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Bill stages — Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.

Stage Date
1st reading: House of Lords 1st reading: House of Lords 28 May, 2015 28.05.2015
2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords 9 June, 2015 09.06.2015
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords 23 June, 2015 23.06.2015
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 June, 2015 23.06.2015
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords 30 June, 2015 30.06.2015
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 30 June, 2015 30.06.2015
Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords 14 July, 2015 14.07.2015
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 14 July, 2015 14.07.2015
3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords 20 July, 2015 20.07.2015
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 July, 2015 20.07.2015
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons 21 July, 2015 21.07.2015
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 19 October, 2015 19.10.2015
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 19 October, 2015 19.10.2015
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons 27 October, 2015 (1) (2) 27.10.2015
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 27 October, 2015 (1) (2) 27.10.2015
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons 29 October, 2015 (1) (2) 29.10.2015
Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons 20 January, 2016 20.01.2016
3rd reading: House of Commons 3rd reading: House of Commons 20 January, 2016 20.01.2016
Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords 26 January, 2016 26.01.2016
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 26 January, 2016 26.01.2016
Royal Assent (Hansard) Royal Assent (Hansard) 28 January, 2016 28.01.2016
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 28 January, 2016 28.01.2016

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