Tuesday 24 November 2020
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THE HOUSE MEETS AT 11.00 am
MEETING OF HOUSE
The President took the Chair, prayers read.
Suspension of sessional order – Hard adjournment
Objection taken, not considered as formal business
Order for papers – Raising the Warragamba Dam Wall
Order for papers – Resignation of Mr Rodd Staples
Agreed to, as by leave amended
The Hon. Dame Margaret Guilfoyle AC DBE
Mr Tudehope tabled a quarterly progess report of the Minister for Police and Emergency Services of the implementation of all recommendations contained in the Final Report of the NSW Bushfire inquiry.
The Chair (Mrs Maclaren-Jones) tabled Report No. 42 of the Selection of Bills Committee, dated 24 November 2020.
Motion of Mrs Maclaren-Jones:
(1) That the following bills not be referred to a standing committee for inquiry and report, this day.
(a) Appropriation Bill 2020,
(b) Appropriation (Parliament) Bill 2020, and
(c) Payroll Tax Compliance Bill 2020.
(2) That consideration of the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Amendment (Coercive and Controlling Behaviour) Bill 2020 be deferred until the next Selection of Bills Committee meeting scheduled for February 2021.
The Clerk tabled additional documents relating to an order for papers regarding the interests and representations of Mr Daryl Maguire, received on Friday 20 November 2020
The Clerk tabled correspondence from the General Counsel at the Department of Premier and Cabinet, dated Friday 20 November 2020, relating to an order for papers regarding Floodplain Harvesting Regulation stating that the Regulator is not subject to the control and direction of the Minister except to the extent specifically provided for under the Act or any other act.
Motion of Mr Tudehope: That standing and sessional orders be suspended to allow the moving of a motion relating to conduct of business this day.
Motion of Mr Tudehope: That the sessional order relating to midnight adjournment be suspended this day
APPROPRIATION BILL 2020
APPROPRIATION (PARLIAMENT) BILL 2020
PAYROLL TAX AMENDMENT BILL 2020
2nd Reading: Motion of Mr Tudehope
Amendments to the following bills are found on the relevant bills page:
Commenced 1.02 pm
RULING BY PRESIDENT
The President gave a ruling regarding a notice of motion given by Mr Latham this day
Agreed to (after division)
Debate adjourned until next sitting day
Appropriation (Parliament) Bill 2020 - Leave given to take the bill as a whole
Agreed to (after division)
Mr Latham moved PHON amendment nos 1 sheet 69C in globo
Amendment Agreed to
The Chair of Committees reported progress and the House adopted the report
Further consideration in Committee of the Whole
Appropriation Bill 2020 - Leave given to take the bill as a whole
Original question, as amended - Agreed to (after division)
Appropriation Bill 2020 - Debate continued
ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BILL 2020
Consideration in committee of the whole
Negatived (after division)
Questions put separately - Amendments negatived (after division)
Further consideration in committee of the whole
Question on amendments nos:
52, 53, 54 and 55 on sheet 55C
43 and 44 on sheet 47
55 and 56 on sheet 49
Amendments relating to Clause 44:
Mr Latham moved PHON amendment nos 56 on sheet 55C
Mr Roberts moved PHON amendments nos 57 and 58 on sheet 49 and amendment no. 45 on sheet 47
Negatived on division
Mr Latham moved PHON amendment no 57 on sheet 55C
Amendments relating to clauses 46-47
Mr Roberts moved, by leave, in globo:
Amendments nos 59 and 60 on sheet 49
Amendments nos 46 - 51 on sheet 47
Amendments on clauses 48, 49, 50 and 51:
Mr Latham, by leave, moved amendments nos 58-61 on sheet 55C in globo
Mr Roberts, by leave, moved in globo:
Amendments nos 52 - 57 on sheet 47
Amendments nos 61 - 63 on sheet 49
Amendments on clauses 52 - 57
Mr Latham, by leave, moved PHON amendments nos 62 - 71 on sheet 55C, in globo
Negatived on division
Mr Roberts, by leave, moved PHON amendments in globo:
Nos 59 - 61 on sheet 47
Nos 64-73 on sheet 49
Amendments relating to Part 8, clauses 58 - 68
Mr Latham, by leave, moved PHON amendments nos 73 - 81 on sheet 55C in globo
Mr Roberts, by leave, moved PHON amendments nos 63 - 71 on sheet 47 in globo
Amendments relating to clause 69 - 78
Mr Latham, by leave, moved PHON amendments nos 82 - 85 on sheet 55C in globo
Mr Roberts, by leave, moved PHON amendments nos 72 - 76 on sheet 47 in globo
Mr Borsak moved SFF amendment no. 4 on c2020-286C
Question: That PHON amendments be agreed to
Agreed to on division
Bill returned to the Legislative Assembly with amendments.
The President reported receipt of messages from Her Excellency the Governor assenting to the following bills:
Retirement Villages Amendment Bill 2020
Stronger Communities Legislation Amendment (Domestic Violence) Bill 2020
Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill 2020
National Parks and Wildlife Legislation Amendment (Reservations) Bill 2020
Drug Supply Prohibition Order Pilot Scheme Bill 2020
The President reported that DPC had requested to vary the scope of four orders for papers.
Motion: That the varied terms be agreed to
Mr Tudehope tabled certain papers
Mr Tudehope moved that standing and sessonal orders be suspended to allow the following orders for papers to be called on forthwith:
Mr Shoebridge moved the SO52, notice given this day
Commenced 5.57 pm
Motion of Mr Tudehope: That this House at its rising today do adjourn until Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 2.30 pm unless the President, or if the President is unable to act on account of illness or other cause, the Deputy President, prior to that date, by communication addressed to each member of the House, fixes an alternative day or hour of meeting.
Motion of Mr Harwin: That this House notes its thanks to the members and staff of the Parliament and wish seasonal felicitations to all.
The Clerk tabled a return to an order for papers regarding the Stronger Communities Fund
The House adjourned at 7.27 pm until Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 2.30 pm