Bill entitled an Act to improve access to public sector information and services by requiring plain writing in published documents; and to provide for connected matters.

Last updated: 29 Jan 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, Second Stage

29 Jan 2019

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    29 Jan 2019

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    29 Jan 2019

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    29 Jan 2019

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    29 Jan 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

 

29 Jan 2019

As Initiated

Public Sector (Plain Language) Bill 2019

Debates

29 Jan 2019

Seanad Éireann

Public Sector (Plain Language) Bill 2019: First Stage