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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 6 October 2008

Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the law in respect of placing requests in relation to the school education of children and young persons having additional support needs and in respect of arrangements between education authorities in relation to such school education; to make further provision in relation to the practice and procedure of the Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 16) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Fiona Hyslop

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 16-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 16-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.

A proposal (whether draft or final) may be withdrawn at any time by the member who lodged it under Rule 9.14.16 of the Standing Orders.

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

Ken Macintosh: Sunbed Licensing (Scotland) Bill — withdrawn (2 October 2008)

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