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Business Bulletin No. 88 / 2003

Thursday 12th June 2003

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


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.

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, Brian Adam

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, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Mr Duncan McNeil

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, Brian Adam, Ms Sandra White, Jim Mather*

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, Ms Sandra White, Mr Duncan McNeil, Maureen Macmillan

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

Mr Mark Ruskell: Proposed Liability for Release of Genetically Modified Organisms (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend the law of damages in relation to the release of genetically modified organisms by making the holder of the consent to release strictly liable as a result of contamination. (lodged 11 June 2003)

Supported by: Chris Ballance, Shiona Baird, Eleanor Scott