Development of the Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill

Published 03/12/2012   |   Last Updated 11/03/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

  • Ballot winner: Mick Antoniw, Bill 040: Asbestos (Recovery of Medical Costs) 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.

​Key milestones ​Details
​​Ballot date 21 March 2012
​Debate at which the Assembly agreed to the Ballot winner introducing a Bill that gave effect to the pre-ballot information 16 May 2012
​Date of Bill’s formal Introduction 3 December 2012
​Information on the legislative journey of Bill following introduction Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill