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Running Record (22 June 2017)

No. 116

Thursday 22 June 2017


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MEETING OF THE HOUSE

Commenced 10.00 am

The President took the Chair, prayers read.

FORMAL BUSINESSCommenced 10.01 am
​PMB 1292 - Mr Primrose - Spending caps for local government elections​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1306 - Mr Primrose - KPMG documents relating to Council mergers ​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1418 - Mr Primrose - Forced council mergers​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1467 - Mr Searle - SO52 - Order for Papers - 2017-2018 Budget​Agreed to
​​PMB 1468 - Mr Searle - SO52 - Order for Papers - 2017-2018 Budget Finances​Agreed to
​​PMB 1476 - Mr Pearson - Yulin Dog Meat Festival​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1482 - Mr Field - Liquor licence applications and community impact statements ​Agreed to
PMB 1490 - Mr Veitch - Local Land Services job figures in State budget papers​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1491 - Dr Faruqi - Australian Seabird Rescue— Ballina​Agreed to
​PMB 1494 - Mr Pearson - Computer program for recognising pain in sheep​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1497 - Mr Shoebridge - Child abuse and school fees​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1498 - Mrs Maclaren-Jones - World FSHD Day​Agreed to
​PMB 1499 - Dr Faruqi - Mermaid Pool restoration project​Agreed to
​PMB 1504 - Mrs Maclaren-Jones - Bowel Cancer Awareness Month​Agreed to
PAPERS—TABLED BY PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARYCommenced 10.06 am

Mr Farlow tabled the following reports:

1. Report of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal entitled “WaterNSW: Review of rural bulk water services from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2021—Determination and Final Report”, dated June 2017.

2. Report of Department of Finance, Services and Innovation entitled “Work Health and Safety Act 2011: Statutory Review Report”, dated June 2017

 
NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.07 am
Notices given this day
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

​The President reported the following changes to the membership of Portfolio committees:

Portfolio Committee 1:

The Hon. Trevor Khan to be replaced by The Hon. Taylor Martin

Portfolio Committee 2:

The Hon. Matthew Mason-Cox to be replaced by Mr Scot Macdonald

Portfolio Committee 3:

The Hon. Duncan Gay to be replaced by The Hon. Taylor Martin

BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 10.14 am
​BOH Nos 1 and 2: Motion of Mr Searle​Postponed until Thursday 10 August 2017
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS - ORDER OF PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESSCommenced 10.14 am

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

1. TAFE funding: Motion of Ms Voltz (PMB 1496 outside the order of precedence)

2. Local Government Amendment (Amalgamation Referendums) Bill 2017: Motion of Mr Borsak

(PMB 1169 outside the order of precedence)

3. Gaming Machines Amendment (Transparency) Bill: Motion of Mr Field (PMB 1068 outside the order of precedence)

4. Crimes Amendment (Zoe’s Law) Bill 2017: Motion of Revd Nile (PMB 3 in the order of precedence)

5. Public Health Amendment (Vaccination of Children Attending Child Care Facilities) Bill 2017: Motion of Mr Secord (PMB 1283 outside the order of precedence)

6. Vietnam War veterans: Motion of Mrs Maclaren-Jones (PMB 5 in the order of precedence)

7. That following the conclusion of the valedictory speech of Mr Gay, debate on government business take precedence for the remainder of this day.

Agreed to
TAFE FUNDINGCommenced 10.16 am

PMB No. 1496 outside the order of precedence: Motion of Ms Voltz

​Debate adjourned until the next sitting day

MESSAGES FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Commenced 11.24 am

​The Deputy President (Dr Faruqi) reported following messages from the Legislative Assembly:

1. Agreeing to the LC amendments to the Transport Administration Amendment (Closure of Railway Line Between Rosewood and Tumbarumba) Bill 2017

2. Returning the Electronic Transactions Legislation Amendment (Government Transactions) Bill 2017 without amendment 

 
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AMENDMENT (AMALGAMATION REFERENDUMS) BILL 2017Commenced 11.24 am

PMB 1169: ​2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Borsak

Amendments circulated:

GRNS: c2017-052B

GRNS: c2017-053

OPP: c2017-039A

Agreed to

Ayes: 21  / Noes: 18

Mr Shoebridge moved: That it be an instruction to the committee of the whole that they have power to consider amendments relating to the de-amalgamation of councils

​Agreed to

Ayes: 21  / Noes: 18

​Consideration in Committee of the Whole

Leave granted to take the bill as a whole

 

​Mr Shoebridge moved Grns amendment no 1 on sheet c2017-052B

Agreed to

Ayes: 20 / Noes: 18

​Mr Primrose moved Opp amendment no. 1 on sheet c2017-039AAgreed to
​Mr Shoebridge, by leave, moved Grns amendments nos 1, 2 and 3 on sheet c2017-053Negatived
​Bill, as amended​Agreed to
​Bill reported to the House with amendments​Report adopted
​3rd reading

​Agreed to

Ayes: 21 / Noes: 18

Bill forwarded to the Assembly for concurrence

Lunch1.26 pm - 2.30 pm
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 2.30 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced  2.30 pm

VALEDICTORY SPEECH - HON DUNCAN GAY

Commenced 3.36 pm
Mr Gay gave his valedictory speech
According to sessional order, debate on government business takes precedence  

ASSENT TO BILL

Commenced 4.44 pm

​The President reported receipt  of message from the Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley, Administrator of the State of New South Wales intimating assent to the Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Police Powers and Parole) Bill 2017

 
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 5 - INDUSTRY AND TRANSPORTREFERENCECommenced 4.45 pm
Mr Brown informed the House that the committee had resolved to inquire into the implementation of the recommendations of the inquiry into commercial fishing in New South Wales.
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 4 - LEGAL AFFAIRSREFERENCECommenced 4.45 pm
Mr Borsak informed the House that the committee had resolved to inquire into and report on the fire and emergency services levy.

BILLS FORWARDED FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Commenced 4.47 pm

​The President reported receipt of messages from the Legislative Assembly forwarding the following  cognate bills for concurrence:

Appropriation Bill 2017 (and cognates)

  Appropriation (Parliament) Bill 2017

  State Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2017

  Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017

 

​1st Readings and printing: Motion of Mr Harwin

​Agreed to.
​Bill declared urgent​Agreed to

APPROPRIATION BILL 2017 (and cognates)
APPROPRIATION (PARLIAMENT) BILL 2017
STATE REVENUE AND OTHER LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (BUDGET MEASURES) BILL 2017
EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY BILL 2017

Commenced 4.47 pm

2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Harwin

Amendments circulated to the State Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget Measure) Bill 2017:

OPP: c2017-055A

OPP: c2017-058

GOVT: c2017-057D

Agreed to
​Consideration in Committee of the Whole

​Appropriation Bill 2017

Leave granted to take each bill as a whole

 Bill, as read

 

​Agreed to.

Agreed to

Appropriation (Parliament) Bill 2017

Leave granted to take each bill as a whole

 Bill, as read

 

Agreed to

Agreed to

​State Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2017

Amendments circulated:

OPP: c2017-055A

OPP: c2017-058

GOVT: c2017-057D

Leave granted to take each bill as a whole

​Mr Searle moved Opp amendment no. 1 on sheet c2017-058

Negatived

Ayes: 16 / Noes 18

​Mr Harwin moved Govt amendment no. 1 on sheet c2017-057D​Agreed to
​Bill, as amended​Agreed to

Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017

Leave granted to take each bill as a whole

Bill, as read

Agreed to

Agreed to

Appropriation Bill 2017, ​​Appropriation (Parliament) Bill 2017 and Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017 reported without amendment

State Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2017 reported with an amendment

​Reported to the House
​3rd Readings

​Agreed to

Bills forwarded to the Assembly.

ADJOURNMENT​Commenced 5.59 pm
That the House do now adjourn: Motion of Mr Harwin

Agreed to

The House adjourned at 6.30 pm until 8 August 2017 at 2.30 pm.