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Malicious Communications (Social Media) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Anna Turley

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 | 24.03.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 44 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 101KB 03.02.2017

Latest news on the Malicious Communications (Social Media) Bill 2016-17

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 24 March 2017.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on Monday 4 July 2016. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

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, Anna Turley.

Summary of the Malicious Communications (Social Media) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to make provision about offences, penalties and sentences in relation to communications containing threats transmitted or broadcast using online social media; and for connected purposes.

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