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Progress of Assembly Bills

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The following page shows the current progress of all Assembly Bills. This information is continually updated.

For more information on what each Stage means see the Guide to the Legislative Process

A list of the Bills which have received Royal Assent can be seen on the Assembly Acts page.

Assembly Bills introduced by the Welsh Government

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019Introduced: 11 June 2018This bill is now an Act
Legislation (Wales) Act 2019Introduced: 03 December 2018This bill is now an Act
Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) BillIntroduced: 25 March 2019This bill is currently at Stage 1
Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) BillIntroduced: 17 June 2019This bill is currently at Stage 1
Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) BillIntroduced: 08 July 2019This bill is currently at Stage 1

Assembly Bills introduced by Assembly Members

Autism (Wales) BillIntroduced: 13 July 2018A debate on the general principles took place on 16 January 2019. The motion to agree the general principles was not agreed and the Bill was rejected by the Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 26.14.This bill has been rejected

Assembly Bills introduced by Assembly Committee

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019Introduced: 02 October 2017This bill is now an Act

Assembly Bills introduced by the Assembly Commission

Senedd and Elections (Wales) BillIntroduced: 12 February 2019This bill is currently at Stage 2



Progress of current Legislation

Guidance on Legislation

Read the current guidance on submission and scrutiny of Legislation.

Progress of Assembly Bills

​View the progress of Assembly Bills currently under scrutiny at the Assembly

Text of Acts as passed

The text of Assembly Acts and the UK Bills they amend ​are available on the website



Previous Assembly Business​​

Acts in the Fourth Assembly (2011-2016)

​Since May 2011, the Assembly's primary legislation has taken the form of Acts. The Assembly's legislative competence was also significantly expanded.

Measures in the Third ​​​​Assembly (2007-2011)

New legislative powers were conferred on the Assembly at the start of the Third Assembly in May 2007. The Assembly could pass "Measures" in areas where it had legislative competence.

Statutory Instruments in the First and Second ​Assembly

When the Assembly was first formed its only powers to legislate were through the passing of Statutory Instruments.





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