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Business Bulletin No. 156/2003

Tuesday 18 November 2003

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


New Bills introduced or reprinted on 17 November 2003

Fire Sprinklers in Residential Premises (Scotland) Bill-A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to require the provision of fire sprinkler systems in houses in multiple occupation and sheltered housing; to enable the Scottish Ministers to extend these provisions to other categories of residential premises; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 13) (Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Michael Matheson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 13-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 13-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 of the Standing Orders.

Mike Pringle: Proposed Environmental Levy Bill-Proposal for a Bill to enable local authorities to impose an environmental levy on specified plastic bags, payable by the consumer at the point of sale. (lodged 27 October 2003)

Supported by: Nora Radcliffe, Margaret Smith, Mr Keith Raffan, Jeremy Purvis, Mike Rumbles, John Farquhar Munro, George Lyon, Mr Jamie Stone, Robert Brown, Donald Gorrie, Margo MacDonald, Christine May, Roseanna Cunningham, Eleanor Scott, Chris Ballance, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Ms Sandra White, Mark Ballard, Robin Harper, Richard Lochhead, Patrick Harvie, Shiona Baird, Mark Ruskell

Nicola Sturgeon: Proposed EU Constitution Referendum Bill-Proposal for a Bill to require the Scottish Executive to conduct a referendum on the proposed EU Constitution prior to its ratification by the UK Government. (lodged 27 October 2003)

Supported by: Mr Kenny MacAskill, Stewart Stevenson, Brian Adam, Fergus Ewing, Bruce Crawford, Linda Fabiani, Christine Grahame, Mr Rob Gibson, Margo MacDonald, Chris Ballance, Jim Mather, Michael Matheson, Mr Bruce McFee, Roseanna Cunningham, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Alex Neil, Richard Lochhead, Ms Sandra White, Carolyn Leckie, Shona Robison, Mr Adam Ingram, Frances Curran, Tricia Marwick, Mark Ballard, Eleanor Scott

Tommy Sheridan: Proposed Scottish Railway Company Bill-Proposal for a Bill to establish a publicly owned Scottish Railway Company responsible for all aspects of the rail network, both passenger and freight, in Scotland. (lodged 4 November 2003)

Supported by: Eleanor Scott, Mr Mark Ruskell, Robin Harper, Rosie Kane, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Carolyn Leckie, Campbell Martin, Colin Fox, Mark Ballard, Shiona Baird, Chris Balance, John Swinburne