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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 (Finance Committee) 10 February

Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Ex)

Passed 4 February

Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change)) 10 February

Stage 1 (evidence, Finance Committee) 10 February

Stage 1 (evidence, Rural Affairs and Environment Committee) 11 February

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 3 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 26 February

Amendments should be lodged by 4.30 pm on Friday 13 February with the clerks to the Local Government and Communities Committee

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

Stage 1 Report (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee) to be published 10 February

Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 completed 22 January

Stage 2 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks to the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

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

Stage 2 completed 4 February

Stage 3 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks to the Health and Sport Committee

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

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice)) 10 February

Scottish Local Government (Elections) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (Finance Committee) 10 February

Stage 1 (Local Government and Communities Committee) 11 February

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill (C)

Passed 22 January

Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 12 February

Stage 1 Report – Justice Committee (1st Report, 2009)

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

Affirmative Instruments

Lead committee to report by 12 February 2009

The draft Town and Country Planning (Amount of Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (19 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The draft Town and Country Planning (Grounds for Declining to Follow Recommendations) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (19 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The draft Town and Country Planning (Hierarchy of Developments) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (19 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Lead committee to report by 26 February 2009

The draft Non-Domestic Rating (Petrol Filling Stations, Public Houses and Hotels) (Scotland) Order 2009 (9 January 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

Lead committee to report by 11 March 2009

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2009 (22 January 2009)

Lead committee to report by 24 March 2009

The draft Budget (Scotland) Acts 2007 and 2008 Amendment Order 2009 (4 February 2009) (Finance)

The Local Government Finance Act 1992 (Scotland) Order 2009 (4 February 2009)

The draft Regulation of Care (Fitness to Register, Provide and Manage Care Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (4 February 2009) (Health and Sport)

The draft Victim Statements (Prescribed Courts) (Scotland) Order 2009 (4 February 2009) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 26 March 2009

The draft Licensing of Animal Dealers (Young Cats and Young Dogs) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (6 February 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The draft Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (Minimum Frequency of Inspections) Order 2009 (6 February 2009) (Health and Sport)

The draft Representation of the People (Postal Voting for Local Government Elections) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (6 February 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

Negative Instruments

Subject to annulment by 9 February 2009

The Local Government (Allowances and Expenses) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations (SSI 2008/414) (16 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/415) (16 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 10 February 2009

The Assistance by Way of Representation (District Court Financial Limit) (Scotland) Order 2008 (SSI 2008/416) (17 December 2008) (Justice)

The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/417) (17 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Beef and Veal Labelling (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/418) (17 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 11 February 2009

The Freshwater Fish Conservation (Prohibition on Fishing for Eels) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/419) (18 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Zoonoses and Animal By-Products (Fees) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/423) (18 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 12 February 2009

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (No. 2) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/425) (19 December 2008) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Town and Country Planning (Development Planning) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/426) (19 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 (Development Planning) (Saving, Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 2008 (SSI 2008/427) (19 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 13 February 2009

The Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 (Handling Complaints and Specification of Interest Rates) Order 2008 (SSI 2008/428) (22 December 2008) (Justice)

Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 2008 (SSI 2008/430) (22 December 2008) (Justice)

The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/432) (23 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Town and Country Planning (Schemes of Delegation and Local Review Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/433) (23 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

The Town and Country Planning (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/434) (23 December 2008) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 26 February 2009

The Rural Development Contracts (Rural Priorities) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/1) (9 January 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Non-Domestic Rate (Scotland) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/3) (9 January 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 3 March 2009

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Transitory Provisions in Consequence of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/4) (14 January 2009) (Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture)

The Scottish Register of Tartans Fees Order 2009 (SSI 2009/6) (14 January 2009) (Economy, Energy and Tourism)

Subject to annulment by 4 March 2009

The Animal By-Products (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/7) (15 January 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

The Plant Health (Import Inspection Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/8) (15 January 2009) (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) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 11 March 2009

The Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 (Transitional Provision) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/17) (22 January 2009) (Justice)

The Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 (Development Planning) (Saving, Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2009/18) (22 January 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

Subject to annulment by 12 March 2009

The National Health Service (Superannuation Scheme, Pension Scheme and Injury Benefits) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/19) (23 January 2009) (Health and Sport)

The Justice of the Peace Courts (Sheriffdom of Tayside, Central and Fife) Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2009/20) (23 January 2009) (Justice)

The Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/21) (23 January 2009) (Rural Affairs and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 17 March 2009

The Scottish Road Works Register (Prescribed Fees) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/26) (28 January 2009) (Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change)

Subject to annulment by 24 March 2009

The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/30) (4 February 2009) (Health and Sport)

The Victim Statements (Prescribed Offences) (Scotland) Order 2009 (SSI 2009/31) (4 February 2009) (Justice)

The Regulation of Care (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/32) (4 February 2009) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 26 March 2009

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Domestic Microgeneration) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2009/34) (6 February 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

The Absent Voting at Scottish Local Government Elections (Provision of Personal Identifiers) Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/35) (6 February 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

The Scottish Local Government Elections Amendment Order 2009 (SSI 2008/36) (6 February 2009) (Local Government and Communities)

The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SSI 2009/37) (6 February 2009) (Health and Sport)

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
Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Scheme 5246 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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