Bill entitled An Act to prohibit recognised schools, subject to certain exceptions, from charging admission or enrolment fees or from otherwise seeking contributions from parents towards meeting the costs and expenses incurred in providing education at that school; and to provide for connected matters.

Last updated: 8 May 2019

Sponsored by: Gerald Nash; Kevin Humphreys; Ivana Bacik; Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Third Stage

8 May 2019

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    3 May 2018

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    3 May 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    3 May 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 May 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    8 May 2019

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    8 May 2019

    Current 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

 

3 May 2018

As Initiated

Free Education (Prohibition of Fees and Charges) Bill 2018

Debates

8 May 2019

Seanad Éireann

Free Education (Prohibition of Fees and Charges) Bill 2018: Second Stage

3 May 2018

Seanad Éireann

Free Education (Prohibition of Fees and Charges) Bill 2018: First Stage