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Renting Homes (Fees etc) (Wales) Bill

A Welsh Government Bill, introduced by Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Housing and Regeneration. The Business Committee has remitted the Bill to the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee.

About the Bill

The Bill includes provision for:

  • prohibiting certain payments made in connection with the granting, renewal or continuance of standard occupation contracts;
  • the treatment of holding deposits.

Further detail about the Bill can be found in its accompanying Explanatory Memorandum.

Current Stage

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The Bill is currently at Stage 1. An explanation of the various stages of Assembly Bills is available in the Guide to the Stages of Public Bills and Acts.

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.

Stage

Documents

Bill introduced: 11 June 2018

Renting Homes (Fees Etc.) (Wales) Bill, as introduced

Explanatory Memorandum

Presiding Officer’s Statement: 11 June 2018

Statement of policy intent

Business Committee’s Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill: 13 June 2018

Stage 1: Committee considerations of general principles

Public consultation. The Committee has issued a call for evidence, which closes on 7 September 2018.

Alternatively if you would prefer to respond on our dialogue page, please use the link below:

https://senedd.dialogue-app.com/improving-access-to-private-sector-housing-2013-renting-homes-fees-etc-wales-bill-gwella-mynediad-at-dai-yn-y-sector-preifat-y-bil-rhentu-cartrefi-ffioedd-etc-cymru

Committee dates

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

Date and Agenda

Purpose of meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

13 June 2018

Consideration of Approach to Stage 1 Scrutiny (Private)

Private

Private

21 June 2018

Oral evidence sessions

 

 

5 July 2018

Oral evidence sessions

 

 

11 July 2018

Oral evidence sessions

 

 

19 September 2018

Oral evidence sessions

 

 

19 September 2018

Consideration of key issues

 

 

11 October 2018

Private discussion of report contents

 

 

Stage 1: Debate in Plenary on general principles

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Financial Resolution

In accordance with Standing Order 26.68 the Presiding Officer has indicated that a financial resolution is required for this Bill.  Further information about financial resolutions is available in section 3 of the Guide to the scrutiny stages for Public Bills.

Stage 2: Committee consideration of amendments

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Stage 3: Plenary consideration of amendments

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Stage 4: Passing of the Bill in Plenary

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Post-stage 4

This Stage has not yet been reached.

 

Contact information

Clerk: Naomi Stocks

Phone: 0300 200 6565

Postal address:

 

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF99 1NA

Email: SeneddCommunities@assembly.wales

 

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Government Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 11/06/2018

Documents

Consultations

 

 

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