Current Bills

 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by08/05/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by13/03/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Children (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 02 September 2019

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by08/05/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 30 September 2019

Lead Committee : Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by01/05/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Consumer Scotland Bill

Introduced : 05 June 2019

Lead Committee : Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee

Government Bill:

 
 

Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 02 December 2019

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by22/05/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Disclosure (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 12 June 2019

Lead Committee : Education and Skills Committee

Government Bill:

 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 18/12/2019
  • Stage 2 Completed on23/01/2020
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on19/03/2020
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by29/05/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 02 March 2020

Lead Committee : Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee

Government Bill:

 
 

Members Bill:

 
 

Members Bill:

 
 

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by29/05/2020
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
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Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill

Introduced : 30 May 2019

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on09/01/2020
  • Stage 2 Completed on04/02/2020
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on10/03/2020
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on28/11/2019
  • Stage 2 Completed on16/01/2020
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on20/02/2020
 
 

Government Bill:

 
 

Private Bill:

 
 

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 03 February 2020

Lead Committee : Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee

Members Bill:

 
 

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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