Bill Name

Overview

Parental Bereavement Leave (Amendment) Bill 2019

To make provision for an entitlement to bereavement leave to an employee who has been bereaved of a child.

Childcare Price Transparency Bill 2018

To require all childcare providers to provide price notices outlining the prices charged for each of their services.

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2018

To ensure that a child care service provider has lawful authority to retain custody of a child prior to the making of any emergency care order.

Criminal Law (Child Sexual Offences) (Access to Information) Bill 2018

Provides for presumptive minimum sentences for repeat sexual offenders and to correct an anomaly with respect to the penalties for incest.

Criminal Law (Recruitment of Children to Engage in Criminal Activity) Bill 2018

Creates an offence in circumstances where an adult recruits a child to carry out a criminal offence on his or her behalf.

Gambling Control Bill 2018

To establish a framework for the regulation, including licensing, of gambling in Ireland.

Maternity Protection (Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas) Bill 2018

Provide maternity leave for female members of the Oireachtas.

HFSS Advertising Bill 2018

Provide for stronger regulation regarding advertising of foods that are high in

fat, salt or sugar before the watershed.

Maternity Protection (Local Government Members) Bill 2017

To allow local government members take full maternity leave.

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) (Amendment) Bill 2017

Allow data centres and other key IT infrastructure to be included in the criteria for access to the Strategic Development planning procedure.

Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Bill 2017

Reduce restrictions on the power of the ESB to carry out works concerning the levels on the Shannon Lakes (Lough Derg, Lough Ree and Lough Allen).

Electricity Supply (Management of the River Shannon) Bill 2016

To make provision for the Electricity Supply Board to alter the levels of the Shannon Lakes (Lough Derg, Lough Ree and Lough Allen).

Au Pair Placement Bill 2016

Better protection of rights of young people on cultural & education exchange programmes with no more than 30 hours light domestic help per week in exchange for hospitality, lodging and pocket money, to be known as ‘Au Pair Placements’; to set up a new Au Pair Accreditation Council tasked with the protection of these rights and the oversight and registration of Au Pair Placements.