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Business Bulletin No. 96/2002

Wednesday 12 June 2002

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


New Bills introduced or reprinted on 11 June 2002

Dog Fouling (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision in relation to the offence of dog fouling, including fixed penalty notices for such an offence; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 55) (Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Keith Harding

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 55-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 55-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Proposals for Members’ Bills

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are new names of support. Proposals that have attracted 11 supporters have those supporters’ names shown in bold. The member who lodged such a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under rule 9.14.

Scott Barrie: Proposed High Hedges (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to provide local authorities with the power to deal with complaints regarding high hedges. (lodged 21 May 2002)

Supported by: Paul Martin, Alex Johnstone, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Mr John Home Robertson, John Farquhar Munro, Mr Jamie Stone, Mr Duncan McNeil, Mr John McAllion, Brian Fitzpatrick, Maureen Macmillan, Ian Jenkins, Rhona Brankin, Jackie Baillie, Elaine Thomson, David Mundell, Shona Robison, Richard Lochhead, Bill Butler, Dr Sylvia Jackson, Robert Brown, Mr Mike Rumbles, Margaret Jamieson, Mr Michael McMahon, Des McNulty, Mr Keith Harding, Johann Lamont, Phil Gallie, Angus MacKay, Pauline McNeill, Elaine Smith, Marilyn Livingstone, Alasdair Morgan, Mary Scanlon, Cathie Craigie, Helen Eadie, Karen Whitefield, Dennis Canavan, Dr Winnie Ewing, Cathy Peattie, Donald Gorrie

David McLetchie: Proposed Council of the Law Society of Scotland Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 to permit the Council of the Law Society of Scotland to delegate its functions; to allow Council committees to appoint sub-committees; and to allow non-solicitors to be members of committees and sub-committees. (lodged 29 May 2002) R

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Roseanna Cunningham, David Mundell, Maureen Macmillan, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Pauline McNeill, Bill Aitken, Scott Barrie*, Brian Monteith*, John Scott*

Elaine Smith: Proposed Breastfeeding (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to make it an offence to prevent a mother from breastfeeding her baby in any public place, or licensed premises, where children are otherwise permitted and to make provision for criminal penalties. (lodged 7 June 2002)

Supported by: Dorothy-Grace Elder, Tommy Sheridan

Mr Kenneth Gibson: Home Safety Officers (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to ensure local authority provision of dedicated home safety officers. (lodged 11 June 2002)

Supported by: Michael Russell*, Colin Campbell*, Linda Fabiani*, Mr Andrew Welsh* Richard Lochhead*, Michael Matheson*, Andrew Wilson*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*