Introduced on May 18, the bill establishes a new regulatory system to ensure timbers throughout the forestry and wood-processing sector has been legally harvested. First reading on June 21 with all parties in support and referred to the Primary Production Committee. Reported back on Dec 14 with a large number of mainly technical changes including definitions such as what qualifies as a legal forestry advisor. Second reading on March 9 with all parties in favour. Committee stage completed on May 2 and third reading on May 17 with all parties in favour.