Current Bills

Click on the name of the Bill you are interested in for the text of the Bill, documents relevant to the Bill, and details on the Bill's current progress.

 

Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 08 October 2015

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on28/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: To be completed by11/03/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Apologies (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 03 March 2015

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Members Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on27/10/2015
  • Stage 2 To be completed by11/12/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on19/01/2016
 
 

Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 30 October 2015

Lead Committee : Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee -

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completed on27/01/2016
  • Stage 2 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Introduced : 28 January 2016

Lead Committee : Finance Committee

Budget Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completed on03/02/2016
  • Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on10/02/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 08 October 2015

Lead Committee : Health and Sport Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by12/02/2016
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Carers (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 09 March 2015

Lead Committee : Health and Sport Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on05/11/2015
  • Stage 2 Completed on01/12/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on04/02/2016
 
 

Community Justice (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 07 May 2015

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on19/11/2015
  • Stage 2 Completed on26/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: To be completed by11/02/2016
 
 

Criminal Verdicts (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 27 November 2013

Lead Committee : Justice

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by26/02/2016
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Education (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 23 March 2015

Lead Committee : Education and Culture Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on29/10/2015
  • Stage 2 Completed on08/12/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on02/02/2016
 
 

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by04/03/2016
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completed on01/12/2015
  • Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on26/01/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on14/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on09/02/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
  • Stage 2 Completion date:
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on16/12/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on10/02/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on07/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on04/02/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

National Galleries of Scotland Bill

Introduced : 25 June 2015

Private Bill:

 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on21/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on10/02/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on07/01/2016
  • Stage 2 Completed on28/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: To be completed by25/02/2016
 
 

Scottish Fiscal Commission Bill

Introduced : 28 September 2015

Lead Committee : Finance Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on14/01/2016
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: To be completed by12/02/2016
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Succession (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 16 June 2015

Lead Committee : Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on11/11/2015
  • Stage 2 Completed on08/12/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Completed on28/01/2016
 

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