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Social Media Service Providers (Civil Liability and Oversight) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
John Mann

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

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 26.10.2018

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Latest news on the Social Media Service Providers (Civil Liability and Oversight) Bill 2017-19

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 26 October 2018. 

Order for second reading debate on Friday 15 June 2018, read and discharged.

This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 28 February 2018 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, John Mann.

Summary of the Social Media Service Providers (Civil Liability and Oversight) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to make social media service providers liable for online publications in respect of civil proceedings in specified circumstances; to establish and confer functions upon a commissioner for online safety; to make provision about the disclosure of certain information by social media service providers; and for connected purposes.

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