Introduced on July 11 2018. The bill is one of three cognate omnibus bills amending legislation administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. The Bills address regulatory duplication, gaps, errors, and inconsistencies. The bills also update legislation and aim to reduce compliance costs. The Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill received its first reading on Feb 21 and referred to the Education and Workforce Committee. Reported back on May 31 with changes to clarify entitlements to parental paid leave. Committee stage of all three bills completed on Oct 22. Third reading of all three bills completed on Nov 7. Regulatory Systems (Economic Development) Amendment Bill Regulatory Systems (Housing) Amendment Bill Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill.