Bill entitled an Act to ensure the provision of high quality and affordable broadband nationwide by setting given quality and uptake targets; to place duties upon the Minister as to the achievement of those targets; to specify reporting procedures to be taken if targets are not met; to establish a Broadband Network and Commission to facilitate the objectives of the Act; to reform certain regulations relating to the provision of broadband; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Last updated: 22 Oct 2008

Sponsored by: Shane Ross; Joe O'Toole; Feargal Quinn; Ivana Bacik; Rónán Mullen; David P.B. Norris

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was defeated by vote.

22 Oct 2008

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    20 Feb 2008

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    20 Feb 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    22 Oct 2008

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 Oct 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made
    (Also known as Committee Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

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    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered
    (Also known as Report Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil
    (Also known as Final Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

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    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made

    (Also known as Final Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

22 Oct 2008

As Initiated

Broadband Infrastructure Bill 2008

Debates

22 Oct 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadband Infrastructure Bill 2008: Second Stage.

22 Oct 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadband Infrastructure Bill 2008: Order for Second Stage.