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

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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 and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

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    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

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    Future Stage

  • 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 (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

 

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