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A proposal (whether draft or final) may be withdrawn at any time by the member who lodged it under Rule 9.14.16 of the Standing Orders.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

Paul Martin: NHS Parking (Scotland) Bill – Proposal for a Bill to require NHS Boards to provide managed parking at all NHS sites for users of those sites and to prohibit charging for parking on all NHS sites (lodged 2 September 2009)

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

Supported by: Cathy Peattie, Irene Oldfather, Karen Whitefield, Marilyn Livingstone, Cathie Craigie, Michael McMahon, Hugh Henry, George Foulkes, Marlyn Glen, Elaine Smith, Ken Macintosh, Helen Eadie, Frank McAveety, Charlie Gordon, Jackie Baillie, Bill Butler, John Park, Tom McCabe, Richard Baker, James Kelly, Karen Gillon, Pauline McNeill, David Whitton, Margaret Curran, Duncan McNeil, Cathy Jamieson, Trish Godman, Patricia Ferguson, Des McNulty, Claire Baker, Patricia Ferguson, Peter Peacock, Richard Simpson, Wendy Alexander, Dave Stewart

Gil Paterson MSP: The Palliative Care (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to require needs based palliative care to be available to all with a progressive life-limiting condition (lodged 2 September 2009)

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: Dave Thompson, Jackie Baillie, Hugh O’Donnell, Des McNulty, Elaine Murray, Jamie Hepburn, Mike Pringle, Margo MacDonald, Karen Gillon, Jamie Stone, John Farquhar Munro, Alasdair Allan, Charlie Gordon, Christopher Harvie, Cathy Peattie, Marilyn Livingstone, Trish Godman, Nanette Milne, Michael Matheson, Bob Doris, Christina McKelvie, Anne McLaughlin, Joe FitzPatrick, Bill Kidd, Sandra White, Bill Wilson, Linda Fabiani, Brian Adam, Andrew Welsh, Maureen Watt, John Wilson, Tricia Marwick, Aileen Campbell, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Angela Constance, Rob Gibson, Stuart McMillan, Willie Coffey, Ian McKee, Ken Macintosh, Robin Harper

David Stewart MSP: Proposed Victims’ Commissioner (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to provide for the establishment and functions of a Victims’ Commissioner for Scotland (lodged 8 September 2009).

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: Paul Martin, Jamie Stone, John Farquhar Munro, Margo MacDonald, Charlie Gordon, Bill Butler, Duncan McNeil, John Park, Pauline McNeill, Rhoda Grant, Michael McMahon, Lewis Macdonald, Elaine Murray, Frank McAveety, Peter Peacock, Richard Baker, Elaine Smith, James Kelly, Richard Simpson, Malcolm Chisholm, Cathy Jamieson, Mary Mulligan, David Whitton, Sarah Boyack, Wendy Alexander, Tom McCabe, Helen Eadie, Andy Kerr, Ken Macintosh, George Foulkes, Irene Oldfather, Jackie Baillie, Cathie Craigie, Marilyn Livingstone, Claire Baker, Cathy Peattie*

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