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Death by Dangerous Driving (Sentencing) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, session 2019-21

Last updated: 14 January 2021 at 15:00

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Long title

A Bill to amend the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to increase the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving to life imprisonment; and for connected purposes.


Mrs Theresa May

Current version of the Bill

Bill 167 2019-21 (as introduced)
7 October 2020

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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