Bill entitled an Act to reform the system of electing the elected members of Seanad Éireann as provided for in article 18.10 of the Constitution by extending the right to vote to all persons entitled to vote in elections for Dáil Éireann and to certain other persons resident in the State and to persons resident in Northern Ireland who qualify for Irish citizenship and to Irish citizens resident abroad who hold Irish passports; to provide for gender equality in the election of the elected members of Seanad Éireann; to make provision for the exercise by Seanad Éireann of powers relating to scrutiny of EU legislative proposals and for the holding of enquiries and the receipt of citizens petitions, and for the repeal of certain Acts relating to Seanad Éireann; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 12 Nov 2014

Sponsored by: Feargal Quinn; Katherine Zappone; Mary Ann O'Brien

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

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

12 Nov 2014

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    9 May 2013

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 May 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    15 May 2013

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 May 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    12 Nov 2014

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    12 Nov 2014

    Current Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    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)

    Future Stage

  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    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)

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

9 May 2013

As Initiated

Seanad Bill 2013

Amendments

11 Nov 2014

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

12 Nov 2014

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2013: Committee Stage

15 May 2013

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2013: Second Stage

15 May 2013

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2013: Order for Second Stage

9 May 2013

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2013: First Stage