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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.

A Hybrid Bill is subject to the same rules except in the case of Stage 2 where amendments for consideration may be lodged no earlier than the completion of any consideration of evidence at Stage 2.

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

Members are advised to lodge amendments in good time before the beginning of a Stage and as early as possible during the day.

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

Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

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

Amendments should be lodged by 4.30 pm on Thursday 4 November with the clerks to the Health and Sport Committee

Autism (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)) 29 June

Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Introduced 7 October

Lead committee - Health and Sport

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 2 (Day 6) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee) 3 November

Amendments to ss. 159 – 188, schs. 5 – 6, ss. 189 – 191 and the long title should be lodged by 12 noon on Friday 29 October with Frances Bell in the Legislation Team

Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice)) 29 June

Criminal Procedure (Legal Assistance, Detention and Appeals (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 27 October

Criminal Sentencing (Equity Fines) (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 Report (Justice Committee) published 27 October

Damages (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice)) 26 October

Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (M)

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

Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Introduced 7 October

Lead committee - Justice

End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (lead committee (End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill)) 26 October

Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee, Equal Opportunities) 26 October

Forth Crossing Bill (H)

Stage 2 (lead committee, Forth Crossing Bill) 27 October

Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 4 November

Stage 1 Report – Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee (8th Report, 2010)

Housing (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

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

Amendments should be lodged by 4.30 pm on Thursday 28 October with the clerks to the Local Government and Communities Committee

Legal Services (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 6 October

Local Electoral Administration (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Local Government and Communities)) 27 October

Palliative Care (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Health and Sport)) 27 October

Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Health and Sport)) 27 October

Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Local Government and Communities)) 27 October

Property Factors (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) 26 October

Lead committee - Local Government and Communities

Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Economy, Energy and Tourism)) 27 October

Public Records (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)) 27 October

Reservoirs (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Introduced 6 October

Lead committee - Rural Affairs and Environment

Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Rural Affairs and Environment)) 6 October

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

Affirmative Instruments

Lead committee to report by 1 November 2010

The Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (13 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Welfare of Farmed Animals (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (13 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Lead committee to report by 8 November 2010

The Climate Change (Annual Targets) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (22 September 2010) (Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change)

Lead committee to report by 15 November 2010

The Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 (Membership of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission) Amendment Order 2010 (SSI2010/draft) (24 September 2010) (Justice)

The Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 (Supplemental and Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (24 September 2010) (Justice)

The Protected Trust Deeds (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI2010/draft) (29 September 2010) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 22 November 2010

The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Amendment Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (1 October 2010) (Justice)

The Bankruptcy (Certificate for Sequestration) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (1 October 2010) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 29 November 2010

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (14 October 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Official Statistics (Scotland) Amendment Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (20October 2010) (Finance)

The Budget (Scotland) Act 2010 Amendment (No. 2) Order 2010 (SSI2010/draft) (21 October 2010) (Finance)

The Waste Information (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (26October 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Number of Inner House Judges (Variation) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft) (27 October 2010) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 20 December 2010

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/370) (25 October 2010) (Justice)

Other Documents

Subject to approval by 3 November 2010

The Councillors’ Code of Conduct – Revised Code of Conduct for Councillors for The Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 SG/2010/180 (9 September 2010) (Local Government and Communities)

Negative Instruments

Subject to annulment by 27 October 2010

The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Scotland) Regulations2010 (SSI 2010/271) (1 July 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Smoke Control Areas (Exempt Fireplaces) (Scotland) Order2010 (SSI2010/272) (1 July 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI2010/273) (1 July 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 28 October 2010

The Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland (Practice and Procedure) Amendment (No. 2) Rules 2010 (SSI 2010/274) (2 July 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Additional Support for Learning (Co-ordinated Support Plan and Dispute Resolution) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/275) (2 July 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Additional Support for Learning (Appropriate Agencies and Sources of Information) (Scotland) Amendment of Commencement Dates Order 2010 (SSI 2010/276) (2 July 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 31 October 2010

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Appeals Committee Rules) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/1614) (5 July 2010) (Health and Sport)

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Fitness to Practise and Disqualification etc. Rules) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/1615) (5 July 2010) (HealthandSport)

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Statutory Committees and their Advisers Rules) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/1616) (5 July 2010) (Healthand Sport)

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Registration Rules) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/1617) (5 July 2010) (Health and Sport)

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Transfer of Property, Rights and Liabilities, Fees and Grants) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/1618) (5 July 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Pharmacy Order 2010 (Registration – Transitional Provisions) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/1619) (5 July 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Pharmacy Order 2010 (Approved European Pharmacy Qualifications) Order 2010 (SI 2010/1620) (5 July 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Pharmacy Order 2010 (Commencement No. 2) Order of Council 2010 (SI2010/1621 (C.85)) (5 July 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Pharmacy Order 2010 (Appeals – Transitional Provisions) Order of Council 2010 (SI 2010/2150) (2 September 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Charities Accounts (Scotland) Amendment Regulations2010 (SSI2010/287) (27 July 2010) (Local Government and Communities)

The Education (Treatment of Student Loans on Sequestration) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/300) (19 August 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Nutrition and Health Claims (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/307) (25 August 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/308) (25 August 2010) (HealthandSport)

The Knife Dealer’s Licence (Miscellaneous) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/311) (2 September 2010) (Justice)

The Criminal Legal Assistance (Fees) (No. 2) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/312) (6 September 2010) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 31 October 2010

The Home Owner and Debtor (Scotland) Act 2010 (Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/316) (7 September 2010) (LocalGovernment and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 2 November 2010

The Equality Act 2010 (Qualifications Body Regulator and Relevant Qualifications) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/315) (8 September 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 3 November 2010

The National Health Service (Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/319) (9 September 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Police Pensions (Additional Voluntary Contributions) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/320) (9 September 2010) (Local Government)

The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Ancillary Provisions) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/322) (9 September 2010) (Finance)

Subject to annulment by 4 November 2010

The European Fisheries Fund (Grants) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/323) (10 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 9 November 2010

The Education (Fees and Awards) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/325) (15 September 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 10 November 2010

The Education (Lower Primary Class Sizes) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/326) (16 September 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 11 November 2010

The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/327) (17 September 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Food Irradiation (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/328) (17 September 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Contaminants in Food (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/329) (17 September 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Beef and Pig Carcase Classification (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI2010/330) (17 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 15 November 2010

The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Amendment (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/332) (21 September 2010) (Local Government and Communities)

The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Scotland) Order 2007 Amendment (No. 2) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/333) (21 September 2010) (Local Government and Communities)

The Sea Fishing (EU Recording and Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/334) (21 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 21 November 2010

The Special Restrictions on Adoptions from Haiti (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/341) (27 September 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Plant Health (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/342) (27 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/343) (27 September 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 24 November 2010

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Corresponding Disqualifications) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/346) (30 September 2010) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 25 November 2010

The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Prescription of Offices, etc. and Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/350) (1 October 2010) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 29 November 2010

The East Dunbartonshire Council Area and Glasgow City Council Area (Princes Gate and Greenacres by Robroyston) Boundaries Alteration Order 2010 (SSI 2010/353) (8 October 2010) (Local Government and Communities)

The Feed (Sampling and Analysis and Specified Undesirable Substances) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/354) (8 October 2010) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Foodstuffs Suitable for People Intolerant to Gluten (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/355) (8 October 2010) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 3 December 2010

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (Qualifications, Training and Experience of Medical Visitors) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/356) (11 October 2010) (Health and Sport)

The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/366) (22 October 2010) (Health and Sport)

The Bankruptcy (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/367) (22 October 2010) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 4 December 2010

The National Health Service (Superannuation Scheme, Pension Scheme, Injury Benefits and Additional Voluntary Contributions) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/369) (26 October 2010) (Finance)

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

End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill

5224

Contact

Equal Opportunities 5211 Contact
European and External Relations 5234 Contact
Finance 5215 Contact
Forth Crossing Bill 6234 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
Standards, Procedures and Public Appoitments 5213 Contact
Subordinate Legislation 5175 Contact
Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 5211 Contact
William Simpson's Home (Transfer of Property etc.) (Scotland) Bill 6124 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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