About the Bill
A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to confer on health boards functions relating to the provision of forensic medical services to victims of sexual offences. The Bill and the accompanying documents can be found here
Current Status of the Bill
This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Jeane Freeman MSP, on 26 November 2019.
The Health and Sport Committee was designated the lead Committee for Stage 1 scrutiny.
As with all Bills, the Finance and Constitution Committee invites written evidence on the estimated financial implications of the Bill as set out its accompanying Financial Memorandum (FM).
The Financial Memorandum (FM) published alongside the Bill sets out the estimated costs of introducing the legistlation and the additional receipts that are expected to be generated as a result of the changes proposed. Before making a submission, please read our privacy notice about submitting your views to a Commitee. This tells you how we process your personal data.
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