Bills referred to the Committee

Updated 21 September 2017


 

  1. General Scheme of the Broadcasting (Amendment Bill) 2017 and Retransmission Fees
  2. Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Bill 2016
  3. Energy Bill 2016
  4. Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017
  5. Minerals Development Bill 2015 [ Seanad ]
  6. Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016
    changed from
    Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016
  7. Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]

Bills Sponsored by a member of the Government


Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Bill 2016

Sponsored by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Joint Committee discussion with stakeholders 17 January 2017

Status: Passed without amendment on 7 February 2017


Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017

Bill Number 51 of 2017

Sponsored by Minister for Communications Climate Action and Environment

Referred by the Dáil: 3 May 2017

Status: Passed without amendment Tuesday 16 May 2017


Energy Bill 2016

Sponsored by Senator Maurice Cummins on behalf of Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resoirces.

Referral by the Dáil 30 June 2016

Status: Passed with amendments 14 July 2016


Minerals Development Bill 2015 [ Seanad ]

Bill Number 69 of 2015

Sponsored by Senator Maurice Cummins on behalf of Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Referred by the Dáil 22 February 2017

Status: Passed with amendments 17 May 2017


Bills Sponsored by a private member


Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016

changed from

Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016

Bill Number: 37/16

Sponsored by: Deputy Tony McLoughlin

Referral by the Dáil: 27 October 2016

Committee meeting: 31 January 2017 [The committee held hearings on Tuesday 31 January 2017: Policy Issues arising from the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016 and the EPA report on Hydraulic Fracturing: Discussion]

More Information: For more information including opening statements and presentations see the Hydraulic Fracturing [Public Consultation on  UGEE (Unconventional Gas Exploration & Extraction)] page.

Status: Passed with amendments Tuesday 9 May 2017

Enacted: 6 July 2017


Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]

Bill Number: 80 of 2017

Sponsored by: Deputy Eamon Ryan, Deputy Catherine Martin

First Stage: 20 June 2017

Second Stage: 11 July 2017

Referral by the Dáil to the committee: 11 July 2017

Status: The committee decided at its meeting on 19 July 2017 to carry out a detailed scrutiny of this bill.

The committee also decided to publish this letter from the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten T.D.:


Statutory Instruments

Secondary Legislation

Broadcasting Act 2009 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre Legislative Scrutiny - Heads of Bills or Draft Bills


General Scheme of the Broadcasting (Amendment Bill) 2017 and Retransmission Fees

Received by the committee: 7 June 2017.

Published by the Joint Comittee 30 June 2017

  1. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017 - Minister - Chairman-Scanned
  2. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017 - Minister - Chairman
  3. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017
  4. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017 - Briefing Note
  5. Retransmission Fees - Briefing Note

For related documents, please see the Public Service Broadcasting page


 

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