Proposals for Members' Bills

In order to obtain the right to introduce a Member’s Bill, an MSP must first lodge a draft proposal (a short outline of what the Bill would do), accompanied by a consultation document (or a statement of reasons why consultation is unnecessary), and then lodge a final proposal, which must obtain cross-party support from at least 18 other MSPs. For more information about the procedure, click the “About Members’ Bills” link to the right of this panel. Draft and final proposals are listed below in the order in which they were lodged (most recent at the top), showing their current status.

Proposed European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Andy Wightman MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Responsible Breeding and Ownership of Dogs (Scotland) Bill

Christine Grahame MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Recovery of Medical Costs for Industrial Disease (Scotland) Bill

Stuart McMillan MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Pet Shop (Licensing) (Scotland) Bill

Jeremy Balfour MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-Restricted Sales etc.) (Scotland) Bill

Daniel Johnson MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Social Housing (Automatic Fire Suppression Systems) (Scotland) Bill

David Stewart MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Regulation of Privately-Operated Car Parks (Scotland) Bill

Murdo Fraser MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Licensing of Funfairs (Scotland) Bill

Richard Lyle MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Sanitary Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill

Monica Lennon MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained

Proposed Free Personal Care (Persons under 65) (Scotland) Bill

Miles Briggs MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Restricted Roads (20mph Limit) (Scotland) Bill

Mark Ruskell MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained

Proposed Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill

John Finnie MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained

Proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill

Neil Bibby MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained

Proposed Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill

Mark Griffin MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; statement of reasons accepted

Proposed Football (Strict Liability) (Scotland) Bill

James Dornan MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed

Proposed Prohibition of Fracking etc. (Scotland) Bill

Claudia Beamish MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained

Completed Proposals

"Completed" means that a Bill has been introduced, or the proposal has fallen or been withdrawn.

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