Digital Economy Bill 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Karen Bradley
Department for Culture, Media & Sport
- Lord Ashton of Hyde
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Report stage: House of Lords | 22.02.2017
|HL Bill 102 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 727KB||08.02.2017|
Latest news on the Digital Economy Bill 2016-17
Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the final day of committee stage on 8 February. Amendments discussed covered clauses 70, 75, 76, 80, 84 and 87 of the Bill.
Report stage – further line by line examination of the Bill - is scheduled to begin on 22 February.
Summary of the Digital Economy Bill 2016-17A Bill To make provision about electronic communications infrastructure and services; to provide for restricting access to online pornography; to make provision about protection of intellectual property in connection with electronic communications; to make provision about data-sharing; to make provision about functions of OFCOM in relation to the BBC; to provide for determination by the BBC of age-related TV licence fee concessions; to make provision about the regulation of direct marketing; to make other provision about OFCOM and its functions; and for connected purposes.
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