(1) Senators Fiach Mac Conghail, Jillian van Turnhout, Mary Ann O’Brien, Marie-Louise O’Donnell, Martin McAleese, Katherine Zappone propose this change to the Gender Quota Bill:
delete “30%” & substitute “40%”.
(2) Senators Fiach MacConghail, Jillian van Turnhout, Mary Ann O’Brien, Marie-Louise O’Donnell, Martin McAleese, Katherine Zappone propose :
delete “general election” & substitute “general election, Seanad Éireann or local elections”.
(3) Senators Averil Power, Thomas Byrne, Mark Daly, Terry Leyden, Marc MacSharry, Paschal Mooney, Darragh O’Brien, Brian Ó Domhnaill, Denis O’Donovan, Labhrás Ó Murchú, Ned O’Sullivan, Jim Walsh, Mary M. White, Diarmuid Wilson propose :
Once number of women elected to Dáil reaches at least 40% of total number of TDs elected in one general election,
remains at that level following next 2 general elections,
gender related criteria for State funding to political parties shall no longer apply to general elections to Dáil