Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill (Ex) (E)

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about the assessment and management of flood risks, including provision for implementing European Parliament and Council Directive 2007/60/EC; to make provision about local authorities’ and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s functions in relation to flood risk management; to amend the Reservoirs Act 1975; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 16 June 2009.

Introduction of the Bill

This Executive Bill was introduced by Richard Lochhead MSP on 29 September 2008.

Research Briefings on Bill

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 was the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee.

Lead committee: Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Finance Committee:

7 October 2008
18 November 2008
25 November 2008
9 December 2008

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

4 November 2008
2 December 2008

Stage 1 proceedings at meeting of Parliament (22 January 2009)

Official Report Minutes

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 22 January 2009.

The deadline for consideration of Stage 1 was 23 January 2009.

After Stage 1

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the Scottish Government’s response to the Committee’s Stage 1 report.

Subordinate Legislation Committee meeting, 24 February 2009

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee at Stage 2.

4 March 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

11 March 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 2)

18 March 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 3)

The Bill passed Stage 2 on 18 March 2009.

The deadline for consideration of Stage 2 was 27 March 2009.

SPICe briefing on Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3):

After Stage 2

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the delegated powers provisions after Stage 2.

Stage 3

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (13 May 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 13 May 2009.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 16 June 2009.

The following volume, published on 26 April 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Passage of the Bill: