Sitting Arrangements: Motion

I move:

That notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, or the Order of the Seanad of Tuesday, 15th June, 2021, in respect of the sitting of the Seanad on Friday, 18th June, 2021, the business to be taken shall be confined to the items set out in the Schedule to this paragraph and, accordingly, no other business shall be taken unless the Seanad shall otherwise order on motion made by the Leader of the House or such other Senator as she may authorise in that behalf.

Schedule

Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021 – Order for Second Stage and Second Stage.

The Order for Second Stage and Second Stage of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021 shall be taken at 9.30 a.m. and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion after 75 minutes. The opening contribution of the Minister at the debate on Second Stage shall not exceed 8 minutes, the contribution of all Senators shall not exceed 5 minutes, and the Minister shall be given no less than 8 minutes to reply to the debate.

Suspension of Sitting.

On the conclusion of the proceedings on the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021, the sitting shall be suspended for 15 minutes.

Affordable Housing Bill 2021 – Report and Final Stages.

The proceedings on the Report and Final Stages of the Affordable Housing Bill 2021 shall be taken on the resumption of the sitting and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 5.30 p.m. by one Question, which shall be put from the Chair and which shall, in relation to amendments, include only those set down or accepted by the Government; the proceedings shall be interrupted after two hours for 45 minutes and after another two hours for 15 minutes whereupon the sitting shall be suspended on each such occasion to allow for the sanitisation of the Chamber, and the order of debate shall resume thereafter.

Question put and agreed to.