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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 25 March 2010

Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 38

Robert Brown

390 Withdrawn

Section 143

Robert Brown

549 In section 143, page 138, line 35, at end insert <or

( ) an order under section 148(1) bringing into force section 38(1), (2), (3) or (4),>

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A proposal (whether draft or final) may be withdrawn at any time by the member who lodged it under Rule 9.14.16 of the Standing Orders.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

Rhoda Grant: Proposed Civil Protection Orders and Access to Justice (Scotland) Bill— Final Proposal for a Bill to improve access to justice and available remedies for victims of domestic abuse (lodged 11 March 2010).

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

Supported by: Richard Baker; Elaine Smith; Andy Kerr; James Kelly; Elaine Murray; Malcolm Chisholm; David Stewart; Marlyn Glen; Ted Brocklebank; Helen Eadie; Pauline McNeill; David Whitton; Johann Lamont; Cathy Jamieson; Jack McConnell; Patricia Ferguson; Lewis Macdonald; Michael McMahon; Cathy Peattie; Robin Harper; John Wilson; Jamie McGrigor; Sandra White; Sarah Boyack; Tom McCabe; John Park; Peter Peacock; Hugh Henry; Mary Mulligan; Trish Godman; Jackie Baillie; Karen Gillon; Robin Harper; Marilyn Livingstone

Dr Richard Simpson MSP: Proposed Limit on Trans Fats (Scotland) Bill— Proposal for a Bill to prohibit the sale in Scotland of foodstuff for human consumption with a trans fat content exceeding 1% (lodged 12 March 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: Rhona Brankin; Karen Gillon; Michael McMahon; James Kelly; Peter Peacock; Richard Baker; Charlie Gordon; Johann Lamont; Trish Godman; Paul Martin; Rhoda Grant; Mary Mulligan; David Stewart; Elaine Murray; Cathie Craigie; Helen Eadie; Jackie Baillie; John Park; Lewis Macdonald; Des McNulty; Iain Gray; Bill Butler; Wendy Alexander; Frank McAveety; Marlyn Glen; Robin Harper; Tom McCabe; Hugh Henry; Karen Whitefield; Patricia Ferguson; Ken Macintosh; Irene Oldfather; Cathy Peattie

Hugh O’Donnell: Scottish Autism Strategy Bill— Final proposal for a Bill to require the Scottish Government to prepare and publish a strategy and issue guidance to local authorities and health boards to meet the needs of children and adults with autism (lodged 6 April 2010).

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

Supported by: Margaret Smith*

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