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Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Chris Bryant

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

  • Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons | 27.04.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 126 2017-19 [as amended in Public Bill Committee] | PDF version, 109KB 15.11.2017

Latest news on the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill 2017-19

This Bill was amended in a Public Bill Committee on Wednesday 15 November 2017 and will now proceed to Report Stage on Friday 27 April 2018.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on Wednesday 19 July 2017. 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. If you wish to know  more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Chris Bryant.

Additional information 

Summary of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill 2017-19

To make provision about offences when perpetrated against emergency workers, and persons assisting such workers; to make certain offences aggravated when perpetrated against such workers in the exercise of their duty; to require persons suspected of certain assaults against such workers which may pose a health risk to provide intimate samples and to make it an offence, without reasonable excuse, to refuse to provide such samples; and for connected purposes.

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