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Bill Status Last Activity MP responsible
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
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 Megan Woods 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
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 Ingrid Leary 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
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
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
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
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
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 Damien Smith ACT
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 Simeon Brown National
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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