Section J: Progress of Legislation

For further information on the progress of Bills and subordinate legislation, either contact the relevant committee clerk or visit the webpage.

Bills in Progress

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.

Bills listed below as passed are expected to be submitted for Royal Assent in the normal way during the dissolution period. Where a Bill receives Royal Assent during the dissolution period, this will be announced on the home page of the Parliament’s website.

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

Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Bill (G)

Passed 15 May

Burrell Collection (Lending and Borrowing) (Scotland) Bill (P)

Introduced 29 May

Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Education and Culture) 11 June

City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill (P)

Introduced 25 April

Crofting (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 1 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 6 June

Stage 2 (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee) 12 June

Following the Parliament’s agreement to motion S4M-06781 and subject its agreement to motion number S4M-06798 on the Bill’s general principle, amendments should be lodged on Friday 7 June, by 4.30 pm, with the clerks in the Legislation Team ([email protected]

Forth Road Bridge Bill (G)

Passed 23 May

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 2 completed 5 June

Stage 3 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks in the Legislation Team ([email protected]

Landfill Tax (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Finance)) 5 June

The National Trust for Scotland (Governance etc.) Bill (P)

Passed 23 May

Post-16 Education (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 2 completed 28 May

Stage 3 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks in the Legislation Team ([email protected])

Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill (G)

Introduced 28 May

Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Economy, Energy and Tourism)) 5 June

Stage 1 (evidence, secondary committee (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment)) 5 June

Scottish Independence Referendum Bill (G)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Referendum (Scotland) Bill)) 30 May

Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill (G)

Stage 2 (Referendum (Scotland) Bill Committee) 6 June

Tribunals (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice)) 4 June

Stage 1 (Finance) 5 June

Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill (G)

Stage 1 Report (Justice Committee) published 3 June

Stage 1 (secondary committee (Health and Sport)) 21 May

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

Affirmative instruments

Lead committee to report by 9 June 2013

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Movement Restriction Conditions) Regulations 2013 [draft] (1 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Implementation of Secure Accommodation Authorisation) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 [draft] (1 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Lead committee to report by 15 June 2013

Children’s Legal Assistance (Scotland) Regulations 2013 [draft] (7 May 2013) (Justice)

Lead committee to report by 16 June 2013

Public Services Reform (Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland etc.) Order 2013 [draft] (8 May 2013) (Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments)

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Modification of Regulated Work with Children) (Children’s Hearings) Order 2013 [draft] (8 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Secure Accommodation (Scotland) Regulations 2013 [draft] (8 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Modification of Primary Legislation) Order 2013 [draft] (8 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2013 [draft] (8 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Lead committee to report by 22 June 2013

Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment of Schedule 1) (Scotland) Order 2013 [draft] (14 May 2013) (Infrastructure and Capital Investment)

Lead committee to report by 28 June 2013

Registration of Social Workers and Social Service Workers in Care Services (Scotland) Regulations 2013 [draft] (20 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 [draft] (20 May 2013) (Justice)

Public Services Reform (Functions of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service) (Scotland) Order 2013 [draft] (20 May 2013) (Health and Sport)

Debt Arrangement Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 (20 May 2013) (Economy, Energy and Tourism)

Negative Instruments

Members should note that the deadline for the lead committee to report by is an administrative deadline. Lead committees normally report on negative instruments only after considering a motion recommending annulment of the instrument. Where Members have queries in relation to this deadline, they should contact the clerks to the Subordinate Legislation Committee.

Subject to annulment by 21 June 2013
Lead committee to report by 17 June 2013

Regulation of Care (Social Service Workers) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2013 (SSI 2013/141) (13 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Welfare Reform (Consequential Amendments) (Scotland) (No. 3) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/142) (13 May 2013) (Welfare Reform)

Building (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/143) (13 May 2013) (Local Government and Regeneration)

Children’s Legal Assistance (Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/144) (13 May 2013) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 23 June 2013
Lead committee to report by 17 June 2013

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Transitory Provisions) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/146) (15 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Modification of Subordinate Legislation) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/147) (15 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Compulsory Supervision Orders etc.: Further Provision) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/149) (15 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Transitional, Savings and Supplementary Provisions) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/150) (15 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 24 June 2013
Lead committee to report by 17 June 2013

Home Energy Assistance Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/148) (16 May 2013) (Infrastructure and Capital Investment)

Subject to annulment by 25 June 2013
Lead committee to report by 17 June 2013

Animal Health (Miscellaneous Fees and Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/151) (17 May 2013) (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment)

Subject to annulment by 28 June 2013
Lead committee to report by 24 June 2013

Sheriff Court Districts Amendment Order 2013 (SSI 2013/152) (20 May 2013) (Justice)

Justice of the Peace Courts (Scotland) Amendment Order 2013 (SSI 2013/153) (20 May 2013) (Justice)

Subject to annulment by 4 September 2013
Lead committee to report by 24 June 2013

Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/154) (23 May 2013) (Local Government and Regeneration)

Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/155) (23 May 2013) (Local Government and Regeneration)

Town and Country Planning (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/156) (23 May 2013) (Local Government and Regeneration)

Town and Country Planning (Schemes of Delegation and Local Review Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/157) (23 May 2013) (Local Government and Regeneration)

Glasgow Commonwealth Games (Compensation for Enforcement Action) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/160) (23 May 2013) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 9 September 2013
Lead committee to report by 24 June 2013

National Health Service (Superannuation Scheme and Pension Scheme) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/168) (28 May 2013) (Health and Sport)

Subject to annulment by 11 September 2013
Lead committee to report by 9 September 2013

National Library of Scotland Act 2012 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/169) (30 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/170) (30 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Animal Health (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/173) (30 May 2013) (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment)

National Health Service Superannuation Scheme (2008 Section) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/174) (30 May 2013) (Health and Sport)

Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/176) (30 May 2013) (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment)

European Union (Amendments in respect of the Accession of Croatia) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/177) (30 May 2013) (European and External Relations)

Subject to annulment by 12 September 2013
Lead committee to report by 9 September 2013

Requirements for Community Learning and Development (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/175) (31 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Dangerous Dogs (Fees) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/178) (31 May 2013) (Justice)

Adam Smith College, Fife (Transfer and Closure) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/179) (31 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Anniesland College and Langside College (Transfer and Closure) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/180) (31 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

James Watt College (Transfer and Closure) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/181) (31 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Kilmarnock College (Transfer and Closure) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/182) (31 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Reid Kerr College (Transfer and Closure) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/183) (31 May 2013) (Education and Culture)

Police Reform (Pensions Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/184) (31 May 2013) (Justice)

Firemen’s Pension Scheme (Amendment) (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/185) (31 May 2013) (Justice)

Fire Reform (Pensions Amendments) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/186) (31 May 2013) (Justice)

Plant Health (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/187) (31 May 2013) (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment)

Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/188) (31 May 2013) (Infrastructure and Capital Investment)

Sea Fishing (Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/189) (31 May 2013) (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment)

National Health Service (Free Prescriptions and Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/191) (31 May 2013) (Health and Sport)

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