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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd

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Items
Note No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the First Minister

The Presiding Officer will call the Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the First Minister after Question 2.

View Questions

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.00

The first 8 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after Question 2.

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.48

(30 mins)

3.

Statement by the First Minister: The Government and Laws in Wales Bill

Decision:

The item started at 14.04

(15 mins)

4.

The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016

NDM5985 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

Approves that the draft The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 9 February 2016.

Supporting Documents
The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee – no reporting points

 

Decision:

The item started at 14.50

NDM5985 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

Approves that the draft The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 9 February 2016.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(15 mins)

5.

Stage 4 of the Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill

NDM5997 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill.

Supporting Documents
Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

 

Decision:

The item started at 14.50

NDM5997 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30 mins)

6.

Debate on the 2nd Supplementary Budget 2015-16

NDM5967 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2015-16 laid in the Table Office and emailed to Assembly Members on Tuesday, 9 February 2016.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

i. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006;

ii. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

iii. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

iv. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

v. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

Supporting Documents
The Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2015-16
Report of the Finance Committee

Decision:

The item started at 15.03

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM5967 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2015-16 laid in the Table Office and emailed to Assembly Members on Tuesday, 9 February 2016.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

i. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006;

ii. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

iii. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

iv. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

v. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

27

55

The motion was agreed.

 

(60 mins)

7.

Debate on The Final Budget 2016-17

NDM5986 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.25:

Approves the Annual Budget for the financial year 2016-2017 laid in the Table Office by the Minister for Finance and Government Business on 1 March 2016.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20.28, the Annual Budget comprises the following information:

1. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006;

2. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

3. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

4. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

5. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

• an Explanatory Note on changes between Draft Budget proposals and the Annual Budget.

The Annual Budget Proposals 2016-17 are available at the following link:

http://www.assembly.wales/laid%20documents/gen-ld10600/gen-ld10600-e.pdf

Supporting Document
The Annual Budget for the financial year 2016-2017

Decision:

The item started at 15.25

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM5986 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.25:

Approves the Annual Budget for the financial year 2016-2017 laid in the Table Office by the Minister for Finance and Government Business on 1 March 2016.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20.28, the Annual Budget comprises the following information:

1. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006;

2. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

3. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

4. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

5. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

5

22

55

The motion was agreed.

 

8.

Voting Time

Decision:

The item started at 15.55

At 15.56, proceedings were suspended for 15 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Public Health (Wales) Bill.

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(240 mins)

9.

Stage 3 of the Public Health (Wales) Bill

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 as agreed by the Assembly on 23 February 2016.

The amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Removing restrictions on the use of nicotine inhaling devices

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2, 1

2. Smoke-free premises and vehicles

56, 57, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 125, 127, 128, 131, 134, 138, 140, 146, 96, 51

3. Nicotine inhaling device-free premises and vehicles

58, 59, 65, 66, 67, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, 147, 95, 52, 53, 54

4. Review and report: nicotine inhaling devices

27

5. Proposals for additional nicotine inhaling device-free premises and areas, and relevant exemptions

105, 106, 116, 117, 122, 124, 126, 129, 130, 132, 133, 135, 136, 137, 139, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 97

6. Register of retailers of tobacco and nicotine products

78, 79, 80, 81

7. Special procedures and intimate piercing: miscellaneous

82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 148

8. Meaning of ‘special procedures’

28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39

9. Offence of performing a special procedure on an intoxicated person

33, 34

10. Pharmaceutical services

40, 89, 41

11. Provision of toilets

42, 43, 44, 90, 91, 45, 46, 47, 149, 49

12. Health impact assessments

92, 93, 94, 98, 55, 50

Supporting Documents
Public Health (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments

Grouping of Amendments

Decision:

The item started at 16.11

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 as agreed by the Assembly on 23 February 2016.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

1

31

56

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

Amendment 56 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

Amendment 57 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 58:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

20

56

Amendment 58 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 59:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

1

20

56

Amendment 59 was agreed.

Amendment 60 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 61 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 62 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 63 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 64 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 7:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

32

56

Amendment 7 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 65:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

18

56

Amendment 65 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

19

56

Amendment 66 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 8:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 8 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 67 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 9:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 9 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 10:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 10 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 11:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 11 was not agreed.

Amendments 12 - 18 were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendments 12 - 18 were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 19:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 19 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 20:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 20 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 21:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

32

56

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

Amendment 27 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 68 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 69 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 22:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

 23

0

31

54

Amendment 22 was not agreed.

Amendment 70 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 71 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 23:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

31

55

Amendment 23 was not agreed.

Amendment 72 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 73 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 74 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 75 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 24:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 24 was not agreed.
Amendment 76 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 77 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 25:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

31

56

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 99:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 99 was agreed.

Amendment 100 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 101:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

5

55

Amendment 101 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 102:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 102 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 103:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

 39

0

17

56

Amendment 103 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 104:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 104 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 105:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 105 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 106:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

 31

0

25

56

Amendment 106 was agreed.

Amendment 107 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 108 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 109:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 109 was agreed.

Amendment 110 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 111:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 111 was agreed.

Amendment 112 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 113:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 113 was agreed.

Amendment 114 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 115:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

18

56

Amendment 115 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 116:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 116 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 117:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 117 was agreed.

Amendment 118 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 119:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 119 was agreed.

Amendment 120 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 121:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 121 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 122:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 122 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 123:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

17

56

Amendment 123 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 124:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 124 was agreed.

Amendment 125 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 127 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 126:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 126 was agreed.

Amendment 128 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 129:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 129 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 130:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 130 was agreed.

Amendment 131 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 132:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 132 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 133:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 133 was agreed.

Amendment 134 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 135:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 135 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 136:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 136 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 137:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 137 was agreed.

Amendment 138 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 139:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 139 was agreed.

Amendment 140 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 141:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 141 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 142:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 142 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 143:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 143 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 144:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 144 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 145:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

25

56

Amendment 145 was agreed.

Amendment 146 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 147:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

 39

0

17

56

Amendment 147 was agreed.

At 18.06, proceedings were suspended for 15 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 of the Public Health (Wales) Bill.

Amendment 78 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 79 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 80 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 81 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 82 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 83 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 84 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 85 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 86 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 28:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

39

56

Amendment 28 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 29:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

39

56

Amendment 29 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 30:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

39

56

Amendment 30 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

44

56

Amendment 31 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 32:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

39

56

Amendment 32 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 33:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

43

55

Amendment 33 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 34:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

43

55

Amendment 34 was not agreed.

Amendment 35 was not moved.

Amendment 36 was not moved.

Amendment 37 was not moved.

Amendment 38 was not moved.

Amendment 39 was not moved.

Amendment 87 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 88 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 40 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 89 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 41 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 42 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 43 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 44 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 90 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 91 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 45:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

31

55

Amendment 45 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 46:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

32

55

Amendment 46 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 47:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

30

54

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 149:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

30

54

Amendment 149 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 49:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

31

55

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

Amendment 92 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 93 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 94 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 26:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

30

55

Amendment 26 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 95:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

18

55

Amendment 95 was agreed.

Amendment 96 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 97:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

18

55

Amendment 97 was agreed.

Amendment 98 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 148 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

Amendment 51 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

30

55

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

17

55

Amendment 52 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

17

55

Amendment 53 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

17

55

Amendment 54 was agreed.

Amendment 55 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

30

55

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 50 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 

 

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