Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill 2021-22


make provision about substance testing in approved premises; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Rob Butler.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 21 June 2021 and is currently before Parliament.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Rob Butler), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.

So is this going to become a law?

Presentation Bills are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.

How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?

The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Sponsor: Rob Butler (CON)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

Next Event: 21 Jan 2022 - Report stage (Commons)

Last Event: 15 Dec 2021 - Committee stage (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 60%

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
29/10/2021
Explanatory Note
26/10/2021
Impact Assessment
14/12/2021