How Tim Hammond voted compared to someone who believes that the federal government should maintain and strengthen gun control laws and make sure they're the same around Australia

Division Tim Hammond Supporters vote Division outcome

25th Oct 2017, 6:11 PM – Representatives Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2017 - Third Reading - Pass the bill

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The majority voted to pass the bill in the House of Representatives. In parliamentary jargon, they voted to read the bill for a third time.

Since the bill has already passed in the Senate, it will now become law.

What does this bill do?

The bill creates mandatory minimum sentences and increases maximum penalties for the offences of trafficking firearms or parts of firearms both within Australia and between Australia and the rest of the world.

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absent Yes Passed by a small majority

25th Oct 2017, 5:56 PM – Representatives Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2017 - Consideration in Detail - Agree with the bill

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The majority voted in favour of a motion to agree with the bill as amended. This vote ends the consideration in detail stage of the bill and means that the House can now decide on whether they want to pass the bill so it can become law.

What does this bill do?

The bill creates mandatory minimum sentences and increases maximum penalties for the offences of trafficking firearms or parts of firearms both within Australia and between Australia and the rest of the world.

Read the bills digest for more information.

absent Yes Passed by a small majority

How "never voted" is worked out

Normally a person's votes count towards a score which is used to work out a simple phrase to summarise their position on a policy. However in this case Tim Hammond was absent during all divisions for this policy. So, it's impossible to say anything concrete other than that they have "never voted" on this policy.