has sufficient supply to implement Cabinet deci…

Enacted 25 March 2020 Grant Robertson Labour
COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill

The policy proposals in this omnibus bill are all aimed at assisting the Government’s response to t…

Enacted 25 March 2020 Stuart Nash Labour
COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Bill

The single broad policy objective of this omnibus bill is to put in place the necessary arrangement…

Enacted 25 March 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Abortion Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill amends the law to decriminalise abortion, better align the regulation of abortion…

Enacted 23 March 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Taxation (KiwiSaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Bill

The main objectives of this omnibus taxation bill are to continue the Government's simplifying and …

Enacted 23 March 2020 Stuart Nash Labour
Election Access Fund Bill

This bill will establish an Election Access Fund to be administered by the Electoral Commission and…

Enacted 17 March 2020 Chlöe Swarbrick Green
Electoral Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 and the Electoral Regulations 1996 to improve enrolment and…

Enacted 11 March 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Ombudsmen (Protection of Name) Amendment Bill

This bill will protect the use of the name "Ombudsman" by restricting its use to persons appointed …

Enacted 11 March 2020 Andrew Little Labour
Broadcasting (New Zealand on Air and Te Māngai Pāho Reporting Requirements) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to require New Zealand on Air and Te Māngai Pāho to publish quarterly r…

Defeated 11 March 2020 Melissa Lee National
Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Education Act 1989 and repeals the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1…

Enacted 24 February 2020 Chris Hipkins Labour
Fair Trading Amendment Bill

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

In progress 13 February 2020 David Clark Labour
Rates Rebate (Retirement Village Residents) Amendment Bill

This bill addresses an anomaly in the Rates Rebate Act 1973, and ensure that retirement village res…

Enacted 27 January 2020 Ruth Dyson Labour
Te Pire kia Unuhia te Hara kai Runga i a Rua Kēnana / Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill

This bill gives effect to the agreement between the Crown and Ngā Toenga o Ngā Tamariki a Iharaira …

Enacted 23 December 2019 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Bill (No 4)

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

Enacted 19 December 2019 Chris Hipkins Labour
Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This omnibus bill implements the Government's decision to amend the method and frequency requiremen…

Enacted 19 December 2019 Iain Lees-Galloway Labour
Education (Pastoral Care) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Education Act to address regulatory gaps relating to the pastoral care of dome…

Enacted 19 December 2019 Chris Hipkins Labour
Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill

This bill introduces a civil regime of control orders to manage and monitor a small number of peopl…

Enacted 19 December 2019 Andrew Little Labour
Social Security (Exemption for Ex Gratia and Compensation Payments) Amendment Bill

Under current Social Security legislation, ex gratia or compensatory payments made to people who ha…

Withdrawn 19 December 2019 Willow-Jean Prime Labour
Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 by strengthening requirements t…

Enacted 19 December 2019 Kris Faafoi Labour
Maritime Transport (Offshore Installations) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Maritime Transport Act 1994 to clarify and strengthen the requirements on owne…

Enacted 19 December 2019 Julie Anne Genter Green
Farm Debt Mediation Bill (No 2)

This bill will establish a farm debt mediation scheme that will require creditors with security int…

Enacted 16 December 2019 Damien O'Connor Labour
National Animal Identification and Tracing Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill amends the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012 to make improvements to th…

Enacted 16 December 2019 Damien O'Connor Labour
New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Bill

Enacted 16 December 2019 David Parker Labour
Venture Capital Fund Bill

This bill establishes a Venture Capital Fund and provides for the Guardians of New Zealand Superann…

Divided 16 December 2019 David Parker Labour
Dog Control (Category 1 Offences) Amendment Bill

This bill seeks to reduce the time it takes for charges under the Dog Control Act 1996 to be heard …

Enacted 16 December 2019 Ian McKelvie National
Broadcasting (Games of National Significance) Amendment Bill (No 2)

The purpose of this bill is to define in law games and sporting events that are to be broadcast liv…

Withdrawn 11 December 2019 Clayton Mitchell NZ First
Electoral (Entrenchment of Māori Seats) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to entrench the provisions of the Electoral Act 1993 that relate to the…

Defeated 10 December 2019 Rino Tirikatene Labour
Referendums Framework Bill

This bill provides a single set of legislative provisions to govern the conduct of referendums held…

Enacted 09 December 2019 Andrew Little Labour
Electoral Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to restrict donations from overseas persons to political pa…

Enacted 09 December 2019 Andrew Little Labour
Parliamentary Agencies Delegations Legislation Bill

This omnibus bill amends the Parliamentary Service Act 2000 and the Clerk of the House of Represent…

Enacted 27 November 2019 Chris Hipkins Labour
Organ Donors and Related Matters Bill

This omnibus bill will enable the implementation of a number of recommendations set out in Increasi…

Enacted 27 November 2019 Peeni Henare Labour
Criminal Cases Review Commission Bill

This bill establishes the Criminal Cases Review Commission. The Commission's purpose is to review …

Enacted 27 November 2019 Andrew Little Labour
Companies (Clarification of Dividend Rules in Companies) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Companies Act 1993 to give clarification of dividend rules outlined in section…

Enacted 27 November 2019 Todd Muller National
End of Life Choice Bill

This bill gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying.

Enacted 27 November 2019 David Seymour ACT
Land Transport (Wheel Clamping) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Land Transport Act 1998 to regulate the maximum fees charged by wheel clamp op…

Enacted 25 November 2019 Kris Faafoi Labour
Regulatory Systems (Economic Development) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill is an omnibus bill and one of a package of three omnibus bills that contain amendments to…

Enacted 13 November 2019 Phil Twyford Labour
Regulatory Systems (Housing) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill is an omnibus bill and one of a package of three omnibus bills that contain amendments to…

Enacted 13 November 2019 Phil Twyford Labour
Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill is an omnibus bill and one of a package of three omnibus bills that contain amendments to…

Enacted 13 November 2019 Phil Twyford Labour
Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill

The purpose of this bill is to provide a framework by which New Zealand can develop and implement c…

Enacted 13 November 2019 James Shaw Green
Te Pire Haeata ki Parihaka / Parihaka Reconciliation Bill

This bill gives effect to the deed of reconciliation signed on 9 June 2017 in which the Crown and P…

Enacted 31 October 2019 Kelvin Davis Labour
Legislation Bill

This bill rewrites and replaces the Legislation Act 2012 to implement publication and other reforms…

Divided 29 October 2019 David Parker Labour
Corrections Amendment Bill

This bill includes a suite of amendments to the Corrections Act 2004 designed to improve the abilit…

Enacted 29 October 2019 Kelvin Davis Labour
Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Bill

Enacted 29 October 2019 David Parker Labour
Statutes Amendment Bill

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

Enacted 23 October 2019 Aupito William Sio Labour
Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill

This bill primarily relates to indigenous freshwater fish, and threats to those fish.

Enacted 21 October 2019 Eugenie Sage Green
Partnership Law Bill

The purpose of this revision bill is to re-enact, in an up-to-date and accessible form, the Partner…

Enacted 21 October 2019 David Parker Labour
Education (School Donations) Amendment Bill

This bill is intended to reduce the widespread expectation that parents should pay voluntary contri…

Enacted 21 October 2019 Chris Hipkins Labour
Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill implements a set of reforms to enable improved service delivery and infrastructure provis…

Enacted 21 October 2019 Nanaia Mahuta Labour
New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga Bill

This bill establishes the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga as an autonomous Crown …

Enacted 26 September 2019 Shane Jones NZ First
Kāinga Ora—Homes and Communities Bill

This bill establishes Kāinga Ora—Homes and Communities as a Crown entity that will focus on contrib…

Enacted 23 September 2019 Phil Twyford Labour
Appropriation (2019/20 Estimates) Bill

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

Enacted 23 September 2019 Grant Robertson Labour
Imprest Supply (Second for 2019/20) Bill

This bill ensures that the Government has sufficient supply until 30 June 2020 for the incurring of…

Enacted 23 September 2019 Grant Robertson Labour
Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Rugby World Cup 2019 Extended Trading Hours) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 to allow eligible licensees to extend trad…

Enacted 30 August 2019 Andrew Little Labour
Financial Markets (Derivatives Margin and Benchmarking) Reform Amendment Bill

This is an omnibus bill, which amends a number of Acts. The purpose of this bill is to enable New Z…

Enacted 30 August 2019 Kris Faafoi Labour
Contempt of Court Bill

This bill reforms the law of contempt in New Zealand courts.

Enacted 28 August 2019 Andrew Little Labour
KiwiSaver (Oranga Tamariki Guardians) Amendment Bill

This bill will make it possible for any foster parent (or kin carer) to approach a KiwiSaver provid…

Enacted 28 August 2019 Hamish Walker National
Copyright (Marrakesh Treaty Implementation) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Copyright Act 1994 to allow New Zealand to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty to F…

Enacted 12 August 2019 Kris Faafoi Labour
Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill

This bill is an omnibus bill, introduced in accordance with Standing Order 263. This bill will cla…

Enacted 12 August 2019 David Clark Labour
Ngāti Rangi Claims Settlement Bill

The bill gives effect to certain matters contained in the deed of settlement known as Te Rukutia Te…

Enacted 01 August 2019 Andrew Little Labour
Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

The policy objectives of this bill are to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Part 2A of th…

Enacted 01 August 2019 David Clark Labour
Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No 2)

This bill amends the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 to address issues related to liability for dama…

Enacted 31 July 2019 Kris Faafoi Labour
Trusts Bill

This bill will replace the Trustee Act 1956 and the Perpetuities Act 1964 to make trust law more ac…

Enacted 31 July 2019 Andrew Little Labour