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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.

Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change)) 16 December

Stage 1 (secondary committee (Rural Affairs and Environment)) 17 December

Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 2 completed 2 December

Stage 3 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks to the Justice Committee

Disabled Persons’ Parking Places (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 2 (Local Government and Communities Committee) 17 December

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

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)) 17 December

Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Rural Affairs and Environment)) 17 December

Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 Report (Health and Sport Committee) published 15 December

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

Stage 1 (Equal Opportunities Committee) 16 December

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice)) 16 December

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill (C)

Stage 2 completed 3 December

Stage 3 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks to the Scottish Parliamentary Pension Bill Committee

After Stage 2 (Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee) 13 January

Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice)) 16 December

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

Affirmative Instruments

Lead committee to report by 4 February 2009

The draft Private Landlord Registration (Modification) (Scotland) Order 2009 (11 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The draft Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (11 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Negative Instruments

Subject to annulment by 15 December 2008

The Business Improvement Districts (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/359) (6 November 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Valuation for Rating (Plant and Machinery) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/360) (6 November) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 16 December 2008

The Justice of the Peace Courts (Sheriffdom of Tayside, Central and Fife) Order 2008 (SSI 2008/363) (7 November 2008) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 6 January 2009

The Sheep and Goats (Identification and Traceability) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/368) (12 November 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Non-Domestic Rating (Rural Areas and Rateable Value Limits) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2008/370) (12 November 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 7 January 2009

The Non-Domestic Rating (Rural Areas and Rateable Value Limits) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 Amendment Order 2008 (SSI 2008/371) (13 November 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The European Communities (Service of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/372) (13 November 2008) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 8 January 2009

The Justice of the Peace Court (Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin) Amendment Order 2008 (SSI 2008/374) (14 November 2008) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 12 January 2009

The Public Contracts and Utilities Contracts (Postal Services and Common Procurement Vocabulary Codes) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/376) (18 November 2008) (Finance)

Subject to annulment by 13 January 2009

The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2008 (SSI 2008/377) (19 November 2008) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 14 January 2009

The Zoonoses and Animal By-Products (Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/378) (20 November 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2008 (SSI 2008/379) (20 November 2008) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 19 January 2009

The Book of Scottish Connections Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/386) (25 November 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 20 January 2009

The Police Pensions (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/387) (26 November 2008) (Justice)

The Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/389) (26 November) (Local Government and Communities)

The National Health Service (Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/390) (26 November) (Health and Sport)

The Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (Rural Housing Bodies) Amendment Order 2008 (SSI 2008/391) (26 November) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 21 January 2009

The Insolvency (Scotland) Rules 1986 Amendment Rules 2008 (SSI 2008/393) (27 November 2008) (Justice)

The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/394) (27 November 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Eggs and Chicks (Scotland) (No. 2) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/395) (27 November 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland (Practice and Procedure) (No. 2) Amendment Rules 2008 (SSI 2008/396) (27 November 2008) (Health and Sport)

The Building (Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/397) (27 November 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 26 January 2009

The Edinburgh Napier University Order of Council 2008 (SSI 2008/388) (2 December 2008) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 28 January 2009

The Private Landlord Registration (Advice and Assistance) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/402) (4 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Private Landlord Registration (Information and Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/403) (4 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/404) (4 December 2008) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 4 February 2009

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/410) (11 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to parliamentary consideration by 6 March 2009

The Scottish Government National Planning Framework for Scotland 2 (Proposed Framework) (SG/2008/252) (12 December 2008)

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)

Audit 5236 Contact
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 Petitions 5982 Contact
Rural Affairs and Environment 5242 Contact
Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Scheme 5246 Contact
Standards, Procedures and Public Appoitments 5213 Contact
Subordinate Legislation 5175 Contact
Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 5211 Contact

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