< COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill

COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill

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About this bill

This omnibus bill establishes standalone legislation that provides a different legal framework for responding to COVID-19 over the next 2 years or until COVID-19 is sooner brought under control.

Vote counts

64 ayes (supporters)
56 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
0 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a first time.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: ACT New Zealand 1 vote

Yes: Green Party 8 votes

Yes: Labour Party 46 votes

Yes: New Zealand First 9 votes

No: National Party 55 votes

No: Jami-Lee Ross Independent

All data
Bill COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill
Parliament 52
Vote date 12 May 2020
Reading 1
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Bill read a first time.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Corrected
Ayes 64
Noes 56
Abstentions 0
Absent 0

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