Monsoon Session, Bills Enlisted By the Government

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Monsoon Session

Recently BJP led NDA government is working hard on putting forward the GST Bill i.e. Goods and Service Tax Bill so that compulsory wholesome amount is collected single handily as well as procure betterment of the nation at the same level. The Centre has been in talks with opposition party Congress-led UPA govt and trying its best to convince them. Monsoon Session almost near date, Centre is choosing all plausible moves so as to bring te Bill into the notice of one and all in the Assembly.

In fact, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu has been speaking with Congress Supremo Sonia Gandhi lately in regards to GST Bill primarily. Such particular Bill can be presented when it receives an equal amount of votes on agreement by both the parties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged its Ministers from various departments to talk with their contemporaries regarding GST Bill making it the most prior of all Bills enlisted for presentation in current Monsoon Session.

READ: BJP reaches Out To Congress for GST Bill, Details

Monsoon Session

Briefing their long conversation with oppositions through telephone and outside the Parliament, PMO reverted to news agencies as Congress has most probably agreed over the Bill and thus finds a clear path in the Assembly. Also, it would clear the air over various issues like Jammu Kashmir critical situation, Arunachal Pradesh propaganda, developments of Uniform Civil Code and lastly, unsuccessful bidding in Nuclear Suppliers Group following in failed membership. The Opposition party Congress is all set to take aim on BJP over the same issues.

Bills Enlisted By the Government in the Monsoon Session

Monsoon Session on its first day witnessed Honourable PM arriving right before time in the premises of Parliament. He briefed up the media personnel regarding the Session and Bills which has been taken into consideration. Adding further he said, “Parties in the mood to make right decisions”, as per statement was given to NDTV. So, take a look at all the Bills enlisted by the government so as to be presented in Monsoon Session.

  1. The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016:

    The respective bill introduces a new bill in replacement of its older version where it sustains a uniform entrance examination for all the medical, educational institutions for undergraduate and post-graduate courses.

  2. The Dentist (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016:

It is also a replacement for its older version procured on 24 May 1948, an ordinance promulgated so as to seek             uniform entrance examination in various dental educational institutions for undergraduate and post-graduate            courses.

 3. The High Courts (Alteration of Names) Bill, 2016:

The Bill facilitates change in the names of Bombay High Court as Mumbai High Court and Madras High Court as Chennai High Court’ respectively.

4. The Institute of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016:

It includes Institute of Technology Act, 1961, for incorporation of new IITs in cities like Tirupati, Palakkad, Bhilai, Dharwar, Goa, Jammu and conversion of Indian School of Mines into IIT.

5. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016:

It includes National Institutes of Technology, Andhra Pradesh, in its First Schedule.

6. The Use and regulation of DNA-based technology in Civil and Criminal Proceedings, Identification of Missing Persons and Human Remains Bill, 2016:

The respectice Bill seek to amend and regulate the use of DNA as analysis of human body profile, substances and establish a profiling board as well as national data bank.

      Bills Pending in Lok Sabha

  1. The Indian Trust (Amendment) Bill, 2015 :

This particular Bill has to be passed adjoining amendments made by Rajya Sabha. It holds certain archaic provisions in the Act of 1882, which helps in permitting varied Trusts to invest surplus income in restricted areas as well as securities like UK, Karachi and Rangoon.

2. The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016 :

Lying with the joint committee of the Parliament, the respective Bill seek four laws which include Depositories Act of 1996; Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993; Indian Stamp Act, 1899 and Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002.

Bills Pending in Rajya Sabh

1. The Goods and Service Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2014 :

Considered to be as one of the most important legislation for the Session this particular Bill will introduce Goods and Service Tax in the country likewise other first world nations. Unsuccessful at its first attempt in previous session passed at Lok Sabha in 2015, the government urged to convince Opposition for present refrendum.

2. The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015 :

Presented earlier in May 2015 in Lok Sabha session the Bill includes necessary provisions to strengthen safeguards against disclosure. It may affect the sovereignty and integrity of the country and security of the state, prejudically.

3. The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016:

The Bill takes an initiative for National Compensatory Afforestation Fund under the Public Account of India, and a State Compensatory Afforestation Fund under the Public Account of each state.

4. The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016:

After entering into an agreement with UNESCO in 2006 it soughts to provide legislative backing to regional centres so as to establish Regional Centre for Biotechnology Training and Education in India.

5. The Enemy Property (Amendment & Validation) Bill, 2016:

The Bill alreday passed in Lok Sabha, it seeks to  amend the Enemy Property Act, 1968, to vest all rights, titles and interests over enemy property in the Custodian.

6. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012:

The respective Act seek to amend the Child Labour Bill adding a new category as “adolescent”. It will prohibit employment of adolescents in hazardous occupations.

7. The Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2015:

The Homeopathy Central Council is being established to regulate and enforce standards with regards to its colleges and practioners. It includes prohibition of admission in those coleges of Homeopathguy which do not hold appropriate educational standards.

Apart from the above mentioned Bill procured in both the Parliaments, it will also discuss and vote on Supplementary Demand for Grants of 2015-16. Monsoon Session started on July 18, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. welcomed Honourable PM and NDA members who briefed up regarding all the Bills to the media agencies. As of now, the Session has been adjourned of Monday so as to pay tribute to Dalpat Singh Paraste, Lok Sabha lawmaker from Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh as well as 6 other members belonging to Lok Sabha on account of their passing away.

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