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Section J – Progress of Legislation

For further information on the progress of Bills and subordinate legislation, contact either the relevant clerk or webpage (see end of Bulletin for details).

Bills in Progress

A list of all bills in progress can be accessed by the Scottish Parliament website at:

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/bills/billsInProgress/index.htm

For each Bill, the date of the next (or most recent) event in the Bill’s passage is given. Other relevant information, e.g. about lodging amendments, is given in italics.

As soon as a Public Bill (i.e. an Executive, Committee or Member’s Bill) has completed Stage 1, amendments for consideration at Stage 2 may be lodged; and as soon as Stage 2 is completed, amendments for Stage 3 consideration may be lodged. The last lodging day for amendments at Stage 2 is three sitting days before the meeting at which those amendments will be considered (e.g. Thursday for a meeting on Tuesday); at Stage 3 it is four days before. Amendments may be lodged until 4.30 pm on any sitting day, except on the last lodging day for Stage 2, when the deadline is 12 noon. Members are advised to lodge amendments in good time before the beginning of a Stage and as early as possible during the day.

Amendments to Private Bills are subject to different deadlines. These are set out in Rule 9A.12 of Standing Orders.

(Ex) = Executive Bill; (M) = Member’s Bill; (C) = Committee Bill; (P) = Private Bill.

Arbitration (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Economy, Energy and Tourism)) 3 June

Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 2 (Day 2) (Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee) 2 June

Amendments to ss. 19 – 20, sch. 1 and ss. 21 – 47 should be lodged by 12 noon on Thursday 28 May with the clerks to the committee

Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Justice)) 26 May

Stage 1 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) 26 May

Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 20 May

Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 13 May

Marine (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Rural Affairs and Environment)) 3 June

Offences (Aggravation by Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 3 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 3 June

Amendments should be lodged by 4.30 pm on Thursday 28 May with the clerks to the Justice Committee

Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)) 3 June

Scottish Local Government (Elections) Bill (Ex)

Stage 2 (Local Government and Communities Committee) 3 June

All amendments should be lodged by 12 noon on Friday 29 May with the clerks to the committee

Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 3 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 10 June

Amendments should be lodged by 4.30 pm on Thursday 4 June with the clerks to the Justice Committee

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Health and Sport)) 3 June

Subordinate legislation in progress
(date of laying) (Lead Committee)

Affirmative Instruments

Lead committee to report by 30 May 2009

The draft Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (Amendment) Order 2009 (21 April 2009) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 2 June 2009

The draft Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Designation of Participating Countries) (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2009 (24 April 2009) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 6 June 2009

The draft Waste Batteries (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (6 May 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Lead committee to report by 16 June 2009

The draft Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cash Searches: Constables in Scotland: Code of Practice) Order 2009 (8 May 2009) (Justice)

The draft Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Investigations: Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2009 (8 May 2009) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 21 June 2009

The draft Licensing (Mandatory Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (13 May 2009) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 22 June 2009

The draft Environmental Liability (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (14 May 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Lead committee to report by 23 June 2009

The draft Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2009 (15 May 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

The draft Town and Country Planning (Charges for Publication of Notices) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (15 May 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

Lead committee to report by 26 June 2009

The draft Adoption (Disclosure of Information and Medical Information about Natural Parents) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (18 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The draft Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2009 (18 May 2009) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 31 August 2009

The draft Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 (19 May 2009) (Economy, Energy and Tourism)

Lead committee to report by 1 September 2009

The draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 (20 May 2009) (Justice)

Negative Instruments

Subject to annulment by 28 May 2009

The Victim Notification (Prescribed Offences) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2009/142) (3 April 2009) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 31 May 2009

The Public Service Vehicles (Registration of Local Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/151) (22 April 2009) (Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change)

The Adoption Support Services and Allowances (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/152) (22 April 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 1 June 2009

The Plant Health (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2009/153) (23 April 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Adoption Agencies (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/154) (23 April 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Rural Development Contracts (Land Managers Options) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/155) (23 April 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 2 June 2009

The Community Right to Buy (Prescribed Form of Application and Notices) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/156) (24 April 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Crofting Community Body (Prescribed Form of Application and Notice) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/160) (24 April 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 5 June 2009

Act of Sederunt (Fees of Members of the Association of Commercial Attorneys in the Sheriff Court) 2009 (SSI 2009/162) (27 April 2009) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 7 June 2009

The National Health Service (Appointment of Consultants) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/166) (29 April 2009) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 8 June 2009

The Purity Criteria for Colours, Sweeteners and Miscellaneous Food Additives (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/167) (30 April 2009) (Health and Sport)

The Period to Prepare an Adoption Allowances Scheme (Scotland) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/168) (30 April 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (Supervision Requirement Reports in Applications for Permanence Orders) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/169) (30 April 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Applications to the Court of Session to Annul Convention Adoptions or Overseas Adoptions (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/170) (30 April 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 9 June 2009

The Swine Vesicular Disease (Scotland) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/173) (1 May 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 16 June 2009

The Individual Learning Account (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/176) (8 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services, Charges for Drugs and Appliances and Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations (SSI 2009/177) (8 May 2009) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 21 June 2009

The Education (School Lunches) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/178) (13 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Justice of the Peace Courts (Sheriffdom of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway) Revocation Order 2009 (SSI 2009/180) (13 May 2009) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 23 June 2009

The St Mary’s Music School (Aided Places) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/181) (15 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Adoptions with a Foreign Element (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/182) (15 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Amendment (Increased Pension Entitlement) (Scotland) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/184) (15 May 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

The Police Pensions Amendment (Increased Pension Entitlement) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/185) (15 May 2009) (Justice)

The Local Government Pension Scheme Amendment (Increased Pension Entitlement) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/186) (15 May 2009) (Local Government and Communities

The Local Government (Discretionary Payments and Injury Benefits) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/187) (15 May 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

The Education (Fees and Awards for EC Nationals and UK Returners) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/188) (15 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Education (Interest on Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/189) (15 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 26 June 2009

The National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/183) (18 May 2009) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 31 August 2009

The Parental Responsibilities and Parental Rights Agreement (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/191) (19 May 2009) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 1 September 2009

The Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/193) (20 May 2009) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 2 September 2009

The Non-Domestic Rating (Valuation of Utilities) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/196) (21 May 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 8 September 2009

The University of the West of Scotland Order of Council 2009 (SSI 2009/194) (27 May 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Contacts for Further Information

All telephone numbers 0131 348 XXXX

Web site: www.scottish.parliament.uk

General Enquiries 5000
Chamber Desk (Motions and Questions) 5199
Parliamentary Business Team (Chamber, Parliamentary Bureau) 5187

Committee web sites (www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/committees)

Economy, Energy and Tourism 5230 Contact
Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture 5204 Contact
Equal Opportunities 5211 Contact
European and External Relations 5234 Contact
Finance 5215 Contact
Health and Sport 5210 Contact
Justice 5195 Contact
Local Government and Communities 5217 Contact
Public Audit 5236 Contact
Public Petitions 5982 Contact
Rural Affairs and Environment 5242 Contact
Review of SPCB Supported Bodies 6124 Contact
Standards, Procedures and Public Appoitments 5213 Contact
Subordinate Legislation 5175 Contact
Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 5211 Contact

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/corporate/spcb/index.htm

Parliamentary Bureau
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/parliamentaryBureau.htm

The Conveners’ Group
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/committees/CommitteeConvenersGroup/index.htm

Scottish Commission for Public Audit
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/committees/scpa/index.htm

MSP Details
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/apps2/MSP/MSPHome/Default.aspx

Glossary
http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/apps2/cnPages/glossary/default.aspx

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