Bill entitled an Act to amend the Electoral Act 1997 to protect the right to freedom of association and expression for civil society organisations in Ireland and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 14 May 2019

Sponsored by: Lynn Ruane; Fintan Warfield; Victor Boyhan; David P.B. Norris; Ivana Bacik; Grace O'Sullivan; Colette Kelleher; Frances Black; John Dolan; Alice-Mary Higgins

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

14 May 2019

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    14 May 2019

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    14 May 2019

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    14 May 2019

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 May 2019

    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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    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

 

14 May 2019

As Initiated

Electoral (Civil Society Freedom) (Amendment) Bill 2019

Debates

14 May 2019

Seanad Éireann

Electoral (Civil Society Freedom) (Amendment) Bill 2019: First Stage