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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st November 2009

Legislation - General Notes

In the list of Bills which follows, the type of Bill is shown at the left-hand margin next to the title by the following codes:

GGovernment Bills
CConsolidation Bills
BPrivate Members' Bills (under the ballot procedure). The number after refers to position in ballot
PPrivate Members' Bills (under SO No 57)
TPrivate Members' Bills (under the Ten Minute Rule, SO No 23)
LPrivate Members' Bills starting in the House of Lords
[HL]Bill starting in the House of Lords
HYBRID Public Bill which affects private interests of particular persons or corporate bodies as distinct from the private interests of all persons or bodies

Abbreviations:

1RFirst reading: date of presentation (formal, no debate)
2RSecond reading (debate on the principle(s) of the Bill)
MRMoney resolution (normally taken after 2R only shown in the list if taken at another time)
GMGuillotine Motion
SRCSecond Reading Committee (2R taken in Committee: formal 2R in whole House next day unless otherwise stated)
SGC/WGCScottish or Welsh Grand Committee consideration of principles (equates with SRC)
PBCPublic Bill Committee in the House of Commons
CommCommittee of the Whole House
Comm**House of Lords Grand Committee, taken in a committee room
JCCBJoint Committee on Consolidation Bills
JC TLRBJoint Committee on Tax Law Re-write Bills (the date indicates the date on which the Bill was committed to the Joint Committee).
SCStanding Committee
SSC/SSSCSpecial Standing Committee/Special Scottish Standing Committee on a Bill, where public evidence is taken
CNCommittee negatived. (Indicates that there was no debate at committee stage in the House of Lords)
OCDOrder of Commitment discharged (no debate at committee stage in the House of Lords)
RepReport stage (detailed review of the Bill as amended in committee)
3RThird reading (final debate on the Bill)
RSRemaining stages of a bill on the same day (usually report stage and third reading)
LALords' amendments considered in the House of Commons
CACommons' amendments considered in the House of Lords
RABill formally becomes an Act of Parliament
CHChapter number
COCarry-over Motion
RCRe-committal to a Public Bill Committee, or to Committee stage in House of Lords
ProgProgramme Motion
ATMAllocation of Time Motion
SelComBill referred to a Select Committee
Prov 2R (Rep,3R)Provisional date for 2R of a Bill etc. For Private Members' Bills (if set down for a Private Members Bill Friday) this is followed, by the position of the Bill in the order of business for that day.
PriPrivate sitting (can occur at any stage)
*Indicates proceedings were formal with no debate
# Member in charge has named a date for consideration which is not a Private Members' Bill Friday, therefore the Bill will not be debated.
Deb adjDebate adjourned
Order for 2nd
Reading lapsed
Bill has not been printed, therefore does not appear on the order paper on the named day
DroppedDay for the next reading has not been named or time has run out for the Bill to be considered
Withdrawn Member in charge has withdrawn the Bill
Stood overFewer than 40 Members present at a division, question not decided and business under consideration stood over until next sitting of the House


Complete list of Public Bills before Parliament this Session

The following is a list of Public Bills before Parliament this Session.

To save space, the list is abbreviated. The title of the Bill is followed by the name of the Member and/or Peer sponsoring it. The letter denotes the type of Bill (see Legislation - General Notes). This is followed by the Bill number(s) with full bill reprints indicated by the use of bold; followed by the dates of the various stages. All forthcoming, and therefore provisional, dates are italicised. Government Bills are listed in bold type.

For an explanation of Parliamentary consideration of Public Bills see HCIO Factsheets L1 and L2 produced by the House of Commons Information Office, available in hardcopy on request or to download from the Parliament website.

BRIBERY [HL] (G) Lord Bach

Lords: (3)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

BUILDING REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) [HL] (L) Lord Harrison

Lords: (10)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CHILD POVERTY (G) Stephen Timms

(introduced in 2008-09 and carried over to 2009-10)

Commons: (112, 2008-09)*1R: 11.6.20092R: 20.7.2009*Prog: 20.7.2009*MR: 20.7.2009*CO: 20.7.2009PBC: 20, 22, 27 & 29.10; 3.11.2009
Commons: (10, 2009-10)*Prov 1R: 19.11.2009*2R: 19.11.2009Prov Rep: No date

CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES (G) Ed Balls

Commons: (8)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS [HL] (L) Baroness Walmsley

Lords: (8)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CLUSTER MUNITIONS (PROHIBITIONS) [HL] (G) Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead

Lords: (2)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM [HL] (L) Lord Willoughby de Broke

Lords: (13)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM AND GOVERNANCE (G) Jack Straw

(introduced in 2008-09 and carried over to 2009-10)

Commons: (142, 2008-09)*1R: 20.7.20092R: 20.10.2009Prog: 20.10.2009MR: 20.10.2009CO: 20.10.2009Prog: 3.11.2009Comm: 3 & 4.11.2009
Commons: (4, 2009-10)*1R: 19.11.2009*2R: 19.11.2009Prov Comm: No date

CONSUMER EMISSIONS (CLIMATE CHANGE) [HL] (L) Lord Teverson

Lords: (13)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CONTAMINATED BLOOD (SUPPORT FOR INFECTED AND BEREAVED PERSONS) [HL] (L) Lord Morris of Manchester

Lords: (5)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CO-OPERATIVE AND COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETIES AND CREDIT UNIONS [HL] (L) Lord Tomlinson

Lords: (11)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CORPORATION TAX (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (1)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

CRIME AND SECURITY (G) Alan Johnson

Commons: (3)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

DAMAGES (ASBESTOS-RELATED CONDITIONS) [HL] (L) Baroness Quin

Lords: ()*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

DIGITAL ECONOMY [HL] (G) Lord Mandelson

Lords: (1)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

ENERGY (G) Edward Miliband

Commons: (7)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

EQUALITY (G) Ms Harriet Harman

(introduced in 2008-09 and carried over to 2009-10)

Commons: (85, 2008-09)*1R: 24.4.20092R: 11.5.2009Prog: 11.5.2009MR: 11.5.2009*CO: 11.5.2009*CO: 13.5.2009PBC: 2, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30.6; 2 & 7.7.2009
Commons: (5, 2009-10)*1R: 19.11.2009*2R: 19.11.2009Prov Rep: 2.12.2009Prov 3R: 2.12.2009

FINANCIAL SERVICES (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (6)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

FLOOD AND WATER MANAGEMENT (G) Hilary Benn

Commons: (9)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

LIVE MUSIC [HL] (L) Lord Clement-Jones

Lords: (7)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

MARINE NAVIGATION AIDS [HL] (L) Lord Berkeley

Lords: (15)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

MARRIAGE (WALES) [HL] (L) Lord Rowe-Beddoe

Lords: (6)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY MEMBERS [HL] (G) Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Lords: (4)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

POWERS OF ENTRY ETC. [HL] (L) Lord Selsdon

Lords: (12)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS (AMENDMENT) [HL] (L) Lord Dholakia

Lords: (9)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

TAXATION (INTERNATIONAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS) (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (2)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

 
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