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Running Record (23 November 2017)

No. 137

Thursday 23 November 2017


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MEETING OF THE HOUSE

 Commenced 10.00 am

The President took the Chair, prayers read.

PAPERS—TABLED BY PRESIDENTCommenced 10.01 am

The President tabled the following annual reports:

  • Department of the Legislative Council
  • Department of Parliamentary Services
 
FORMAL BUSINESSCommenced 10.02 am
​PMB 1652 - Mr Searle - Selection of Bills Committee—Appointment​Agreed to
​PMB 1653 - Mr Searle - Regulation Committee—Appointment ​Agreed to
​PMB 1695 - Mr Farlow - Republic of Korea National Foundation Day​Agreed to
​PMB 1712 - Mr Primrose - Streets Minto factory enterprise agreement​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1721 - Mr Moselmane - Palestine National Day​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1741 - Mr Farlow - Institute of Chartered Accountants of India conference in Australia​Agreed to
​PMB 1763 - Mr Farlow - 4th Australia-Korea Politics and Business Forum ​Agreed to
​PMB 1767 - Mr Farlow - Airds-Bradbury Men’s Shed​Agreed to
​PMB 1770 - Mr Farlow - Australian Light Horse charge at Beersheba​Agreed to
​PMB 1774 - Mr Farlow - War Widows' Guild of Australia NSW Walk and Picnic​Agreed to
​PMB 1815 - Mrs Houssos - Select Committee on the Price of Fresh Food in New South Wales—Appointment​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1817 - Mr Clarke - Polish Independence Day​Agreed to
​PMB 1842 - Mr Wong - Select Committee on preventing and addressing homelessness in New South Wales—Appointment ​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​​PMB 1843 - Mr Field - Review of the “Newcastle Solution”

​Leave granted to amend notice

Agreed to, as by leave amended

​PMB 1844 - Mr Clarke - Musical Virtuoso Dr Mohamed (Magdi) El Hossiny​Agreed to
​PMB 1845 - Mr Graham - Portfolio Committee No. 6 – Planning and Environment—Reference​Agreed to
​​PMB 1846 - Mr Field - SO52—Order for Papers—Correspondence related to “Newcastle Solution” review​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​​​PMB 1848 - Mr Franklin - Mullumbimby Music Festival 2017​Agreed to
​PMB 1849 - Mr Pearson - Prohibition of performing animals in circuses​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​​PMB 1850 - Mr Clarke - Aasha Australia Foundation forum on ageing​Agreed to
​​​PMB 1852 - Mr Mallard - Autism awareness and the “Do you see me?” photo exhibition ​Agreed to
​PMB 1853 - Mr Clarke - Lebanese Forces Australia dinner ​Agreed to
​PMB 1854 - Mr Farlow - HMAS Sydney II​Agreed to
​​PMB 1855 - Mr Clarke - Lebanese Independence Movement Australia gala dinner 2017​Agreed to
​​​PMB 1856 - Mr MacDonald - HunterNet Future Leaders Awards​Agreed to
​​​​PMB 1857- Mr MacDonald - Real Futures Foundation awards ceremony​Agreed to
​​​​PMB 1858 - Mr MacDonald - Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia excellence awards ​Agreed to
​​​​PMB 1859 - Mr MacDonald - Mr Donald Mackay​Agreed to
PAPERS—TABLED BY PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 10.14 am

Mr Farlow tabled certain reports

 
AUDITOR-GENERALREPORTCommenced 10.15 am
The Clerk announced receipt of a Special report of the Auditor-General entitled "Report on agency compliance with NSW Government travel policies", dated November 2017
NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.15 am
Notices given this day
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 4 - LEGAL AFFAIRS -  REFERENCECommenced 10.23 am
Mr Borsak informed the House that Portfolio Committee No. 4 had adopted a new terms of reference to inquire into and report on Parklea Correctional Centre
SPECIAL ADJOURNMENTCommenced 10.25 am
Motion of Mr Harwin: That at its rising today, the House adjourn until Tuesday 13 February 2018 at 2.30pm, unless the President recalls the House earlier.Agreed to
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS - ORDER OF PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESSCommenced 10.26 am

Mrs Maclaren-Jones moved that the order of private members' business for today be as follows:

1. Smoke-free Environment Amendment (E-cigarettes) Bill: Motion of  Mr Secord (PMB 1705 outside the order of precedence)

2.  Honourable Duncan Gay: Motion of Mr Colless (PMB 1811 outside the order of precedence)

3. State Senate Bill 2015: Motion of Revd Mr Nile (PMB 9 outside the order of precedence)

4. Combat Sports Amendment (Referee’s Duty to Stop Contest) Bill: Motion of Mr Voltz (PMB 1411 outside the order of precedence)

5.  Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Waste Incinerator Facilities—Residential Exclusion Zones) Bill: Motion of Mr Buckingham (PMB 1267 outside the order of precedence)

6. Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day: Motion of Mr Green (PMB 1572 outside the order of precedence)

 Agreed to
VARIATION TO SESSIONAL ORDERSCommenced 10.27 am
BOH No.1:  Motion of Mr Harwin​Agreed to
VARIATION TO SESSIONAL ORDERSCommenced 10.28 am
BOH No 2:  Motion of Mr Harwin​Agreed to
SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENT AMENDMENT (E-CIGARETTES) BILL 2017Commenced 10.30 am
PMB No. 1705. Motion of Mr Secord
​Bill introduced, 1st reading and printing: Motion of Mr Secord​Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Secord​2R debate adjourned for 5 calendar days
BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 10.43 am
PMB Items 1811 and 9 outside the order of precedence: Motion of Mrs Maclaren-JonesPostponed until a later hour
COMBAT SPORTS AMENDMENT (REFEREE'S DUTY TO STOP CONTEST) BILL 2017Commenced 10.43 am
PMB No. 1411 . Motion of Ms Voltz
​Bill introduced, 1st reading and printing: Motion of Ms Voltz​Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Ms Voltz​​2R debate adjourned for 5 calendar days
BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 10.56 am
PMB Items 1267 and 1572 outside the order of precedence: Motion of Mrs Maclaren-JonesPostponed until a later hour
SERVICE OF HONOURABLE DUNCAN GAYCommenced 10.56 am

PMB No. 1811 outside the order of precedence: Motion of Mr Colless

​Agreed to
COUNCIL AMENDMENTS AGREED TO BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLYCommenced 12.45 pm
The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly advising that it had agreed to the Council's amendments to the Building Products (Safety) Bill 2017
PAPERS—TABLED BY MINISTERCommenced 12.46 pm

Mr Blair tabled certain reports

STATE SENATE BILL 2015Commenced 12.46 pm

PMB No. 9 outside the order of precedence: Motion of Revd Nile

Upon which, Mr Green moved that the Bill be referred to a select committee inquiry and report

​Motion of Mr Green: That the bill be referred to a select committee for inquiry and report

​Agreed to

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT AMENDMENT (WASTE INCINERATOR FACILITIES-RESIDENTAL EXCLUSION ZONES) BILL 2017Commenced 12.58 pm
PMB No. 1267. Motion of Mr Buckingham
​Bill introduced, 1st reading and printing: Motion of Mr Buckingham​Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Buckingham​2R debate adjourned for 5 calendar days
Lunch1.13 pm - 2.30 pm
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 2.30 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced 2.30 pm
CONDUCT OF BUSINESSCommenced 3.31 pm

Motion of Mr Blair: That government business take precedence over general business for the remainder of this day

​Agreed to
APPOINTMENT OF NEW DEPUTY GOVERNMENT WHIPCommenced 3.32 pm

Mr Blair informed the House that, on 20 November 2017, the Honourable Wes Fang was elected Deputy Government Whip in the Legislative Council, in place of Mr Franklin.

JOINT COMMITTEE - MEMBERSHIPCommenced 3.33 pm

Government Business NOM No. 1: Motion of Mr Blair (on behalf of Mr Harwin)

Agreed to
PAPERS—TABLED BY PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 3.33 pm

Mr Farlow tabled certain reports

 
SEASONAL FELICITATIONSCommenced 3.34 pm
Motion of Mr Blair: That this House notes its thanks to the members and staff of the Parliament and wishes seasonal felicitations to all. Agreed to
COMMITTEE ON THE HEALTH CARE COMPLAINTS COMMISSION - MEMBERSHIPCommenced 3.35 pm

The President informed the House that the Legislative Assembly has this day agreed to the following resolution:

(1) (a)       Austin William Evans be appointed to the Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission in place of Katrina Ann Hodgkinson, resigned.

 
ADJOURNMENT​Commenced 4.24 pm
That the House do now adjourn: Motion of Mr Blair

Agreed to.

The House adjourned at 4.52 pm until Tueday 23 November 2017 at 2.30 pm.