Development of the Autism (Wales) Bill
From time to time, the Presiding Officer must hold a ballot to determine the name of a Member, other than a member of the government, who may seek the Assembly’s agreement to introduce a Bill.
A Member must provide "pre-ballot information" to set out the intended purpose of their proposed Bill.
If the Assembly agrees to the introduction of such a Bill, the Ballot winner may consult on their proposals before formally introducing their Bill.
|Ballot date||28 March 2017|
|Debate at which the Assembly will consider the introduction of a Bill to give effect to the information included in the Explanatory Memorandum||Explanatory Memorandum to the proposal tabled on 04 May 2017|
Plenary - 14 June 2017
Leave to proceed secured
|Consultation to inform the development of the Bill:|
Paul Davies AM ran a consultation on the proposed Autism (Wales) Bill from 30 August 2017 – 20 November 2017. The responses received on this consultation have been published, subject to some personal information being redacted.
Paul is currently considering the responses, and their implications for the development of the Autism (Wales) Bill.
Paul Davies currently has until 13 July 2018 to introduce a Bill that meets the policy objectives set ot in the explanatory memorandum to his proposal.