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Petroleum (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Baroness Sheehan

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    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 Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 27 (as introduced) | PDF version 15.01.2020

Latest news on the Petroleum (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-21

First reading took place on 15 January. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the Petroleum (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-21

A Bill to prohibit licensing to search and bore for petroleum and onshore hydraulic fracturing activities; to amend the principal objective for the Oil and Gas Authority to be to meet the carbon reduction target for ​2050 under the Climate Change Act 2008; and to provide for the Oil and Gas Authority to produce strategies which include the phasing out of the extraction and use of petroleum and transitional planning towards renewable energies

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