Bill entitled an Act to make provision for a statement of principles to inform the interpretation and administration of the Social Welfare Acts; to provide for a social welfare charter; to impose a duty to promote the take-up of social welfare entitlements; to set out certain rights to information, advocacy and support for social welfare applicants and recipients; to confer additional functions on the Citizens Information Board; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 17 Feb 2021

Sponsored by: Seán Sherlock

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

17 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    17 Feb 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    17 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    17 Feb 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Feb 2021

    Current 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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  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

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  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future 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 (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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17 Feb 2021

As Initiated

Principles of Social Welfare Bill 2021

Debates

17 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Principles of Social Welfare Bill 2021: First Stage