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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.

Mr Kenneth Macintosh MSP: Sunbed Licensing (Scotland) Bill — Final proposal for a Bill to require sunbed and tanning salons to be licensed (lodged 27 July 2007)

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 SPICe.

A copy of a statement of reasons lodged on 22 May is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Local Government and Communities Committee indicated on 20 June that it was satisfied with those reasons.

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Sarah Boyack, Karen Gillon, Cathie Craigie, Lewis Macdonald, Malcolm Chisholm, Rhona Brankin, Marlyn Glen, Bill Butler, Margaret Curran, Helen Eadie, Cathy Peattie, Paul Martin, Mary Mulligan, Elaine Smith, Duncan McNeil, David Whitton, Richard Baker, David Stewart, Peter Peacock, Tom McCabe, Karen Whitefield, Mr Frank McAveety, Dr Richard Simpson, Michael McMahon, Cathy Jamieson, Christine Grahame, Patrick Harvie, Mary Scanlon, Jackson Carlaw, Hugh O’Donnell, Elizabeth Smith, Margaret Mitchell, Sandra White, Ian McKee, Joe FitzPatrick, Nigel Don, Stuart McMillan, Kenneth Gibson, Trish Godman, Hugh Henry, Marilyn Livingstone, Margo MacDonald, Jim Hume, Mike Pringle

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