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.

 

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by05/02/2016
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Apologies (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 03 March 2015

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by30/10/2015
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British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 29 October 2014

Lead Committee : Education and Culture

Members Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on05/05/2015
  • Stage 2 Completed on02/06/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 3 Completion date: Date to be determined
 
 

Carers (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 09 March 2015

Lead Committee : Health and Sport Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by02/10/2015
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Community Justice (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 07 May 2015

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by20/11/2015
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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 20 June 2013

Lead Committee : Justice

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on27/02/2014
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Criminal Verdicts (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 27 November 2013

Lead Committee : Justice

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Education (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 23 March 2015

Lead Committee : Education and Culture Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by09/10/2015
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Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by19/06/2015
  • Stage 2 Completion date: To be completed by02/10/2015
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 11 December 2014

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Government Bill:

  • Stage 1 Completed on12/05/2015
  • Current stage: Stage 2 Completion date: Completed on16/06/2015
  • Stage 3 Completion date:
 
 

Inquiries into Deaths (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 01 June 2015

Lead Committee : Justice Committee

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by25/09/2015
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Committee Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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National Galleries of Scotland Bill

Introduced : 25 June 2015

Private Bill:

 
 

Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Members Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: To be completed by09/10/2015
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Succession (Scotland) Bill

Introduced : 16 June 2015

Lead Committee : Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Government Bill:

  • Current stage: Stage 1 Completion date: Completion date yet to be determined
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Members Bill:

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