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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.

The Bills page of the Parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Jamie McGrigor: Proposed National Register of Tartans Bill—Final proposal for a Bill to establish a national register of tartans (lodged 24 October 2005)

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

Supported by: Mary Scanlon, Margo MacDonald, John Scott, Margaret Mitchell, David McLetchie, Mr Brian Monteith, Derek Brownlee, Colin Fox, Mr David Davidson, Alex Johnstone, Mr Alasdair Morrison, Phil Gallie, Mr Ted Brocklebank, Mr Jamie Stone, Bill Aitken, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Mike Pringle, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, John Farquhar Munro, Alex Fergusson, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Miss Annabel Goldie, Mrs Nanette Milne, John Swinburne, Murdo Fraser, Donald Gorrie

Jeremy Purvis: Proposed Right to Die for the Terminally Ill Bill—Final proposal for a Bill to allow for a mentally capable, terminally ill adult the right to receive medical assistance to die (lodged 25 October 2005)

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses, including the conclusions drawn from those responses, are available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Nora Radcliffe, Andrew Arbuckle, Eleanor Scott

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