A Bill to make provision about the procedures relating to the award of certain public contracts; to require certain authorities to produce procurement strategies and annual reports; and for connected purposes.
Current Status of the Bill
The bill received Royal Assent on 17 June 2014
This Government Bill was introduced by Nicola Sturgeon MSP on 3 October 2013.
Research Briefings on Bill
The Stage 1 debate took place on 20 February 2014.
Lead Committee: Infrastructure and Capital Investment
The Committee published their report on 31 January 2014:
Dates of consideration by Lead Committee:
9 October 2013
6 November 2013 (evidence)
13 November 2013 (evidence)
4 December 2013 (evidence)
11 December 2013 (evidence)
22 January 2014
29 January 2014
Dates of consideration by other Committees:
9 October 2013 (Local Government and Regeneration Committee)
5 November 2013 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)
6 November 2013 (Local Government and Regeneration Committee)
20 November 2013 (Finance Committee)
10 December 2013 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)
28 January 2014 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)
Report by Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on Bill at Stage 1
The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2.
Stage 2 (Day 1), 12 March 2014
Stage 2 (Day 2), 19 March 2014
Report by Delegated Powers and Law reform Committee on the Bill as Amended at Stage 2
Passed Stage 3 debate on 13 May 2014.
Passage of the Bill:
The bill received Royal Assent on 17 June 2014.
The following volume, published on 28 October 2014, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill: