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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

  • Committee stage: House of Lords Committee stage: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 99 (as introduced) | PDF version, 78KB 30.04.2018

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

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place on 29 June.

Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

 

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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