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Daily progress for Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Published date: 25 Mar 2020

Order Paper for Wednesday, 25 March 2020

2.00 pm

Introduction of bills

The following bills were introduced:

Ministerial statement

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern made a ministerial statement informing the House of a State of National Emergency and the country moving to alert level four.

Introduction of bills

The Imprest Supply (Third for 2019/20) Bill was introduced.

Government business

The Imprest Supply (Third for 2019/20) Bill was read a first time.

The Imprest Supply (Third for 2019/20) Bill was read a second time.

The Imprest Supply (Third for 2019/20) Bill was read a third time.

Introduction of bills

The following bills were introduced:

Government business—continued

The COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill was read a first time.

The COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill was read a second time.

The  COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill was read a third time.

The COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Bill was read a first time.

The COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Bill was read a second time.

The  COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Bill was read a third time.

Government motions

A motion regarding the establishment of the Epidemic Response Committee was agreed to.

A motion regarding the sessional order on written questions times for replies and Government responses to committee reports was agreed to.

A motion that a respectful Address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor-General commending to Her Excellency the alterations to the appropriations for the 2019/20 financial year in respect of Vote Audit, Vote Ombudsmen, and the estimates of expenses and capital injection for the 2020/21 financial year in respect of Vote Audit, Vote Ombudsmen, and Vote Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment was agreed to and the address was adopted.

A motion that the House adjourn until 2 pm on Tuesday, 28 April 2020 was agreed to.

Adjournment

At 5.31 pm the House adjourned.