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I : Petitions lodged
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Business Bulletin No. 99 / 2003

Friday 27th June 2003

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


New Bills introduced or reprinted on 26 June 2003

National Health Service Reform (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision in relation to the organisation and operation of the National Health Service and the promotion of health improvement; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 6) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Malcolm Chisholm

Supported by: Mr Tom McCabe

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 6-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 6-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm (Navigation and Fishing) (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 1A) (Private 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.

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, Mr Alasdair Morrison, Trish Godman, Donald Gorrie, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Sarah Boyack, Alex Neil, Michael Matheson, Christine Grahame, Dr Jean Turner*

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, Fiona Hyslop, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Alex Neil, Elaine Smith, Michael Matheson, Christine Grahame, Dr Jean Turner*

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, Donald Gorrie, Chris Ballance, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Michael Matheson, Elaine Smith, Rosie Kane, Carolyn Leckie, Frances Curran, Colin Fox, Dr Jean Turner*

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, Donald Gorrie, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Carolyn Leckie, Elaine Smith, Dennis Canavan, Patrick Harvie, Susan Deacon, Rosie Kane, Frances Curran, Colin Fox, Dr Jean Turner, John Swinburne*

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, Patrick Harvie, Mark Ballard, Carolyn Leckie, Rosie Kane, Margo MacDonald, Robin Harper, Frances Curran, Mr Rob Gibson, Dr Jean Turner*, Mr Stewart Maxwell*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Colin Fox*

Elaine Smith: Proposed Child Health and Breastfeeding (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to promote child health by making it an offence to prevent a child, who is permitted to be in a public place or licensed premises from being fed milk in that place or on those premises, and to impose certain duties on Scottish Ministers to encourage, support and promote breastfeeding. (lodged 19 June 2003)

Supported by: Dennis Canavan, Margo MacDonald, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Dr Sylvia Jackson, Rhona Brankin, Mrs Margaret Smith, Mr Jamie Stone, Nora Radcliffe, Patrick Harvie, Bristow Muldoon, Marlyn Glen, Maureen Macmillan, Mr John Home Robertson, Karen Gillon, Susan Deacon, Carolyn Leckie, Frances Curran, Rosie Kane, Tommy Sheridan, Michael Matheson, Roseanna Cunningham, Colin Fox, Christine Grahame, Frances Curran