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Section G – Bills

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A proposal (whether draft or final) may be withdrawn at any time by the member who lodged it under Rule 9.14.16 of the Standing Orders.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

John Wilson: Proposed Enforcement of Local Tax Arrears (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to align local authority powers to pursue debts with those for other debts (lodged 4 November 2010)

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

Supported by: Anne McLaughlin, Bill Kidd, Ian McKee, Kenneth Gibson, Rob Gibson, Bill Wilson, Dave Thompson, Alasdair Allan, Bill Butler, Hugh Henry, Patrick Harvie, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Sandra White, Margo MacDonald, Gil Paterson, Bob Doris, Jamie Hepburn, Joe FitzPatrick, Elaine Smith*

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