Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage: 1

A Bill to make provision about national outcomes; to confer functions on certain persons in relation to services provided by, and assets of, certain public bodies; to amend Part 2 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003; to enable certain bodies to buy abandoned or neglected land; to make provision for registers of common good property and about disposal and use of such property; to restate and amend the law on allotments; to enable local authorities to reduce or remit non-domestic rates; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Government Bill introduced by John Swinney MSP on 11 June 2014.

Stage 1

Lead committee: Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Consideration by lead committee:

    25 June 2014

    20 August 2014

    24 September 2014 (evidence)

    1 October 2014 (evidence)

    8 October 2014 (evidence)

    27 October 2014 (evidence)

    5 November 2014 (evidence)

    12 November 2014 (evidence)

    24 November 2014 (evidence)

    21 January 2015

Consideration by other committees:

    6 August 2014, Finance

    19 August 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform

    30 September 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform (evidence)

    8 October 2014, Finance (evidence)

    8 October 2014, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment

    28 October 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform

    29 October 2014, Finance

    26 November 2014, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment

    10 December 2014, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment (evidence)

    20 January 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform

    21 January 2015, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment

   Stage 1 to be completed by 6 February 2015.

Stage 2

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

4 March 2015 (Day 1)

11 March 2015 (Day 2)

18 March 2015 (Day 3)

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee

4 March 2015 (Day 1)

11 March 2015 (Day 2)

Consideration by other Committees:

18 February 2015, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment (evidence)

25 February 2015, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment (evidence)

 

Stage 2 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks in the Legislation Team. (Legislation_Team@scottish.parliament.uk).

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