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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 17 June 2008

Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make new provision about sexual offences, and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 11) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Kenny MacAskill

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 11-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 11-PM) were printed to accompany the 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

Alex Neil MSP: Proposed Control of Dogs (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to modernise the law on dangerous dogs. (lodged 12 June 2008)

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

Supported by: Stuart McMillan, Christina McKelvie, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Kenneth Gibson, Dave Thompson, Joe FitzPatrick, Bill Wilson, Gil Paterson, Jamie Hepburn, Sandra White, Mike Pringle, Ian McKee, Bill Kidd, Hugh Henry, Rosanna Cunningham, Bashir Ahmad, Brian Adam, Bob Doris, Christine Grahame, Angela Constance, Charlie Gordon*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Robert Brown*

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