Current Bills

 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by16/11/2018
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on16/01/2018
  • Stage 2 Completed on06/03/2018
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: 26/04/2018
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on07/11/2017
  • Stage 2 Completed on13/12/2017
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on20/03/2018
 
 

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Islands (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 09 June 2017

Lead Committee : Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

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Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on06/03/2018
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: To be completed by27/04/2018
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 22 February 2018

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by14/09/2018
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Members Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on 25/01/2018
  • Stage 2 Completed on27/02/2018
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on15/03/2018
 
 

Planning (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 04 December 2017

Lead Committee : Local Government and Communities Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by01/06/2018
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
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Prescription (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 08 February 2018

Lead Committee : Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by15/06/2018
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by29/06/2018
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Social Security (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 20 June 2017

Lead Committee : Social Security Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on19/12/2017
  • Stage 2 Completed on01/03/2018
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: 25/04/2018
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on07/03/2018
  • Stage 2 Completed on14/03/2018
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on21/03/2018
 

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