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Environment Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Secretary Theresa Villiers
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

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 Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 009 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF) 30.01.2020

Latest news on the Environment Bill 2019-21

This Bill is now being considered by a Public Bill Committee which will scrutinise the Bill line by line and is expected to report to the House by Tuesday 5 May 2020.

Membership of the Public Bill Committee will be announced shortly. 

Additional information

 

Summary of the Environment Bill 2019-21

A Bill to make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; for statements and reports about environmental protection; for the Office for Environmental Protection; about waste and resource efficiency; about air quality; for the recall of products that fail to meet environmental standards; about water; about nature and biodiversity; for conservation covenants; about the regulation of chemicals; and for connected purposes.

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