ySchindler's Lift said:A private members bill would get him, maybe, a page 2 headline in his hometown newspaper and wouldn't get past first reading. It won't set any precedent other then confirm most private members bills are a waste of time unless they are in lockstep with the flavour of the day minor subject.
If he is sincere about his beliefs he should present his bill anyways. It is called put up or shut up. When it fails, and it will, interview with the local radio station regarding his failure and why, make changes to his bill and then present it again and again. Far more likely to have an affect than the mouthing off that passes for politics now and at least it will demonstrate that he believes what he is saying. That is good for votes too. A sincere polit. is a rare commodity these days.