< COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill

COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill

About this bill

The bill is intended to urgently promote employment growth to support New Zealand's recovery from COVID-19. It will establish new fast-track consenting and designation processes for infrastructure and development projects and enable specific work on existing infrastructure to occur without the need for resource consent.

Vote counts

119 ayes (supporters)
1 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
0 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a first time.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: Green Party 8 votes

Yes: Labour Party 46 votes

Yes: National Party 55 votes

Yes: New Zealand First 9 votes

Yes: Jami-Lee Ross Independent

No: ACT New Zealand 1 vote

All data
Bill COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill
Parliament 52
Vote date 16 June 2020
Reading 1
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Bill read a first time.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Final
Ayes 119
Noes 1
Abstentions 0
Absent 0

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