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Most Productive Session of Parliament in Post Independent Era

The Monsoon Session 2016 of Parliament which commenced on Monday, the 18th July 2016 concluded on Friday 12th August 2016.

The Session provided 20 sittings spread over a period of 26 days. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill 2016, a historic legislation providing for enabling provision in the Constitution for levying goods and services tax on every transaction of supply of goods and services, was passed by Parliament.

The Goods and Services tax shall replace a number of indirect taxes being levied by the Union and the State Governments and is intended to remove cascading effect of taxes and provide for a common national market for goods and services.

During the Session, supplementary demands for grants (General) for 2016 ““ 17 and the related Appropriation Bill, was discussed and passed by the Lok Sabha. For short duration discussions under Rule 193 were held on (i) Situation arising out of recent violence in Kashmir Valley resulting in threat to peace and security of people of the State; (ii) Price Rise; (iii) Sustainable Development Goals and (iv) Atrocities against Dalits in the country. In the Rajya Sabha, six short duration discussions under Rule 176 were held on (i) Recent incidents of violence and turmoil in Kashmir Valley resulting in huge loss of lives and property; (ii) Recent incidents of atrocities on Dalits in various parts of the country; and (iii) Situation arising out of price rise in the country; (iv) Status of implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 with regard to the State of Andhra Pradesh; (v) Developments in the States of Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh leading to change in the Governments there and the role of Governors in the respective States; and (vi) draft National Education Policy ““ 2016. A discussion was also held on prevailing situation in Kashmir Valley.

The Lok Sabha passed 15 Bills and the Rajya Sabha passed 14 Bills during the session. 15 Bills were passed by both the Houses of Parliament. The productivity of Lok Sabha was 110.84% and that of Rajya Sabha was 99.54%.

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS TRANSACTED DURING NINTH SESSION OF SIXTEENTH LOK SABHA AND 240TH SESSION OF RAJYA SABHA (MONSOON SESSION, 2016)

 I – BILLS INTRODUCED IN LOK SABHA

  1. The India Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  2. The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  3. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  4. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  5. The High Courts (Alteration of names) Bill, 2016
  6. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  7. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  8. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016
  9. The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2016
  10. The Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  11. The Employee”™s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  12. The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  13. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  14. The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016

II-BILLS PASSED BY LOK SABHA

  1. The India Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  2. The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  3. The Indian Trust (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  4. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  5. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  6. The Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016
  7. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  8. The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016
  9. The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debt Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  10. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Second Amendment) Bill, 2016
  11. The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2016
  12. The Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  13. The Employee”™s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  14. The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  15. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016

III-BILLS INTROUDUCED IN RAJYA SABHA

  1. The Maternity Benefit (Amendment)

IV- BILLS PASSED BY RAJYA SABHA

  1. The Regional Centre for Biotechnology, 2016
  2. The Child Labour (Prohibition& Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016
  3. The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016
  4. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  5. The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  6. The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  7. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  8. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  9. The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016
  10. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Second Amendment) Bill, 2016
  11. The Mental Health Care Bill, 2013
  12. The Enforcement of Security interest and Recovery of Debt Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  13. The Central Agricultural University ((Amendment) Bill, 2016
  14. The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016

 V-BILLS PASSED BY BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

  1. The Regional Centre for Biotechnology, 2016
  2. The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015
  3. The Indian Medial Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  4. The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 The Indian Trust (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  5. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  6. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  7. The Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016
  8. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  9. The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016
  10. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Second Amendment) Bill, 2016
  11. The Enforcement of Security interest and Recovery of Debt Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  12. The Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  13. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016 #The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2016

Source ““ PIB


Abhishek Singh

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