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Housing (Scotland) Act 2010

Parliamentary History

202.The table below sets out, for each Stage of the Scottish Parliament proceedings on the Bill for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published. The table includes links to the reports and papers.

Bill as introduced (13 January 2010)SP Bill 36
Stage 1
Local Government and Communities Committee (lead Committee)
Meeting on 24 March 2010Official Report (Columns 2930-2978)
Meeting on 14 April 2010Officialreport (Cols 2980-3022)
Meeting on 21 April 2010Official Report (Cols 3029-3084)
Meeting on 28 April 2010Official Report (Cols 3091-3130)
Stage 1 reportLocal Government and Communities Committee -Stage 1 Report SP Paper 456)
Scottish Government’s response to the Stage 1 reportScottish Government response
Finance Committee
Meeting on 26 January 2010Official Report (column 1084)
Meeting on 23 March 2010Official Report (cols 2003-2010)
Financial Memorandum agreed (13 April)Minutes of Proceedings
Subordinate Legislation Committee
Meeting on 2 March 2010Official Report (col 872)
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 23 June 2010The Scottish Parliament - Official Report (cols 27561-27628)
(Bill passed at Stage 1)
After Stage 1Official Report (col 1091)
Meeting of Subordinate Legislation Committee on 14 September 2010
Stage 2 – Consideration by the Local Government and Communities Committee
Meeting on 22 September 2010Official Report (cols 3443-3468)
Meeting on 29 September 2010Official Report (cols 3489-3523)
Meeting on 6 October 2010Official Report (cols 3559-3588)
After Stage 2Housing (Scotland) Billas amended at Stage 2
Stage 3 – Consideration by the Parliament
3 November 2010The Scottish Parliament - Official Report (cols 29853-29942)
Bill passed, 3 November 2010Housing (Scotland) Bill - as passed
Royal Assent received, 9 December 2010Housing (Scotland) Act 2010

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