Current 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 Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Claire Baker MSP - Current status: Draft proposal lodged; consultation closes on 15 February 2019

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

Andy Wightman MSP - Current status: Final proposal lodged 4 December 2018

Proposed Responsible Breeding and Ownership of Dogs (Scotland) Bill

Christine Grahame MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed 30 July 2018

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

Stuart McMillan MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed 22 June 2018

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

Daniel Johnson MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained 22 June 2018

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

Murdo Fraser MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed 2 March 2018

Proposed Licensing of Funfairs (Scotland) Bill

Richard Lyle MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed 26 February 2018

Proposed Sanitary Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill

Monica Lennon MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained 6 April 2018

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

Miles Briggs MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed 6 October 2017

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

Neil Bibby MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained 8 February 2018

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

Mark Griffin MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; statement of reasons accepted 31 January 2017

Proposed Football (Strict Liability) (Scotland) Bill

James Dornan MSP - Current status: Draft proposal; consultation closed 17 March 2017

Proposed Prohibition of Fracking etc. (Scotland) Bill

Claudia Beamish MSP - Current status: Right to introduce Bill obtained 17 April 2017

Completed Proposals by Session

"Completed" means that a Bill has been introduced, or the proposal has fallen or been withdrawn.

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