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Running Record (06 April 2017)

No. 101
Thursday 6 April 2017


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HOUSE MEETS AT 10.00 am
The President took the Chair, prayers read.

Commenced 10.00 am
PROTEST AGAINST PASSING OF A BILLCommenced 10.01 am
​The President informed the House that the Clerk had received a protest against the passing of the Greyhound Racing Bill, signed by members of The Greens. The President further informed the House that the protest would be forwarded to the Governor.
FORMAL BUSINESSCommenced 10.01 am
​PMB 1104 - Mr Moselmane - Asylum seekers​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1196 - Mr Primrose - Council amalgamations​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1205 - Mr Moselmane - Statements by Senator Pauline Hanson​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1216 - Mr Moselmane - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1240 - Mr Moselmane - Proposed revision of the Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act 1975​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1275 - Mr Buckingham - Australian energy market rules
Amended, by leave, by inserting 'recognising this will be a significant change for the market and commission will need to address the implications for the contract market, IT systems and metering, and other matters' in paragraph c
​Agreed  to
​PMB 1282 - Mrs Maclaren-Jones - 40th anniversary of Bundanoon 'Brigadoon'​Agreed to
​PMB 1287 - Mr Buckingham - Severe weather and global warming​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1290 - Mr Pearson - Whip use by jockeys​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1292 - Mr Primrose - Spending caps for local government elections​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1293 - Mr Buckingham - Removal of the ethanol mandate​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1295 - Dr Faruqi - National Youth Week​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1297 - Mr Buckingham - Deer population control​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
PETITIONSCommenced 10.06 am
Coal Seam Gas exploration in the Shoalhaven - Mr Field, 4174 signatures (irregular)Petition received
NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.08 am
​Notices given this day
BUSINESS ON THE NOTICE PAPER POSTPONEDCommenced 10.14
Business of the House Notice of Motion No. 1​Postponed until 4 May 2017
STANDING COMMITTEE ON STATE DEVELOPMENT - REFERENCECommenced 10.14 am
Mr Pearce informed the House that the committee accepted a reference from the Minister for Planning and had resolved to inquire into and report on Regional development and a global Sydney.
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS - ORDER OF PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESSCommenced 10.15 am
​The Government Whip moved that the order of private members' business for today be as follows:​Agreed to
​1. PMB no. 1283 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Secord relating to the Public Health Amendment (Vaccination of Children Attending Child Care Facilities) Bill
​2. PMB no. 767 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Brown relating to the Public Health Amendment (Registered Nurses in Nursing Homes) Bill 2016
​3. PMB no. 1291 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Franklin
   PMB no. 1289 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Secord
   PMB no. 1277 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Walker
all relating to floods in northern New South Wales, to be moved in globo, with the question on the motions to be put seriatim.
4. PMB no. 1213 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Mookhey relating to penalty rates.
​5. PMB no. 1211 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Green relating to the Bible Society.
​6. PMB no 5 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Revd Mr Nile relating to the Alcoholic Beverages Advertising Prohibition Bill 2015
​7. PMB no. 968 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mrs Taylor relating to Dementia Awareness Month.
PUBLIC HEALTH AMENDMENT (VACCINATION OF CHILDREN ATTENDING CHILD CARE FACILITIES) BILLCommenced 10.19 am
PMB No. 1283. Motion of Mr Secord
​Bill introduced, read first time and printed: Motion of Mr Secord​Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Secord​Debate adjourned for five calendar days
PUBLIC HEALTH AMENDMENT (REGISTERED NURSES IN NURSING HOMES) BILL 2016Commenced 10.40 am
PMB No. 767: Motion of Mr Brown
​2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Brown. Resumption of debate.​Debate adjourned until next sitting day
FLOODS IN NORTHERN NEW SOUTH WALESCommenced 11.12 am

According to resolution of the House earlier this day, the following motions moved in globo:

PMB No, 1291: Motion of Mr Franklin
PMB No. 1289: Motion of Mr Secord
PMB No. 1277: Motion of Ms Walker

​Debate interrupted
Lunch1.00 pm - 2.30 pm
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 2.30 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced  2.30 pm
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 6-PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT-TERMS OF REFERENCECommenced  3.32 pm
​Mr Greens, Committee Chair, reported that the Committee has resolved to inquire into 'energy from waste' technology. ​Reported.
 
PERSONAL EXPLANATIONCommenced  3.34 pm
Mr Buckingham made a personal explanation.
GENERAL PURPOSE STANDING COMMITTEE NO. 5 REPORT - GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSECommenced 3.35 pm
​The Clerk tabled the Government's response to the Report No. 43 of the committee entitled, 'Wambelong fire inquiry evidence'.​Tabled.
FLOODS IN NORTHERN NEW SOUTH WALESCommenced 3.36 pm

According to resolution of the House earlier this day, the following motions were moved in globo:
PMB No, 1291: Motion of Mr Franklin;
PMB No. 1289: Motion of Mr Secord;
PMB No. 1277: Motion of Ms Walker
Resumption of interrupted debate

​Debate in progress
​Motion of Mr Franklin.​Agreed to
​Motion of Mr Secord​Agreed to
​Motion of Ms Walker​Agreed to
Alcoholic Beverages Advertising Prohibition Bill 2015 Commenced 3.52 pm 
Motion of Revd Mr Nile: That the bill be read a second time. ​Debate interrupted.
COMMITTEE ON THE OMBUDSMAN, THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CONDUCT COMMISSION AND THE CRIME COMMISSION - MEMBERSHIPCommenced 4.01 pm
Motion of Mr Harwin: That Mr Farlow be discharged from and Mr Amato be appointed a member of the committee.​Agreed to.
ADJOURNMENTCommenced 4.02 pm
Motion of Mr Harwin: That the House do now adjourn.

​Agreed to.

The House adjourned at 4.33 pm until Tuesday 2 May 2017, at 2.30 pm.