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Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing) Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Mrs Theresa May

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 | 06.11.2020

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 167 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF) 07.10.2020

Latest news on the Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing) Bill 2019-21

The next stage for this Bill, Second reading, is now scheduled to take place on Friday 6 November 2020 

This is a Private Members' Bill and was introduced to Parliament on Tuesday 21 July 2020 under the Ten Minute Rule.

If you would like to know more about the Bill, please contact its sponsor, Mrs Theresa May MP, for more information.

Summary of the Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing) Bill 2019-21

A Bill to amend the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to increase the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving to life imprisonment; and for connected purposes.

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