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Criminal Records Bill [HL] 2019-20

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Ramsbotham

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 19 (as introduced) (PDF) 22.10.2019

Latest news on the Criminal Records Bill [HL] 2019-20

First reading took place on 22 October. 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.

The 2017-19 Parliament dissolved at the end of the 2019 Session and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Criminal Records Bill [HL] 2019-20

A Bill to amend the length of time for which an individual may have a criminal record under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

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