Crime (Assaults on Emergency Services Staff) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 7 February, 2017 | 07.02.2017
This Bill is being prepared for publication.
Latest news on the Crime (Assaults on Emergency Services Staff) Bill 2016-17
This Bill has been dropped by its sponsoring MP and will not progress any further.
This Bill was expected to have its second reading on Friday 24 March 2017. The Bill had its first reading on 7 February 2017 through the ten minute rule procedure.
If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring MP Holly Lynch.
Summary of the Crime (Assaults on Emergency Services Staff) Bill 2016-17A Bill to make certain offences including malicious wounding, grievous or actual bodily harm and common assault aggravated when perpetrated against a constable, firefighter, doctor, paramedic or nurse in the execution of his or her duty or against a person assisting these persons in the execution of their duty; to make provision to require those suspected of certain assaults that may pose a health risk, including spitting, to be required to undergo blood tests and to make it an offence, without reasonable excuse, to refuse to undergo such tests; to make provision about the sentences for those convicted of the offences; and for connected purposes.
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