Current Bills

 

Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 19 December 2016

Lead Committee : Finance and Constitution Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on25/04/2017
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on17/05/2017
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 09 February 2017

Lead Committee : Social Security Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by02/06/2017
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Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by02/06/2017
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Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 17 March 2017

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by29/09/2017
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
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Private Bill:

 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by10/11/2017
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Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 16 November 2016

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on27/04/2017
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on23/05/2017
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Private Bill:

 
 

Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 08 December 2016

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

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Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completed on23/05/2017
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