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Land Transport (Drug Driving) Amendment Bill

This bill proposes that drivers who fail two consecutive oral fluid tests would incur an infringement penalty, aligned to the drink driving infringement penalty.

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 No code: Fail/Withdrawn: A bill fails if the vote is lost at first, second, or third reading.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
30/07/20
1 First
Reading
04/08/20
SC Select
Committee
2 Second
Reading
CH Committee of
whole House
3 Third
Reading
RA Royal
Assent

Bill History

This bill proposes that drivers who fail two consecutive oral fluid tests would incur an infringement penalty, aligned to the drink driving infringement penalty.
Member in charge: Hon Julie Anne Genter
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 317-1
Introduction: 30 Jul 2020
First reading: 04 Aug 2020
Referred to: Transport and Infrastructure Committee
Report due: 04 Feb 2021
Submissions due: N/A