Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Political Mirror

Lok Sabha

Monsoon session: Parliament adjourned sine die four days ahead of schedule

NEW DELHI: The Monsoon sesion of Parliament ended on Monday four days ahead of schedule. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the house sine die, saying it met for 16 days and passed seven legislations. The Monsoon Session, 2022 of the Parliament which commenced on Monday, the 18th of July, 2022 has been adjourned sine die on Monday the 8th of August, 2022. The Session provided 16 sittings spread over a period of 22 days.

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, whose tenure will end on August 10, adjourned the house sine die, saying that detailed statistics pertaining to the session will be circulated during the course by the Rajya Sabha secretariat. Generally, before adjourning the house sine die the chair reads out the statistics about the business transacted in the house in detail. The session was scheduled to be held from July 18 to August 12.

The Session, which was originally scheduled to have 18 sittings from 18th July to 12th August, was curtailed due to completion of essential Government Business and demand of members in view of two gazetted and the Parliamentary holidays ahead.

During the Session 6 Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha. 7 Bills were passed by Lok Sabha and 5 Bills were passed by Rajya Sabha. One Bill was withdrawn with the leave of Lok Sabha. Total number of Bills passed by both Houses of the Parliament during the Session is 5. Some of the major Bills passed by both Houses during the Session are as under:

The Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022 seeks to amend the parent Act to provide for the establishment of Family Courts in the State of Himachal Pradesh with effect from the 15th February, 2019 and in the State of Nagaland with effect from the 12th September, 2008; and for insertion of a new section 3A to retrospectively validate all actions under the parent Act taken by the State Governments of Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland.

The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022, inter alia, seeks to — (a) prohibit financing of any activity in relation to weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; (b) empower the Central Government to— (i) freeze, seize or attach funds or other financial assets or economic resources for preventing such financing; (ii) prohibit making available funds, financial assets or economic resources for any prohibited activity in relation to weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems.
The Indian Antarctica Bill, 2022 provides for the national measures for protecting the Antarctic environment and dependent and associated ecosystems and to give effect to the Antarctic Treaty, the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources and to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021 provides for the constitution of the National Anti-Doping Agency for regulating anti-doping activities in sports and to give effect to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation International Convention against doping in sport, and compliance of such other obligations and commitments thereunder and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022 seeks to amend the Central Universities Act, 2009, inter alia, to provide for the establishment of Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya as a body corporate.
4. Lists of Bills introduced in Lok Sabha, Bills passed by Lok Sabha, Bills passed by Rajya Sabha and Bills passed by both the Houses are attached in Annex.

5. Short Duration Discussions-

In the Lok Sabha, one Short Duration Discussion under Rule 193 was held on price rise.
Further discussion on the need to promote sports in India and steps taken by the Government in this regard raised by Shri Gaurav Gogoi on the 31st March, 2022 in Lok Sabha, was also taken up but again remained inconclusive.
In the Rajya Sabha, one Short Duration Discussion under Rule 176, was held on rising prices of essential items.

6. The productivity of Lok Sabha was approximately 48% and that of Rajya Sabha was approximately 44%.

 

 

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS TRANSACTED DURING THE 9TH SESSION OF 17TH LOK SABHA AND 257TH SESSION OF RAJYA SABHA (MONSOON SESSION)

 

I – BILLS INTRODUCED IN LOK SABHA

The Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

II – BILLS PASSED BY LOK SABHA

The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022
The Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021
The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021
The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022

III – BILLS PASSED BY RAJYA SABHA

The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022
The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022
The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021
The Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022

IV – BILLS PASSED BY BOTH THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022
The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022
The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021
The Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022

V – BILL WITHDRAWN IN LOK SABHA

 

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

TMC

KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday appointed Kirti Azad as the new in-charge for its Goa unit. He joined  TMC after meeting TMC...

ECI

NEW DELHI: The three-member Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir, headed by Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai on Thursday signed the final order on...

Politics

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Tuesday tweeted a video of Rahul Gandhi apparently at a nightclub in Nepal, inviting a strong response from the...

ECI

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday issued a notice to to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren seeking his stand on charges that...

Rajya Sabha

AMARAVATI: The ruling YSR Congress on Tuesday announced four candidates, including two from neighbouring Telangana, for as many Rajya Sabha seats from Andhra Pradesh,...