< Racing Amendment Bill

Racing Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill seeks to amend the Racing Act 2003 to implement a range of provisions that are designed to improve the competiveness of the New Zealand Racing Board's betting operations, introduce new requirements on offshore betting operators, and provide for regulations on revising the formula for allocating proceeds from sports betting between the racing and sports sectors.

Vote counts

105 ayes (supporters)
12 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
2 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a first time.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: ACT New Zealand 1 vote

Yes: Labour Party 31 votes

Yes: Māori Party 2 votes

Yes: National Party 58 votes

Yes: New Zealand First 12 votes

Yes: United Future 1 vote

No: Green Party 12 votes

All data
Bill Racing Amendment Bill
Parliament 51
Vote date 15 August 2017
Reading 1
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Racing Amendment Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Bill read a first time.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Final
Ayes 105
Noes 12
Abstentions 0
Absent 2

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