MPs debated the Second Reading of the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 6 March. The Bill passed Second Reading and now moves to Committee stage in the Commons.
Detailed examination of the Bill takes place at the Committee stage. Most Public Bill Committees are able to take evidence from experts and interest groups outside Parliament.
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The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill Public Bill Committee is currently gathering evidence for the Committee stage of the Bill. The Committee stage is expected to end on 23 March 2017 but may finish earlier.
The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill 2016-17
Summary of the Bill
The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill aims to:
- make provision about automated vehicles, electric vehicles, vehicle testing and civil aviation
- create an offence of shining or directing a laser at a vehicle
- make provision about fees for courses offered as an alternative to prosecution for road traffic offences.
Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.
House of Commons Library analysis
The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.
The Library has published a briefing paper for Second Reading.
Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill 2016-17: previous Commons stages
The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill passed Second Reading without a division. The main principles of the Bill are debated at Second Reading.
Watching proceedings from the public gallery
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