Online Safety Bill [HL] 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
- Baroness Howe of Idilcote
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Lords | Date to be announced
|HL Bill 27 (as introduced) | PDF version, 94KB||06.06.2016|
Latest news on the Online Safety Bill [HL] 2016-17First reading took place on 6 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.
Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.
Summary of the Online Safety Bill [HL] 2016-17A bill to make provision about the promotion of online safety; to require internet service providers and mobile phone operators to provide an internet service that excludes adult-only content; to require information to be provided about online safety by internet service providers and mobile phone operators; to make provision for parents to be educated about online safety; to make provision for the regulation of harmful material through on-demand programme services; to introduce licensing of pornographic services; and for connected purposes.
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