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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 13 January 2010

Housing (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish the Scottish Housing Regulator and to make provision about housing, including provision about the performance and regulation of social landlords and reforms of the right to buy social housing; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 36) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Nicola Sturgeon
Supported by: Alex Neil

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 36-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 36-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

New amendments to Bills lodged on 13 January 2010

Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 15

Rhoda Grant

5 In section 15, page 29, line 30, leave out <"harassment (or further harassment)"> and insert <"misconduct (or further misconduct)">

Rhoda Grant

6 In section 15, page 30, line 18, leave out <"harassment" and "conduct" are> and insert <"conduct" is>

Rhoda Grant

7 In section 15, page 30, line 20, at end insert "<whether on one or more than one occasion>"

Members’ Bills Proposals

A Member who has lodged a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14.12 of the Standing Orders provided:

  • the proposal has attracted 18 supporters which include members of at least half of the political parties or groups represented on the Parliamentary Bureau; and
  • the Scottish Executive has not given an indication under Rule 9.14.13 that it or Her Majesty’s Government will initiate legislation to give effect to the proposal.

A proposal (whether draft or final) may be withdrawn at any time by the member who lodged it under Rule 9.14.16 of the Standing Orders.

The Bills page of the parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.

Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Final Proposal for Members’ Bills

Bill Butler MSP: Proposed Damages (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill in relation to rights to damages in respect of personal injuries and death and for connected purposes (lodged 13 January 2010).

A summary of responses to consultation on the draft proposal, together with copies of each response, including the conclusions drawn from the responses, are available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

Supported by: Duncan McNeil*, Des McNulty*, Patricia Ferguson*, Cathie Craigie*

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