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Running Record (09 March 2017)

No. 95
Thursday 9 March 2017


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

Commenced 10.00 am
FORMAL BUSINESSCommenced 10.02 am
​PMB 1180 - Mr Shoebridge - Former Minister Adrian Piccoli​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1196 - Mr Primrose - Council amalgamations​​Objection taken, not considered as formal business
​PMB 1203 - Dr Faruqi - Riverstone Meatworks Wetlands​Agreed to
​PMB 1225 - Mr Clarke - Police Medals and Awards Presentation Ceremony​Agreed to
​PMB 1226 - Mr Primrose - Women in Local Government Awards​Agreed to
​PMB 1227 - Mr Mallard - Katoomba RSL Club​Agreed to
​PMB 1230 - Mr Moselmane - Rape and Domestic Violence Service Australia​Agreed to
​PMB 1231 - Mr Clarke - 2016 National Day of Bosnia-Herzegovina​Agreed to
​PMB 1232- Mr Clarke - 2016 Jewish House Crisis Centre fundraising dinner​Agreed to
​PMB 1233 - Mr Clarke - Annual feast day of St Michael the Archangel​Agreed to
​PMB 1234 - Mr Clarke - 2016 Polish Christmas Festival​Agreed to
REPORT TABLED BY MINISTERCommenced 10.08 am
Mr Farlow tabled a report of the Ombudsman entitled, Review of police powers under the Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2012', dated November 2016 
STANDING COMMITTEE ON LAW AND JUSTICE - REPORTCommenced  10.09 am
Mr Mallard tabled Report no. 60. of the Committee entitled, 'Review of the workers compensation scheme', dated March 2017.​Report printed
​Mr Mallard moved: That the House take note of the report.​Debate adjourned until next sitting day
NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 10.09 am
Notices given this day.
BUSINESS ON THE NOTICE PAPER POSTPONEDCommenced 10.16 am
​Business of the House Notice of Motion No. 1​Postponed until Thursday 6 April 2017
TEMPORARY CHAIRS OF COMMITTEESCommenced 10.16 am

​The President informed the House of the appointment of the following members to act as Temporary Chair of Committees during the remainder of the present session of the the Parliament:

Mr Paul Green
Mr Ernest Wong
Mr Shayne Mallard
Dr Mehreen Faruqi

 
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS - ORDER OF PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESSCommenced 10.17 am
​The Government Whip moved that the order of private members' business for today be as follows:​Agreed to
​1. PMB no. 10 in the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr MacDonald relating to the Safer Pathway program.
​2. PMB no. 1171 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Ms Voltz relating to Parramatta War Memorial Pool.
​3. PMB no. 4 in the order of precedence standing in the name of Revd Mr Nile relating to the Crimes Amendment (Zoe's Law) Bill.
4. PMB no. 539 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Buckingham relating to the Mining Amendment (Climate Protection-No New Coal Mines) Bill 2016.
​5. PMB no. 1211 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Green relating to the Bible Society.
​6. PMB no. 1213 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mr Mookhey relating to penalty rates.
​7. PMB no. 968 outside the order of precedence standing in the name of Mrs Taylor relating to Dementia Awareness Month.
SAFER PATHWAY PROGRAMCommenced 10.19 am

PMB no. 10: Motion of Mr MacDonald.

​Agreed to

PARRAMATTA WAR MEMORIAL POOLCommenced 11.04 am

PMB no. 1171: Motion of Ms Voltz.

Negatived
Ayes: 17 / Noes: 20
(Division no. 1)

CRIMES AMENDMENT (ZOE'S LAW) BILL 2017Commenced 12.42 pm

Bill introduced, read first time and printed. Motion of Revd Nile

Agreed to
​2nd Reading: Motion of Revd Nile​Debate adjourned for five calendar days.
Lunch1.00 pm - 2.30 pm
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 2.30 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced 2.30 pm

OMBUDSMAN--REPORT

Commenced 3.32 pm
President, according to the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 and the Ombudsman Act 1974, tabled a report of Ombudsman entitled 'Oversight of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 Annual Report 2015-2016', dated March 2017. Tabled
Motion of Mr Harwin: That the report be printed. ​Agreed to.
COMMITTEES-MEMBERSHIP Commenced 3.33 pm

The President informed the House of the following changes to the committee membership:

Portfolio Committee No. 2 – Health and Community Services: Ms Walker in place of Dr Faruqi

Portfolio Committee No. 5 – Industry and Transport: Dr Faruqi in place of Mr Buckingham

Portfolio Committee No. 6 – Planning and Environment: Mr Buckingham in place of Mr Shoebridge.

Reported.
GENERAL PURPOSE STANDING COMMITTEE NO. 4 - EXTENSION OF REPORTING DATECommenced 3.34 pm

Mr Borsak informed the House that the Committee had resolved to extend the reporting date for its inquiry into Museums and galleries to 30 April 2017.

Reported.
MINING AMENDMENT (CLIMATE PROTECTION-NO NEW COAL MINES) BILL 2016Commenced 3.35 pm

2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Buckingham.

​Debate interrupted.

 

ADJOURNMENT 

Commenced 4.03 pm

​Motion of Mr Farlow: That the House do now adjourn.

​Agreed to.

 

The House adjourned at 4.33 pm until Tuesday 28 March 2017, at 2.30 pm.