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Running Record (24 May 2018)

​​​No. 158

Thursday 24 May 2018

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MEETING OF THE HOUSE

 Commenced 10.00 am

The President took the Chair, prayers read.

 Commenced 10.02 am

The President made a statement regarding the rules for the visitors in the public gallery.

FORMAL BUSINESSCommenced 10.00 am

PMB 2233 - Mrs Houssos - Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia

​Agreed to

​PMB 2237 - Mrs Houssos - UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality

​Agreed to

PMB 2239 - Mrs Houssos - University of New South Wales Sydney Arts & Social Sciences Facing Equality photography exhibition

​Agreed to

​​PMB 2243 - Mr Moselmane - Demountable classrooms in Riverstone

​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

PMB 2245 - Mr Moselmane - Public schools in Oatley

​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​​​PMB 2253 - Mr Moselmane - Wages growth in New South Wales

​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

PMB 2255 - Mr Franklin - Say No to Bullying  poster competition

​Agreed to

​​​PMB 2256 - Mr Mookhey - Lachlan Shire application for CCTV cameras

Mr Mookhey sought the leave of the House to amend the item by omitting paragraph 2 and inserting instead:

"2. That this House requests that the Attorney General assists Lachlan Shire by providing information regarding any applicable NSW funding programs."

​Agreed to, as by leave amended

​PMB 2258 - Mr Wong - Tzu Chi Foundation

​Agreed to

​PMB 2260 - Mr Shoebridge - Archbishop Phillip Wilson

Mr Shoebridge sought the leave of the House to amend the item by omitting paragraphs 2 and 3, and inserting instead.

"2. That this House recognises the devastation caused by abuse and accepts that victims were let down and betrayed by institutions that should have kept them safe.

3. That this House urges other states, territories and non-government institutions to stand up and commit to joining the National Redress Scheme to ensure victims of child abuse have the recognition they deserve and an opportunity to heal."

​Agreed to, as by leave amended

​PMB 2261 - Mr Moselmane - United Nations Human Rights Council vote on Gaza

​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​PMB 2262 - Mr Field - World Turtle Day 2018

​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​PMB 2263 - Mr Franklin - 60th annual Good Design Awards

​Agreed to

​PMB 2265 - Mr Shoebridge - Gun violence in America

​Objection taken, not considered as formal business

​​PMB 2266 - Mr Franklin - “Domestic Violence is Foul Play” awareness campaign

​Agreed to
​PMB 2217 - Mr Searle - Disputed claim of privilege – publication of report of Independent Legal Arbiter – Sydney Stadiums​Agreed to

JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON ROAD SAFETY (STAYSAFE)REPORT

Commenced 10.10 am
Mr Farlow tabled Report No. 4/56 entitled, 'Heavy Vehicle Safety and Use of Technology to Improve Road Safety', dated May 2018 
​The House take note of the report: Motion of Mr Farlow
​Debate adjourned until next sitting day.
REPORT OF INDEPENDENT LEGAL ARBITER—TABLED BY CLERKCommenced 10.11 am
​The Clerk tabled the report of the Independent Legal Arbiter the Hon Keith Mason in relation to Sydney Stadiums
NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.11 am
Notices given this day
PETITIONCommenced 10.17 am

Modern Slavery Bill 2018 – Mr Green, 6,348 signatures

Petition received
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS - ORDER OF PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESSCommenced 10.18 am

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

1.      Private members' business item no. 2160 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Revd Mr Nile relating to the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms) Bill,

2.      Private members' business item no. 2080 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Sharpe relating to the Public Health Amendment (Safe Access to Reproductive Health Clinics) Bill 2018,

3.      Private members' business item no. 2142 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Martin relating to the Central Coast Food Futures Forum,

4.      Private members' business item no. 2025 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Pearson relating to the live animal export industry.

 Agreed to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTI-DISCRIMINATION AMENDMENT (RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS) BILL 2018Commenced 10.20 am
PMB No. 2160. Motion of Revd Mr Nile 
​Bill introduced, 1st reading and printing: Motion of Revd Mr Nile ​Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Revd Mr Nile  ​Debate adjourned 5 calendar days
PUBLIC HEALTH AMENDMENT (SAFE ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CLINICS) BILL 2018Commenced 10.44 am
Resumption of ​2nd Reading: Motion of Ms Sharpe​Debate interrupted
Lunch1.00 pm - 2.30 pm
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 2.30 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced 2.30 pm
PAPERS—TABLED BY PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 3.33 pm

Mr Farlow tabled certain reports

 
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS Commenced 3.33 pm

Mr Harwin moved: That debate on private members' business take precedence of Government business this day, until the conclusion of proceedings on the Public Health Amendment (Safe Access to Reproductive Health Clinics) Bill 2018.

 Agreed to

 

PUBLIC HEALTH AMENDMENT (SAFE ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CLINICS) BILL 2018Commenced 3.35 pm
Resumption of ​2nd Reading: Motion of Ms Sharpe​Debate in progress
​Mr Mason-Cox moved that the question be amended by omitting "be read a second time" and inserting instead "be referred to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for inquiry and report"

​Negatived

Ayes: 12  / Noes: 26 

(Division no. 1)

​Original question put​Agreed to
​3rd reading

​Agreed to

Bill forwarded to the Legislative Assembly for concurrence

MESSAGES FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Commenced 6.10 pm
​The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly agreeing to the amendments in the Electoral Funding Bill 2018 

​The President further reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly:

The Legislative Assembly informs the Legislative Council that it has this day agreed to the following resolution:

That:

(1)        Paul Scully be appointed to serve on the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters in place of Anna Watson, discharged; and

(2)        A message be sent informing the Legislative Council.

ADJOURNMENT​Commenced 6.11 pm
That the House do now adjourn: Motion of Mr Blair

Agreed to.

The House adjourned at 6.41 pm until Tuesday 5 June 2018 at 2.30 pm.