Bill entitled an Act to afford statutory recognition to Down's Syndrome as a low incidence disorder, to ensure that adequate provision is made for the resource teaching hours allocated to persons with Down's Syndrome and for that purpose to give statutory effect to a Department of Education and Skills Circular on the level of resource teaching hours and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 3 Feb 2016

Sponsored by: Finian McGrath

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad

03 Feb 2016

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    17 Jul 2013

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    17 Jul 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    17 Jul 2013

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Jul 2013

    Completed

  • 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)

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    Future Stage

  • 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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    Future Stage

  • 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

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    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)

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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
    (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

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Debates

7 Feb 2014

Dáil Éireann

Down's Syndrome (Equality of Access) Bill 2013: Referral to Select Committee [Private Members]

7 Feb 2014

Dáil Éireann

Down's Syndrome (Equality of Access) Bill 2013: Second Stage [Private Members]