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Business Bulletin No. 86 / 2003

Tuesday 10th June 2003

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments

  

New amendments to Bills lodged on 9 June 2003

Education (School Meals) (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

Section 1

Brian Adam

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop

8 In section 1, page 1, line 22, at end insert—

<( ) In section 133 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.44) (regulations etc.)—

(a) in subsection (2), after the word "subsections" there is inserted "(2AA)"; and

(b) after subsection (2) there is inserted—

"(2AA) Subsection (2) above shall not apply to any regulations made under section 53(3)(a)(iv) or (b)(iii) of this Act; and no such regulations shall be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing them has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.".>

After section 1

Brian Adam

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop

9 After section 1, insert—

<Duty to report on provision of free school meals

The Scottish Ministers shall, within one year of this section coming into force and by the end of each period of one year thereafter, lay before the Parliament a report on the provision of milk, meals or other refreshments to pupils in relation to whom subsection (3AA) of section 53 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.44) (provision for certain pupils free of charge) applies; and such a report shall—

(a) set out plans for the exercise of the powers conferred by subsection (3)(a)(iv) and (b)(iii) of that section in the year after the report is made; and

(b) include such other information as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate.>

Long Title

Brian Adam

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop

10 In the long title, page 1, line 3, leave out from <and> to end of line 4 and insert <to provide that the first exercise of those powers has retrospective effect; and to provide for the making of an annual report on the proposed exercise of those powers.>

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.

Stewart Maxwell: Proposed Local Governance (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to make provision for the election of councillors by a system of Single Transferable Voting in multi-member wards; to make new provision about remuneration for and other payments to councillors. (lodged 12 May 2003)

Supported by: Mr Rob Gibson, Jim Mather, Tricia Marwick, Stewart Stevenson, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tommy Sheridan, Frances Curran, Rosie Kane, Carolyn Leckie, Colin Fox, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Christine Grahame, Mark Ballard, Chris Ballance, Alex Neil, Mr Adam Ingram, Ms Sandra White, Campbell Martin

Bruce Crawford: Proposed Prohibition of GM Crop Planting (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to prohibit the planting of genetically modified crops in Scotland. (lodged 12 May 2003)

Supported by: Christine Grahame, Ms Sandra White, Mr Bruce McFee, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Mr Rob Gibson, Jim Mather, Tricia Marwick, Margo MacDonald, Brian Adam, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Linda Fabiani, Roseanna Cunningham, Campbell Martin, Mr Adam Ingram, Alex Neil, Ms Sandra White, Nicola Sturgeon, Carolyn Leckie, Rosie Kane, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Colin Fox, Frances Curran, Tommy Sheridan, Mr Adam Ingram, Eleanor Scott, Mark Ballard, Mr Mark Ruskell, Patrick Harvie, Campbell Martin, Shiona Baird, John Swinburne

Robin Harper: Proposed Warm Homes (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to set a target standard of energy efficiency to be achieved in domestic dwellings by a specified date. (lodged 12 May 2003)

Supported by: Mr Rob Gibson, Patrick Harvie, Mr Mark Ruskell, Mark Ballard, Chris Ballance, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Rosie Kane, Colin Fox, Carolyn Leckie, Tommy Sheridan, Ms Sandra White, Eleanor Scott, Shiona Baird

Patrick Harvie: Proposed Civil Registered Partnerships (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to establish civil partnership registration available to couples in committed relationships, and to provide civil registered partners with legal protection, rights and responsibilities similar to those provided to married couples. (lodged 12 May 2003)

Supported by: Mark Ballard, Shiona Baird, Chris Ballance, Eleanor Scott, Mr Mark Ruskell, Robin Harper, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tommy Sheridan, Frances Curran, Rosie Kane, Carolyn Leckie, Colin Fox, Margo MacDonald, John Swinburne, Dr Jean Turner, Pauline McNeill, Susan Deacon, Donald Gorrie, Mr Adam Ingram

Rosie Kane: Proposed Free School Meals (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to provide universally free and nutritious school meals with milk and water for every child attending a local authority managed secondary, primary or special needs school; to monitor the nutritional standards and to provide for a complaints procedure. (lodged 13 May 2003)

Supported by: Tommy Sheridan, Frances Curran, Dennis Canavan, Dr Jean Turner, Carolyn Leckie, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Colin Fox, Patrick Harvie, Margo MacDonald, Elaine Smith, John Swinburne, Mr Mark Ruskell, Mark Ballard, Chris Ballance, Donald Gorrie, Shiona Baird

Michael Matheson: Proposed Free Nursery and Primary School Milk (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to require local authorities to ensure that milk is provided in nursery and primary schools free of charge. (lodged 13 May 2003)

Supported by: Jim Mather, Mr Rob Gibson, Bruce Crawford, Stewart Maxwell, Stewart Stevenson, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tommy Sheridan, Frances Curran, Rosie Kane, Carolyn Leckie, Colin Fox, Christine Grahame, Mark Ballard, Chris Ballance, Donald Gorrie, Ms Sandra White, Campbell Martin, Shiona Baird

Ms Sandra White: Proposed Third Party Planning Rights of Appeal (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to provide third parties with a right of appeal against decisions made in planning applications under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997. (lodged 14 May 2003)

Supported by: Mark Ballard, Patrick Harvie, Campbell Martin, Michael Matheson, Eleanor Scott, Christine Grahame, Mr Mark Ruskell, Chris Ballance, Mr Rob Gibson, Mr Adam Ingram, Robin Harper, Alex Neil, Linda Fabiani, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tommy Sheridan, Donald Gorrie, Colin Fox, Frances Curran, Mr Adam Ingram, Mark Ballard, Campbell Martin, Shiona Baird

Colin Fox: Proposed Abolition of NHS Prescription Charges Bill—Proposal for a Bill to abolish all prescription charges on the NHS. (lodged 15 May 2003)

Supported by: John Swinburne, Chris Ballance, Carolyn Leckie, Patrick Harvie, Rosie Kane, Frances Curran, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tommy Sheridan, Dennis Canavan, Mark Ballard, Mr Mark Ruskell

Paul Martin: Proposed Health Boards Requirement to Consult Bill—Proposal for a Bill to require Health Boards to consult in circumstances where any changes of use of health service premises are proposed, whether those changes are on a new or existing site, and with a local right of appeal. (lodged 29 May 2003)

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Irene Oldfather, Helen Eadie, Pauline McNeill, Karen Gillon, Cathie Craigie, Ms Wendy Alexander, Cathy Peattie, Brian Adam, Tommy Sheridan, Shona Robison*

Jackie Baillie: Proposed Charities (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to set out the defining principles for recognition as a Scottish charity and to establish a body to regulate registration and monitor compliance with charity law. (lodged 30 May 2003)

Supported by: Patrick Harvie, Mark Ballard, Mr Mark Ruskell, Robin Harper, Chris Ballance, Susan Deacon, Eleanor Scott, Helen Eadie, Shiona Baird, Stewart Stevenson, Tricia Marwick, John Swinburne, Roseanna Cunningham, Dennis Canavan, Tommy Sheridan, Mr Stewart Maxwell*, Shona Robison*

Karen Gillon: Proposed Culpable Homicide by Corporate Bodies Bill—Proposal for a Bill to provide for a charge of culpable homicide to be brought against corporate bodies. (lodged 3 June 2003)

Supported by: Helen Eadie, Ms Wendy Alexander, Susan Deacon, Des McNulty, Cathy Peattie, Tommy Sheridan, Jackie Baillie*, Sarah Boyack*

Margo MacDonald: Proposed Prostitution Tolerance Zones (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to enable Local Authorities to designate areas within their boundaries inside which it would be legal to solicit. (lodged 5 June 2003)

Supported by: Tommy Sheridan

 

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