The redress scheme was debated in the Seanad today.
The Mica redress scheme legislation has passed its final stage in the Seanad.
It now goes to the President for signing, as senators backed the scheme by 30 votes to 12.
Its passage through the Dail had a knock-on effect in the past few weeks.
Joe McHugh tells the Dáil he voted "with his gut" and that while there is "no perfect scheme" for mica redress, what is being legislated for falls short.
He is resigning the Fine Gael whip, leaving the Government in a minority in the Dáil. @VirginMediaNews
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) July 6, 2022
Fine Gael's Joe Mc Hugh voted against the government on the bill last week and lost the party whip.
That in turn led to Sinn Fein's no-confidence motion this week.
Campaigners say a lack of time has been given to consider the bill.
Affected homeowners have tabled 80 amendments, but say none of their key actions have been approved.