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Schedule for Week Commencing 11 March 2013

Dé Máirt/Tuesday, 12/03/2013

Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht CR4, LH 2000 2.15 p.m. (T) AGENDA:
(i) Scrutiny of EU legislative proposals: COM(2011)690; Com(2011)789; COM(2012)118; COM(2012)120; COM(2012)236; COM(2012)697; and
(ii) The difficulties in obtaining home insurance for properties in areas that have experienced extreme weather events (resumed). [Representatives of the Irish National Flood Forum]
Health and Children CR2, LH 2000 5 p.m. (T) AGENDA: Tackling childhood poverty [Mr Toby Wolfe, Acting Director, Startstrong; Ms June Tinsley, Policy Officer,Barnardos and Mr Stuart Duffin, Director of Policy and Programmes,One Family]

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation CR2, LH 2000 1.30 p.m. (T) AGENDA: Report by RGDATA titled Nightmare on Every Street: Town Centres, Car Parking and Smart Travel; the overall retail strategy; and the black economy. [Ms Tara Buckley, Director General, RGDATA].
Working Group of Committee Chairmen CR1, LH 2000 5.15 p.m. AGENDA: Private Meeting

Dé Céadaoin/Wednesday, 13/03/2013

Education and Social Protection CR3, LH 2000 1 p.m. (T) AGENDA:
(i) E-Learning - Delivering Third Level Education online [Hibernia College]; and
(ii) Use of technology for school organisation and communicating with parents. [Schoolbag.ie]
Justice, Defence and Equality CR2, LH 2000 2 p.m. (T)(M) AGENDA: The black market in Ireland and proposed solutions [Representatives from the National Federation of Retail Newsagents]

Transport and Communications CR4, LH 2000 9.30 a.m. (T) AGENDA:
(i) Challenges facing individuals, families and communities through the irresponsible use of social media channels (resumed) [Representatives from the National Anti-Bullying Coalition]; and
(ii) Forthcoming EUFORES Interparliamentary Conference [Dr Jan Geiss, Secretary General, EUFORES]

Déardaoin/Thursday, 14/03/2013

Environment, Community and Local Government (Sub-Committee) CR3, LH 2000 2 p.m. (T)(S) AGENDA: Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill 2013 [Minister of State with responsibility for the NewERA Project]
European Union Affairs CR2, LH 2000 2 p.m. (T) AGENDA:
Ireland and the future of the EU (resumed):
(i) Financial, budgetary and economic policy integration in the EU; and (ii) Democratic accountability and legitimacy, and political union; (iii) The UK and the EU - implications for Ireland [Mr Gavin Barrett, UCD and Ms Brigid Laffan, UCD]  
Health and Children CR2, LH 2000 9.30 a.m. (T) AGENDA: Session A: 9.30 - 10.30 a.m.
Challenges pertaining to epilepsy in Ireland [Mr Mike Glynn, Chief Executive Officer,Epilepsy Ireland]; and
Session B: 10.45 a.m. - 12.45 p.m.
Tackling childhood poverty (resumed) [Ms Eleanor McClory, Chief Executive, Young Ballymun; Mr Noel Kelly, Programme Manager, Preparing for Life and Ms Marian Quinn, Chief Executive Officer, Childhood Development Initiative

Public Accounts CR1, LH 2000 10 a.m. (T) AGENDA:
(i) Business of the Committee; and
(ii) 2011 Appropriation Accounts and Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General:
e. Social Insurance Fund- Annual Accounts 2011
[Secretary General, Department of Social Protection]
Transport and Communications CR3, LH 2000 10 a.m. (T) AGENDA:
(i) Eircom’s proposals re. reducing its wholesale line rental charges. [Officials from the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg)]; and
(ii) EU Scrutiny of
COM(2013)18; COM(2013)26; COM(2013)27; COM(2013)28; COM(2013)29; COM(2013)30; COM(2013)31; COM(2013)40; and COM(2013)48

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Liostáil Shealadach Billí lena mBreithniú i Roghchoistí Dála / Provisional Listing of Bills for Dáil Select Committee Consideration
Week commencing 18 March 2013
Health(Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 (Select sub-Committee on Health, Tuesday, 19 March 2013 at 5 p.m. in Committee Room 2)
Week commencing 25 March 2013
Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012 (Select Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality, Wednesday, 20 March 2013 at 11 a.m. in Committee Room 2)