Bill entitled an Act to provide for free and fair elections to Seanad Éireann wherein the franchise is extended to all people who are over eighteen and legally resident in Ireland and to all people who are Irish citizens; to alter the method that graduates of an Irish Institute of Higher Education use to elect members of the Seanad; to provide for the conduct of elections to Seanad Éireann and to amend the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Acts 1937 to 2006, the Seanad Electoral (Panel Members) Acts 1947 to 2006; to amend the Electoral Acts 1992 to 2012; to amend the Oireachtas (Miscellaneous Provisions) and Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices (Amendment) Act 1996 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 15 Dec 2015

Sponsored by: John Crown

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill has lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad.

15 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    1 Mar 2013

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    1 Mar 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Mar 2013

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Mar 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    15 Dec 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    15 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    15 Dec 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    15 Dec 2015

    Current Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    n/a

    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)

    n/a

    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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    n/a

    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

 

1 Mar 2013

As Initiated

Seanad Electoral Reform Bill 2013

Debates

15 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Electoral Reform Bill 2013: Committee and Remaining Stages

15 May 2013

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Electoral Reform Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed)

6 Mar 2013

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Electoral Reform Bill 2013: Second Stage

6 Mar 2013

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Electoral Reform Bill 2013: Order for Second Stage