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Running Record (17 May 2022)

No. 125

Tuesday 17 May 2022

The Running Record is intended as a guide only to information on the proceedings of the Legislative Council, and is updated during the course of the sitting day. It shows the progress of legislation, results of motions moved and other business conducted. Where possible, the document contains useful links to areas such as bills, the tabled papers database, and notices of motions given that day.

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MEETING OF THE HOUSECommenced 2.30 pm

The President took the Chair, prayers read.

The President acknowledged the Gadigal clan of the Eora nation.


NEW MEMBER SWORNCommenced 2.31 pm

Ms Sue Higginson took the pledge of loyalty and signed the roll of the House.


BILL FORWARDED FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLYRSL NSW AMENDMENT BILL 2022Commenced 2.32 pm

​The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly forwarding the RSL NSW Amendment Bill 2022 for concurrence.

 
​​1st Reading and printing: Motion of Mr Tudehope
​Agreed to. 
Mr Tudehope then moved: That standing orders be suspended to allow the passing of the bill through all its remaining stages during the present or any one sitting of the House.
​Agreed to. 2nd reading to be considered at a later hour
MESSAGE FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLYMINING AND PETROLEUM LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2022Commenced 2.33 pm

​The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly agreeing to the Council's amendments in the Mining and Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill 2022.

 
INSPECTOR OF CUSTODIAL SERVICES—REPORTSCommenced 2.33 pm
The President tabled the following reports of the Inspector of Custodial Services, according to the Inspector of Custodial Services Act 2012:
  • Report entitled ‘Inspection of Lithgow Correctional Centre’, dated May 2022
  • Report entitled ‘Inspection of Emu Plains Correctional Centre’, dated May 2022.

SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSIONER—REPORTCommenced 2.34 pm
The President, according to the Small Business Commissioner Act 2013, tabled the annual report of the Small Business Commissioner for year ended 31 December 2021.

LEGISLATION REVIEW COMMITTEE—REPORTCommenced 2.34 pm

Mr Barrett tabled report entitled "Legislation Review Digest No. 43/57", dated 17 May 2022.


SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE—REPORTCommenced 2.35 pm

The Chair (Mr Farlow) tabled Report No. 59 of the Selection of Bills Committee, dated 17 May 2022.


​Mr Farlow moved, according to paragraph 4(1) of the resolution establishing the committee: That the following bills not be referred to a committee for inquiry and report this day:
  1. RSL NSW Amendment Bill 2022
  2. Dingo Cultural Heritage and Protection Bill 2022
  3. (Environment Planning and Assessment Amendment (Climate Change Response) Bill 2022
  4. Firearms Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
  5. Government Telecommunications Amendment Bill 2022
  6. Water Management Amendment (Floodplain Harvesting Licences) Bill 2022
 Agreed to
DISALLOWABLE INSTRUMENTS—TABLED BY CLERKCommenced 2.36 pm
​The Clerk tabled disallowable statutory rules and instruments to Friday 13 May 2022.

RETURNS TO ORDERS Commenced 2.36 pm

The Clerk announced receipt of the following returns to order received since the last sitting of the House:

  • Dungowan Dam, Wyangala Dam and Mole River Dam - Further order
  • Shark programs in New South Wales
  • Eraring Power Station
  • FriendlyJordies

NOTICES OF MOTIONSCommenced 2.37 pm
Notices given this day

BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 2.53 pm

​​​​​​​​Business of the House notices of motions nos 1 & 2: Motion of Ms Boyd

​Postponed until Thursday 19 May 2022

Business of the House notice of motion no. 3: Motion of Mr Tudehope

​Postponed until Thursday 19 May 2022
WRITTEN ANSWER TO A SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTION WITHOUT NOTICECommenced 2.54 pm

The President informed the House of the publication in today's Hansard of a written answer to a supplementary question lodged with the Clerk since the last sitting of the House.


BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 2.54 pm

Government business notice of motion no. 1: Motion of Mr Tudehope (on behalf of Mrs Maclaren-Jones)

​Postponed until next sitting day
FIRST SPEECH OF SUE HIGGINSONCommenced 2.55 pm

Business of the House notice of motion no. 4: Motion of Mr Tudehope: That Ms Sue Higginson give her first speech at 6.00 pm this day.

Agreed to
RSL NSW AMENDMENT BILL 2022Commenced 2.56 pm
​​1st Reading: Motion of Mr Farraway
Agreed to
​3rd Reading: Motion of Mr Farraway
​Agreed to
Bill returned to the Assembly without amendment
SUSPENSION OF STANDING AND SESSIONAL ORDERS—CONDUCT OF BUSINESS OF THE HOUSECommenced 3.27 pm

Mr Barrett moved: That standing and sessonal orders be suspended to allow a motion to be moved forthwith relating to conduct of business of the House this day.

​Agreed to
​Mr Barrett moved: That:
  1. Debate on committee reports and government responses is to take precedence forthwith, and after Questions until the commencement of the first speech of Ms Sue Higginson this day.

  2. Debate on the following committee reports and government responses take precedence of all other committee reports and government responses this day:
    1. Report No. 46 of Portfolio Committee No. 4 – Industry entitled "The use of exotic animals in circuses and exhibition of cetaceans in New South Wales", dated December 2020,
    2. Report No. 1/57 of the Joint Standing Committee on Coercive Control entitled "Coercive control in domestic relationships", dated June 2021
    3. Report No. 53 of Portfolio Committee No. 1 – Premier and Finance entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
    4. Report No. 47 of Portfolio Committee No. 4 – Industry entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
    5. Report No. 58 of Portfolio Committee No. 5 – Legal Affairs entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
    6. Report No. 56 of Portfolio Committee No. 2 – Health entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
    7. Report No. 14 of Portfolio Committee No. 6 – Transport and Customer Service entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
    8. Report No. 7 of Portfolio Committee No. 7 – Planning and Environment entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021.
​Agreed to

PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 4 - INDUSTRY—TAKE NOTE OF REPORT AND GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

Commenced 3.30 pm

​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 46 entitled "The use of exotic animals in circuses and exhibition of cetaceans in New South Wales", dated December 2020 and the government response

Agreed to

JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON COERCIVE CONTROL—TAKE NOTE OF REPORT

Commenced 3.43 pm

​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 1/57 entitled "Coercive control in domestic relationships", dated June 2021

Debate adjourned to a later hour of the sitting
According to sessional order, proceedings interrupted at 4.00 pm for Questions
QUESTIONSCommenced 4.00 pm
SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

Commenced 5.01 pm

TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONSCommenced 5.02 pm
​Motion of Mr Mookhey: That the House take note of answers given this day, and answers received to questions on notice since the last sitting.​Agreed to

JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON COERCIVE CONTROL—TAKE NOTE OF REPORT

Commenced 5.30 pm

​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 1/57 entitled "Coercive control in domestic relationships", dated June 2021

Debate adjourned to next sitting day

PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 4 - INDUSTRY—TAKE NOTE OF REPORT

Commenced 5.41 pm

​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 47 of Portfolio Committee No. 4 – Industry entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021

Agreed to
PETITIONS—GOVERNMENT RESPONSESCommenced 5.41 pm

Mr Tudehope tabled government responses to the following ePetitions:

  • ePetition entitled "Pass the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 without delay" presented by Ms Faehrmann on 10 May
  • ePetition entitled "Please unanimously reject the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021" presented by Mr Donnelly on 10 May

PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 5 - LEGAL AFFAIRS—TAKE NOTE OF REPORTCommenced 5.42 pm
​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 58 of Portfolio Committee No. 5 – Legal Affairs entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
​Agreed to
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 2 - HEALTH—TAKE NOTE OF REPORTCommenced 5.42 pm
​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 56 of Portfolio Committee No. 2 – Health entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
​Agreed to
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 6 - TRANSPORT AND CUSTOMER SERVICE—TAKE NOTE OF REPORTCommenced 5.43 pm
​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 14 of Portfolio Committee No. 6 – Transport and Customer Service entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
​Agreed to
PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE NO. 7 - PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT—TAKE NOTE OF REPORTCommenced 5.44 pm
​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 7 of Portfolio Committee No. 7 – Planning and Environment entitled "Budget Estimates 2020-2021", dated May 2021
​Agreed to
BUSINESS POSTPONEDCommenced 5.44 pm

​​​​​​​​Committee reports and government responses orders of the day nos 2-16, 22-42: Motion of Mr Farlow

​Postponed until a later hour of the sitting
STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL ISSUES—TAKE NOTE OF REPORTCommenced 5.45 pm
​Resumption of take note debate of Report No. 60 of the Standing Committee on Social Issues entitled 
"Crimes Amendment (Display of Nazi Symbols) Bill 2021", dated February 2022
​Debate interrupted
FIRST SPEECH—MS SUE HIGGINSON
Commenced 6.01 pm
Ms Higginson gave her first speech.
Dinner6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
BILL FORWARDED FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLYFIREARMS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2022Commenced 8:00pm

​The President reported receipt of a message from the Legislative Assembly forwarding the Firearms Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 for concurrence.

 

​​1st Reading and printing: Motion of Mr Poulos

​Agreed to. Leave granted to proceed in second progress. 
​2nd Reading in progress 
Moved that the debate be adjourned until next sitting day.
ADJOURNMENT​Commenced 8:37pm
That the House do now adjourn: Motion of Ms Taylor 

Debate in progress 

Agreed to.

The House adjourned at 9:06pm