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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 21 February 2007

Rights of Relatives to Damages (Mesothelioma) (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 75A) (Executive Bill)

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.

Final Proposal for Members’ Bills

John Swinburne MSP: Exempting the Sale of Homes to pay for Residential Accommodation (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to disregard the value of a person’s home in the financial assessment undertaken by local authorities to establish contributions towards the cost of residential accommodation placements (lodged 8 February 2007)

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: Dr Jean Turner; Margo MacDonald; Donald Gorrie; Mike Rumbles; Carolyn Leckie; Mark Ballard; Chris Balance; Shiona Baird; Frances Curran; Dennis Canavan; Campbell Martin; Ms Rosemary Byrne; Tommy Sheridan; John Farquhar Munro; Colin Fox; Patrick Harvie; Ms Sandra White; Mike Pringle; Mr Brian Monteith, Rosie Kane, Robin Harper, Mr Andrew Arbuckle*; Mr Jamie Stone*

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