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Resource Management Amendment Bill

The objectives of this bill are to reduce complexity, increase certainty, restore public participation opportunities, and improve Resource Management Act 1991 processes. This bill also supports the urgent need to improve freshwater management and outcomes in New Zealand.

Bill information

Progress of the bill

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In: Bill Introduced: The bill is made available for the House to consider. 1: First Reading: MPs debate and vote on the bill. If successful, it is usually sent to a select committee. SC: Select Committee: The select committee gathers information and prepares a report on the bill for the House, including recommending changes to the bill. 2: Second Reading: The House debates the select committee report and votes on the bill. CH: Committee of Whole House: MPs consider the bill in detail and vote on proposed changes. 3: Third Reading: Final debate and vote. If successful, the bill has been passed. RA: Royal Assent: Bill signed by Governor-General and becomes an Act. No code: Fail/Withdrawn: A bill fails if the vote is lost at first, second, or third reading. The member in charge of a bill may withdraw it. _________________________________________________ Note: this simple progress display does not cover all possible stages for a particular bill. Where a date is shown in brackets, this means the debate has been interrupted. See the Bill History content for more details.

In Bill
Introduced
23/09/19
1 First
Reading
26/09/19
SC Select
Committee
30/03/20
2 Second
Reading
03/06/20
CH Committee of
whole House
24/06/20
3 Third
Reading
24/06/20
RA Royal
Assent
30/06/20

Bill History

The objectives of this bill are to reduce complexity, increase certainty, restore public participation opportunities, and improve Resource Management Act 1991 processes. This bill also supports the urgent need to improve freshwater management and outcomes in New Zealand.
Member in charge: Hon David Parker
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 180-2
Introduction: 23 Sep 2019
First reading: 26 Sep 2019
Referred to: Environment Committee
Submissions due: 07 Nov 2019
SC Report(s): 30 Mar 2020
Second reading: 03 Jun 2020
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 517, 519
Committee of the whole House: 24 Jun 2020
Third reading: 24 Jun 2020
Royal assent: 30 Jun 2020
Act: Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (2020/30)