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17 Bills passed by during winter session of Parliament

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Tue, Jan 03, 2012 18:00 hrs

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday said 17 Bills were passed by both Houses of Parliament during the Winter Session that concluded on Thursday.

Text of Bansal´s address at post Winter-Session press conference:

The Winter Session, 2011 of Parliament which commenced on Tuesday, the 22nd of November, 2011, concluded on Thursday, the 29th of December, 2011. The Session was originally scheduled to conclude on Wednesday, 21st December, 2011, but the sittings of both the Houses were extended up to Thursday, 29th December, 2011 to transact essential Government Legislative Business. The Session provided 24 sittings spread over a period of 38 days.



During the Session, Supplementary Demands for Grants (General and Railways) for 2011-12 and their related Appropriation Bills, were discussed and passed by the Lok Sabha. Thereafter, the Rajya Sabha considered and returned the Appropriation Bills.

In Lok Sabha, Adjournment Motion moved on 14.12.2011 by Shri L.K. Advani, on "situation arising out of money deposited illegally in foreign banks and action being taken against the guilty persons" was discussed for about 6 hours. The motion was negatived by voice vote.

One Bill replacing the Ordinance, namely, the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Ordinance, 2011 which was promulgated by the President, was considered and passed by both the Houses of Parliament during the Session.

In the Lok Sabha, two Short Duration Discussions under Rule 193 were held on (i) Inflation situation in India; and (ii) Threat posed to the very existence of river Ganga and Himalayas due to their ruthless exploitation.

In the Rajya Sabha, two Short Duration Discussions under Rule 176 were held on (i) Unprecedented rise in prices of food and other essential commodities; and (ii) Agrarian crisis resulting in suicide by the farmers in the country. Besides, 3 Calling Attentions on (i) Non-revision of wages of employees of IDBI Ltd.; (ii) Adequate safety measures to protect the life of Safai Karmacharis (Sewer Cleaner); and (iii) Spread of Encephalitis and Brain Fever in various parts of the country, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar, were discussed in Lok Sabha.

During the Session, 30 Bills (27 in the Lok Sabha and 3 in the Rajya Sabha) were introduced. The Lok Sabha passed 18 Bills and the Rajya Sabha passed 18 Bills during the session. Total number of Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament during the Session is 17. A list containing the titles of the Bills introduced and considered and passed during the Session is as follows:

I - BILLS INTRODUCED IN LOK SABHA

The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Appropriation (No.4) Bill, 2011
The North-Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Export-Import Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2011
The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill, 2011
The Companies Bill, 2011
The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Second Amendment Bill, 2011
The Press and Registration of Books and Publications Bill, 2011
The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Appropriation (Railways) No.3 Bill, 2011
The National Highways Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Right of Clients for Time Bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of their Grievances Bill, 2011
The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2011
The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Bill, 2011
The National Food Security Bill, 2011
The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011
The Constitution (One Hundred and Sixteenth Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) bill, 2011
The Electronic Delivery of Services Bill, 2011
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2011

II - BILLS PASSED BY LOK SABHA

The Appropriation (No.4) Bill, 2011
The Damodar Valley Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The New Delhi Municipal Council (Amendment) Bill, 2010
The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill, 2011
The Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2009
The Petroleum and Minerals Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of User in Land) Amendment Bill, 2010
The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Appropriation (Railways) No.3 Bill, 2011
The Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Cost and Works Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Regulation of Factor (Assignment of Receivables) Bill, 2011
The Export- Import Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Constitution (One Hundred and Eleventh Amendment) Bill, 2009
The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011
The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons Making the Disclosures Bill, 2010
III - BILLS INTRODUCED IN RAJYA SABHA
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The National Commission for Human Resources for Health Bill, 2011
The Higher Education and Research Bill, 2011

IV - BILLS PASSED BY RAJYA SABHA
The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2010
The Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2010
The Cost and Works Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2010
The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2010
The Appropriation (No.4) Bill, 2011
The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill, 2011
The Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Damodar Valley Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Petroleum and Minerals Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of User in Land) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Bill, 2011
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Appropriation (Railways) No.3 Bill, 2011
The Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Amendment Bill, 2008
The New Delhi Municipal Council (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Factoring Regulation Bill, 2011
The Export- Import Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Constitution (One Hundred and Eleventh Amendment) Bill, 2011

V - BILLS PASSED BY BOTH HOUSES

The Appropriation (No.4) Bill, 2011
The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill, 2011
The Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Cost and Works Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Damodar Valley Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Petroleum and Minerals Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of User in Land) Amendment Bill, 2011
The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Bill, 2011
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Appropriation (Railways) No.3 Bill, 2011
The New Delhi Municipal Council (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Factoring Regulation Bill, 2011
The Export- Import Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011
The Constitution (One Hundred and Eleventh Amendment) Bill, 2011

VI - BILL WITHDRAWN IN LOK SABHA

The Companies Bill, 2009
The Lokpal Bill, 2011

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