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Weekly Information Bulletin: 17th January 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 which are before Parliament this session, with the exception of Order Confirmation Bills.

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. Then follow 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

BANK OF ENGLAND (AMENDMENT) [HL] (L) Lord Saatchi

Lords: (11)1R: 16.12.2008Prov 2R: No date

BANKING (G) Alistair Darling / Lord Davies of Oldham

(introduced in 2007-08 and carried over to 2008-09)

Commons: (147, 2007-08)*1R: 7.10.20082R: 14.10.2008Prog: 14.10.2008CO: 14.10.2008MR: 14.10.2008PBC: 21, 23, 28 & 30.10; 4, 6, 11, 13 & 18.11.2008Prog: 26.11.2008Rep: 26.11.2008
Commons: (6, 2008-09)*1R: 4.12.2008*2R: 4.12.2008Prog: 17.12.20083R: 17.12.2008
Lords: (13, 2008-09)1R: 17.12.20082R: 18.12.2008Comm: 13 & 14.1.2009Prov Comm: 19 & 20.1.2009Prov Rep: 2 & 3.2.2009

BANKING (NO. 2) [HL] (G) Lord Myners

Lords: (3)1R: 4.12.20082R: 16.12.2008 (Withdrawn)

BORDERS, CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION [HL] (G) Lord West of Spithead

Lords: (15)1R: 14.1.2009Prov 2R: 26.1.2009

BUSINESS RATE SUPPLEMENTS (G) Hazel Blears

Commons: (2)*1R: 4.12.20082R: 12.1.2009Prog: 12.1.2009MR: 12.1.2009Prov PBC: 20 & 22.1.2009

COHABITATION [HL] (L) Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lords: (8)1R: 11.12.2008Prov 2R: No date

COMMUNITY AMATEUR SPORTS CLUBS (SUPPORT) [HL] (L) Lord Addington

Lords: (14)1R: 13.1.2009Prov 2R: No date

COMPANIES' REMUNERATION REPORTS [HL] (L) Lord Gavron

Lords: (10)1R: 16.12.2008Prov 2R: No date

CONSOLIDATED FUND (C) Mr Stephen Timms / Lord Davies of Oldham

Commons: (5)*1R: 16.12.2008*2R: 17.12.2008*3R: 17.12.2008
Lords: ()1R: 17.12.20082R: 18.12.2008CN: 18.12.20083R: 18.12.2008

RA: 18.12.2008 (Ch. 33)

CONSOLIDATED FUND ACT 2008

CORONERS AND JUSTICE (G) Jack Straw

Commons: (9)*1R: 14.1.2009Prov 2R: 26.1.2009

CORPORATION TAX (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (1)*1R: 4.12.2008SRC: 15.1.2009Prov 2R: 19.1.2009

DISABLED PERSONS (INDEPENDENT LIVING) [HL] (L) Lord Ashley of Stoke

Lords: (7)1R: 9.12.2008Prov 2R: No date

DOG CONTROL [HL] (L) Lord Redesdale

Lords: (9)Prov 1R: 12.12.2008Prov 2R: No date

EQUAL PAY AND FLEXIBLE WORKING [HL] (L) Baroness Morris of Bolton

Lords: (6)1R: 8.12.2008Prov 2R: 23.1.2009

GENEVA CONVENTIONS AND UNITED NATIONS

PERSONNEL (PROTOCOLS) [HL] (G)

Lord Malloch-Brown

Lords: (12)1R: 17.12.2008Prov 2R: 27.1.2009

HEALTH [HL] (G) Lord Darzi of Denham

Lords: (18)1R: 15.1.2009Prov 2R: 4.2.2009

HOUSE OF LORDS (MEMBERS' TAXATION STATUS) [HL] (L) Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Lords: (6)1R: 4.12.2008Prov 2R: 23.1.2009

HOUSE OF LORDS [HL] (L) Lord Steel of Aikwood

Lords: (5)1R: 4.12.2008Prov 2R: No date

LOCAL DEMOCRACY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION [HL] (G) Baroness Andrews

Lords: (2)1R: 4.12.20082R: 17.12.2008Prov Comm**: 19, 21, 26 & 28.1.2009

MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS [HL] (G) Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lords: (1)1R: 4.12.20082R: 15.12.2008Comm: 12.1.2009Prov Comm: 21 & 28.1.2009

ONLINE PURCHASING OF GOODS AND SERVICES

(AGE VERIFICATION) [HL] (L)

Baroness Massey of Darwen

Lords: (16)1R: 14.1.2009Prov 2R: No date

POLICING AND CRIME (G) Secretary Jacqui Smith

Commons: (7)*1R: 18.12.2008Prov 2R: 19.1.2009Prov MR: 19.1.2009

POLITICAL PARTIES AND ELECTIONS (G) Mr Jack Straw

(introduced in 2007-08 and carried over to 2008-09)

Commons: (141, 2007-08)*1R: 17.7.20082R: 20.10.2008*CO: 20.10.2008Prog: 20 & 27.10.2008PBC: 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 & 20.11.2008
Commons: (4, 2008-09)*1R: 4.12.2008*2R: 4.12.2008Prov Rep: No date

SAVING GATEWAY ACCOUNTS (G) Alistair Darling

Commons: (3)*1R: 4.12.20082R: 13.1.2009Prog: 13.1.2009MR: 13.1.2009Prov PBC: No date

TORTURE (DAMAGES) [HL] (L) Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lords: (17)1R: 14.1.2009Prov 2R: No date

WELFARE REFORM (G) James Purnell

Commons: (8)*1R: 14.1.2009Prov 2R: 27.1.2009

 
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