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Business Bulletin No. 106/2002

Wednesday 26 June 2002

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


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.

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, Keith Harding, Fergus Ewing, Mary Scanlon, Rhoda Grant, Christine Grahame, Henry McLeish

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, Jamie Stone, John McAllion, Dennis Canavan, Helen Eadie, Margaret Smith, Nora Radcliffe, Brian Adam, John Home Robertson, Robin Harper, Fiona McLeod, Linda Fabiani, Susan Deacon, Kenneth Macintosh, Dr Sylvia Jackson

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, Brian Adam, Stewart Stevenson, Fiona Hyslop, Dennis Canavan, Fiona McLeod, Robin Harper

Michael Russell: Proposed Gaelic Language Bill—Proposal for a Bill to establish a basis of equality between the Gaelic and English languages in Scotland and to require public bodies and others including local authorities to prepare and implement Gaelic Language Plans. (lodged 18 June 2002)

Supported by: Mr Kenneth Gibson, Colin Campbell, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Bruce Crawford, Alasdair Morgan, Richard Lochhead, Roseanna Cunningham, Irene McGugan, Michael Matheson, Stewart Stevenson, Ms Sandra White