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Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mrs Maria Miller

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

This Bill is being prepared for publication.

Latest news on the Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill 2016-17

This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.

However, as a General Election has now been called and Parliament will be dissolved from 3 May 2017, the Bill falls and no further action will be taken.

Summary of the Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to make gender identity a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 in place of gender reassignment and to make associated provision for transgender and other persons; and for connected purposes.

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