Bills and Estimates referred to the Committee

Updated 3 April 2017


Estimates - Vote 29 - Communications, Climate Action and Environment


Further Revised Estimate 2016 - Vote 29 - Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Referral by the Dáil 15 November 2016

Considered by the Select Committee 22 November 2016

The estimates were incorporated into the Appropriation Bill 2016


Vote 29 - Revised Estimates 2017 Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Referred by Dáil Éireann to the select committee on 15 December 2016

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 182 of the Standing Orders of Dáil Éireann relative to Public Business, Revised Estimates for the Public Services for the year ending 31st December, 2017, be presented to the Dáil and circulated to members and be referred to Select Committees, as appropriate, pursuant to Standing Orders 84A(3)(c) and 182(3).

Note: The estimate will be incorporated into the Appropriation Bill 2017.

Status: Meeting scheduled for Tuesday 11 April 2017 with the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Natural Resources.


Bills Sponsored by a member of the Government


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: Considered by the Select Committee 14 July 2016


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: Considered by the Select Committee on 7 February 2017


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

Refrred by the Dáil 22 February 2017

Status: No date set for committee stage.


Bills Sponsored by a private member


Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016

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:

  • The joint committee will publish its report on the detailed scrutiny of the bill on or around Wednesday 12 April 2017.
  • No date set for committee stage

Pre Legislative Scrutiny - Heads of Bills or Draft Bills


No heads of bills or draft bills have been referred to the committee.


 

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