Bill entitled an Act to regulate the use of digital devices in primary and secondary schools subject to the discretionary educational uses provided for in the act and to put in place a code of behaviour on digital device usage implemented by the board of management and teachers by which student possession of digital devices will be prohibited during school hours for the purposes of reducing the harmful impact on academic performance, social and emotional wellbeing of children

Last updated: 27 Jun 2018

Sponsored by: Billy Lawless; Victor Boyhan; Gerard P. Craughwell

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

27 Jun 2018

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    21 Jun 2018

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    21 Jun 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    27 Jun 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    27 Jun 2018

    Current 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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    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

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  • 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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  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

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  • 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)

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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 (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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25 Jun 2018

As Initiated

Education (Digital Devices in Schools) Bill 2018

Debates

27 Jun 2018

Seanad Éireann

Education (Digital Devices in Schools) Bill 2018: Second Stage

27 Jun 2018

Seanad Éireann

Education (Digital Devices in Schools) Bill 2018: Order for Second Stage