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Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsors:
Sir Oliver Heald
Viscount Trenchard

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

Next event

  • 3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords | 02.04.2019

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 159 (as introduced) | PDF version 11.02.2019

Latest news on the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill 2017-19

On 19 March, the Bill reached committee stage in the Lords.

However, no changes were suggested to the Bill so the Bill goes directly to third reading. This procedure is known as "order of commitment discharged".

Third reading - a final chance to amend the Bill - is scheduled for 2 April.

Summary of the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill 2017-19

To amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 in relation to service animals.

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