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Grinding Through Urgency


After Parliament resumed at 9am the second reading of the Families Commission Amendment Bill was completed by 64 to 56 with National, Maori Party, ACT and Peter Dunne in favour.

The second reading debate on the Financial Reporting Bill began.

The following bills remain to be considered under the Urgency motion.

the second reading of the Bail Amendment Bill
• the second reading of the Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill
• the second reading and committee stage of the Psychoactive Substances Bill
• the committee stage of the Legal Assistance Amendment Bill
• the committee stage of the State Sector and Public Finance Reform Bill
• the committee stage and third reading of the Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Amendment Bill and any bills into which it may be divided
• the committee stage of the Taxation (Livestock Valuation, Assets Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill
• the committee stage of the Airports (Cost Recovery for Processing of International Travellers) Bill
• the committee stage of the Administration of Community Sentences and Orders Bill
• the committee stage of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Covered Bonds) Amendment Bill, and
• the committee stage of the Medicines Amendment Bill


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