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Seanad Bill 2016

(Bill 41 of 2016)

Bill entitled an Act to implement reforms proposed in the Report of the Working Group on Seanad Reform and for that purpose to effect a range of reforms to the Seanad, to provide for the establishment of a Seanad Electoral Commission and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 27 Mar 2020

Sponsored by: Michael McDowell; Joan Freeman; John Dolan; Grace O'Sullivan; Alice-Mary Higgins; Lynn Ruane; Gerard P. Craughwell; Pádraig Ó Céidigh; Rónán Mullen; Frances Black; Victor Boyhan; Colette Kelleher

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad

27 Mar 2020

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    15 Jun 2016

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    15 Jun 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    15 Jun 2016

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Jun 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future 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

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

    n/a

    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

    n/a

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made

    (Also known as Final Stage)

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    n/a

    Future Stage

 

15 Jun 2016

As initiated

Seanad Bill 2016

Debates

12 Oct 2016

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2016: Second Stage (Resumed)

13 Jul 2016

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2016: Second Stage

15 Jun 2016

Seanad Éireann

Seanad Bill 2016: First Stage

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