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Weekly Information Bulletin: 9th January 2010

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
SPBCSpecial Public Bill Committee
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.

ANTI-SLAVERY DAY (B6) Mr Anthony Steen

Commons: (20)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.2.2010 (2)

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE REMEMBERANCE DAY (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (42)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 30.4.2010 (1)

BRIBERY [HL] (G) Lord Bach

Lords: (3)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 9.12.2009Comm**: 7 1.2010Prov Comm**: 13.1.2010

BRITISH MUSEUM ACT 1963 (AMENDMENT) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (37)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 26.2.2010 (6)

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

Lords: (10)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 15.1.2010

CARE HOMES AND SHELTERED ACCOMMODATION (DOMESTIC PETS) (B13) Mr Nigel Waterson

Commons: (27)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.3.2010 (3)

CHILD POVERTY (G) Stephen Timms / Lord McKenzie of Luton

(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)*1R: 19.11.2009*2R: 19.11.2009Rep: 9.12.20093R: 9.12.2009
Lords: (21, 2009-10)*1R: 10.12.20092R: 5.1.2010Prov Comm**: 19, 21, 25 & 27.1.2010

CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES (G) Ed Balls

Commons: (8)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 11.1.2010

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

Lords: (8)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 15.1.2010

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

Lords: (2)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 8.12.2009Comm**: 6.1.2010Prov Rep: No date

CONSOLIDATED FUND (G) Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer / Lord Myners

Commons: (12)*1R: 10.12.2009*2R: 14.12.2009*3R: 14.12.2009
Lords: ()*1R: 15.12.20092R: 16.12.2009*CN: 16.12.2009*3R: 16.12.2009

*RA: 16.12.2009 (Ch. 27)

CONSOLIDATED FUND ACT

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: 19.1.2010

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

Lords: (13)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 15.1.2010

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

Lords: (5)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 11.12.2009OCD: 7.1.2010Prov 3R: No date

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

Lords: (11)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 11.12.2009OCD: 7.1.2010Prov 3R: No date

CORPORATION TAX (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (1)*1R: 19.11.2009SRC: 15.12.20092R: 5.1.2010Prov JC TLRB: 11.1.2010

CRIME AND SECURITY (G) Alan Johnson

Commons: (3)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 18.1.2010

DAMAGES (ASBESTOS-RELATED CONDITIONS) (NO. 2) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (34)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.2.2010 (3)

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

Lords: (16)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

DEBT RELIEF (DEVELOPING COUNTRIES) (B3) Andrew Gwynne

Commons: (17)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 26.2.2010 (1)

DEVELOPMENT ON FLOOD PLAINS (ENVIRONMENT AGENCY POWERS) (B15) Bob Spink

Commons: (29)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 29.1.2010 (4)

DIGITAL ECONOMY [HL] (G) Lord Mandelson

Lords: (1)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 2.12.2009Comm: 6.1.2010Prov Comm: 12, 18, 20 & 26.1.2010

EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSURANCE BUREAU (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (35)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.2.2010 (4)

ENERGY (G) Edward Miliband

Commons: (7)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 7.12.2009Prog: 7.12.2009MR: 7.12.2009PBC: 5 & 7.1.2010Prov PBC: 12 & 14.1.2010

EQUALITY (G) Ms Harriet Harman / Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

(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: 19.11.2009Rep: 2.12.20093R: 2.12.2009
Lords: (20, 2009-10)1R: 3.12.20092R: 15.12.2009Prov Comm: 11, 13, 19, 25 & 27.1.2010

EUROPEAN UNION MEMBERSHIP (REFERENDUM) (B14) Mr Douglas Carswell

Commons: (28)*1R: 16.12.2009Prov 2R: 26.2.2010 (4)

FINANCIAL SERVICES (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (6)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 30.11.2009Prog: 30.11.2009MR: 30.11.2009PBC: 8, 10 & 15.12.2009; 5 & 7.1.2010Prov PBC: 12 & 14.1.2010

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY (G) Mr Alistair Darling

Commons: (13)*1R: 9.12.20092R: 5.1.2010Prog: 5.1.2010Prov Comm: 20.1.2010Prov 3R: 20.1.2010

FLOOD AND WATER MANAGEMENT (G) Hilary Benn

Commons: (9)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 15.12.2009Prog: 15.12.2009MR: 15.12.2009PBC: 7.1.2010Prov PBC: 12 & 14.1.2010

GROCERY MARKET OMBUDSMAN (B4) Albert Owen

Commons: (18)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.3.2010 (1)

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (INDEPENDENT LIVING) [HL] (L) Lord Ashley of Stoke

Lords: (19)*1R: 23.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998 (MEANING OF PUBLIC AUTHORITY) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (39)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.3.2010 (6)

ILLEGALLY LOGGED TIMBER (PROHIBITION OF SALE) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (40)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 12.3.2010 (3)

LAND USE (GARDENS PROTECTION ETC.) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (36)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 26.2.2010 (5)

LISBON TREATY (REFERENDUM) (B10) Mr Nigel Dodds

Commons: (24)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 26.2.2010 (3)

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

Lords: (7)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 15.1.2010

LOCAL AUTHORITIES (OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY) (B2) Mr David Chaytor

Commons: (16)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.2.2010 (1)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENT PLANS) (B16) Mr Mark Hoban

Commons: (30)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 12.3.2010 (2)

MARINE ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BRANCH (REPORTS) (B17) David Cairns

Commons: (31)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.3.2010 (4)

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: 19.11.20092R: 11.12.2009Prov Comm: 14.1.2010

MORTGAGE REPOSSESSION (PROTECTION OF TENANTS) (B1) Dr Brian Iddon

Commons: (15)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 29.1.2010 (1)

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE PUBLIC INTEREST DISCLOSURE SUPPORT (B11) Dr Richard Taylor

Commons: (25)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 12.3.2010 (1)

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

Lords: (4)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 1.12.2009Prov Comm**: 12.1.2010

PATIENT TRANSPORT [HL] (L) Baroness Greengross

Lords: (18)*1R: 23.11.2009Prov 2R: No date

PERSONAL CARE AT HOME (G) Rt Hon Andy Burnham

Commons: (11)*1R: 25.11.20092R: 14.12.2009*Prog: 14.12.2009*MR: 14.12.2009Prov Comm: 12.1.2010Prov 3R: 12.1.2010

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

Lords: (12)*1R: 19.11.2009Prov 2R: 15.1.2010

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

Lords: (9)*1R: 19.11.20092R: 11.12.2009Prov Comm: No date

SAFETY AND CONSERVATION (BYELAWS) (B9) Chris Grayling

Commons: (23)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 23.4.2010 (1)

SCHOOL TRANSPORT (B19) David Heath

Commons: (32)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: No date

SHELTERED ACCOMMODATION (RESIDENTS) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (38)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.3.2010 (5)

SUNBEDS (REGULATION) (B5) Julie Morgan

Commons: (19)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 29.1.2010 (2)

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES ACT 2007 (AMENDMENT) (B7) Alistair Burt

Commons: (21)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 26.2.2010 (2)

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

Commons: (2)*1R: 19.11.2009SRC: 15.12.20092R: 5.1.2010Prov JC TLRB: 11.1.2010

THIRD PARTIES (RIGHTS AGAINST INSURERS) [HL] (G) Lord Bach

Lords: (17)*1R: 23.11.20092R: 7 & 9.12.2009Prov SPBC: 12.1.2010

TORTURE (DAMAGES) (P) Mr Andrew Dismore

Commons: (41)*1R: 6.1.2010 (not printed)Prov 2R: 23.4.2010 (2)

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 (AMENDMENT) (B12) Simon Hughes

Commons: (26)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 29.1.2010 (3)

VIDEO RECORDINGS (G) Mr Siôn Simon / Lord Davies of Oldham

Commons: (14)*1R: 15.12.20092R: 6.1.2010Comm: 6.1.20103R: 6.1.2010
Lords: (22)1R: 7.1.2010Prov 2R: 18.1.2010

WARSAW CONVENTION (CARRIER LIABILITY) (B8) John Smith

Commons: (22)*1R: 16.12.2009 (not printed)Prov 2R: 5.3.2010 (2)

 
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