Bills this week
Parliament is not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 2 August 2022. Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 21 June.
Makes a range of reforms to building related Acts, particularly focussing on consumer protection issues, and compliance arrangements.
Creates a new statutory indictable offence in the Crimes Act 1958 of engaging in conduct that is grossly offensive to community standards of acceptable conduct and abolishes the common law offence of outraging public decency; and defers the decriminalisation of public drunkenness offences by 12 months.
Makes changes to the Chief Commissioner of Police's powers to re-categorise certain firearms to a higher category.
Establishes a new principal Act relating to the treatment of people with mental illness or in psychological distress; reforms the provision of mental health and wellbeing services; establishes the Mental Health Tribunal and the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commissioner, and a range of statutory bodies to deliver and regulate mental health care services.
Residential Tenancies, Housing and Social Services Regulation Amendment (Administration and Other Matters) Bill 2022
Makes a number of changes to governance and obligations of Homes Victoria in relation to public housing it manages under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, and makes further changes to other housing-related Acts.
Expands the powers and functions of the Essential Services Commission under the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Act 2007; extends the operation of the Victorian energy efficiency target scheme; sets out new accreditation and compliance arrangements under the Act; makes a number of other amendments to the Act; and updates the civil penalties regime under the Essential Services Commission Act 2001.
Passed the Assembly
Will now go to the Council for consideration.
- Local Government Legislation Amendment (Rating and Other Matters) Bill 2022 Go To Page
- Children and Health Legislation Amendment (Statement of Recognition and Other Matters) Bill 2022 Go To Page
- Treaty Authority and Other Treaty Elements Bill 2022 Go To Page
- Education Legislation Amendment (Adult and Community Education and Other Matters) Bill 2022 Go To Page
- Sustainable Forests Timber Amendment (Timber Harvesting Safety Zones) Bill 2022 Go To Page
Passed the Parliament
Will now go to the Governor for royal assent.
Defeated in the Council