Before moving to Questions on Promised Legislation, the Government Chief Whip has a business proposal to make arising from the agreement of the Business Committee this morning.
Gnó na Dála - Business of Dáil
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in the Order of Business of 20 November 2018 or in Standing Orders, that the order of today’s business, following the sos, shall be as follows: Finance Bill 2018 - Report Stage (resumed) and Final Stage; Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2018 - Order for Report, Report and Final Stages; Social Housing Bill 2016 - Second Stage; and the Topical Issue debate. On Report Stage of the Finance Bill 2018, Members may make only one contribution on an amendment, or on a group of amendments, which shall not exceed three minutes, provided that the member who moved the amendment shall also have a right of reply which shall not exceed two minutes. The Social Housing Bill 2016 shall commence not later than 8 p.m. and shall be brought to a conclusion after one hour. In the event a division is in progress at 8 p.m., the Bill shall be taken on its conclusion. The House shall adjourn on the conclusion of the Topical Issue debate.