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, and to provide for gender equality in the election of the elected members of Seanad Éireann, and to make provision for the exercise by Seanad Éireann of powers relating to scrutiny of EU Legislative proposals and for the holding of inquiries 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: 28 May 2013

Sponsored by: Finian McGrath; Noel Grealish; Mattie McGrath; Shane Ross; Stephen Donnelly

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

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

28 May 2013

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    28 May 2013

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    28 May 2013

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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  • 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)

    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)

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  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

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  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    Future Stage

  • 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)

    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)

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

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  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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28 May 2013

As Initiated

Seanad (No. 2) Bill 2013

Debates

28 May 2013

Dáil Éireann

Seanad (No. 2) Bill 2013: First Stage