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Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2018

Parliamentary History

129.The following is a list of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the Act and significant documents connected to the Bill published by the Parliament during the Bill’s parliamentary passage.

Proceedings and reportsReferences
Bill as introduced (5 September 2017)SP Bill 20 (Session 5 (2017))
Explanatory Notes (5 September 2017)SP Bill 20–EN (Session 5 (2017))
Financial Memorandum (5 September 2017)SP Bill 20–FM (Session 5 (2017))
Policy Memorandum (5 September 2017)SP Bill 20–PM (Session 5 (2017)
SP Bill 20–LC (Session 5 (2017))Statements on legislative competence (5 September 2017)
Delegated Powers Memorandum (5 September 2017)SP Bill 20–DPM (Session 5 (2017))
SPICe briefing (16 November 2017)Sb 17–78
Stage 1
Local Government and Communities Committee (lead committee)
Evidence session (29 November 2017)Official Report (cols. 1 to 23)
Evidence session (13 December 2017)Official Report (cols. 2 to 15)
Consideration in private (24 January 2018)Minutes of proceedings (LGC/S5/18/3/M)
Stage 1 Report (1 February 2018)4th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (SP Paper 270)
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Report on Bill at Stage 1 (28 November 2017)57th Report, 2017 (Session 5) (SP Paper 239)
Whole Parliament
Stage 1 debate (29 March 2018)Official Report (cols. 87 to 107)
Stage 2
Consideration of amendments (Local Government and Communities Committee, 9 May 2018)Official Report (cols. 1 to 3)
Bill as amended at Stage 2 (10 May 2018)SP Bill 20A (Session 5 (2018))
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (18 May 2018)SP Bill 20A–DPM (Session 5 (2018))
Supplementary Explanatory Notes (22 May 2018)SP Bill 20A–EN (Session 5 (2018))
After Stage 2
Report on Bill after Stage 2 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 15 May 2018)26th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (SP Paper 327)
Stage 3
Stage 3 debate (whole Parliament, 31 May 2018)Official Report (cols. 75 to 87)
After passing
Royal Assent (6 July 2018)Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2018 (asp 13)

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