Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill [HL] 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
- Baroness Young of Hornsey
- Maggie Throup
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 30 November, 2016 | 30.11.2016
|Bill 105 2016-17 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version, 82KB||01.12.2016|
Latest news on the Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill [HL] 2016-17
This Bill was expected to resume its second reading debate on Friday 24 March 2017 but the order was not moved so the bill has effectively been dropped by its sponsoring MP and will not progress any further.
This Bill was brought from the Lords and received its first reading in the Commons on 30 November 2016. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.
Summary of the Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill [HL] 2016-17A Bill to require commercial organisations and public bodies to include a statement on slavery and human trafficking in their annual report and accounts; and to require contracting authorities to exclude from procurement procedures economic operators who have not provided such a statement; and for connected purposes.
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