Session Wrap - Winter Session 2018

 Parliament Session Wrap

 Winter Session – December 11, 2018 to January 9, 2019

 Government Bills passed by Parliament during the Winter Session 

Short Title

Key Objectives

*The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019

Provides reservation upto 10% for the economically weaker sections of society in all educational institutions and government jobs.

The National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill 2017

Grants retrospective recognition to central and state universities running teacher education programmes, recognised by the NCTE.

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017

Empowers the state government to detain a child in class 5, 8, or both, after an opportunity for re-examination.

The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Amends provisions related to the term of office, and resignation of the Chairperson and members of the Board of the Trust.

*#The Appropriation (No. 6) Bill, 2018

Authorises expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India.

 *These Bills were introduced during Winter Session, 2018.

 # Bill passed as Money Bill by Lok Sabha and will be deemed to be passed by Rajya Sabha.

  Government Bills introduced during the Winter Session and pending

Short Title

Key Objectives

Introduced on

Status

The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019

Modifies the list of Scheduled Tribes in the state of Karnataka.

8 Jan 2019

Rajya Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Modifies the list of Scheduled Tribes in the state of Assam.

8 Jan 2019

Rajya Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Trade Unions (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Provides statutory recognition to trade unions or a federation of trade unions at central and state level.

8 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Makes punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children including death penalty.

8 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

Not referred to SC

The National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019

Repeals the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973, and sets up the National Commission for Homoeopathy to regulate homoeopathic education and practice.

7 Jan 2019

Rajya Sabha

Not referred to SC

The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019

Repeals the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970, and sets up a National Commission to regulate the education and practice of Indian systems of Medicine.

7 Jan 2019

Rajya Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Introduces offline verification of Aadhaar. The individual may voluntarily use Aadhaar number to establish identity for telecom and bank KYC.

2 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

Passed by LS

The Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018

Seeks to regulate and standardise the education and practice of allied and healthcare professionals.

31 Dec 2018

Rajya Sabha

SC to report within 3 months

The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Removes the President of the Indian National Congress as a Trustee.

28 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Recategorises certain compoundable offences as civil defaults and transfers some approval powers from NCLT to the central government.

20 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Passed by LS

The National Institute of Design Amendment Bill, 2018

Declares four National Institutes of Design in Amaravati, Bhopal, Jorhat, and Kurukshetra as institutions of national importance.

18 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018

Makes declaration of triple talaq void and punishable with imprisonment up to three years.

17 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Passed by LS

The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Supersedes the Medical Council of India for one year and constitutes a Board of Governors to exercise the powers of the Council.

14 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Passed by LS

The Central University (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Establishes a new Central University and Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh.

14 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Not referred to SC

The Dam Safety Bill, 2018

Provides for surveillance, inspection, operation, and maintenance of specified dams across the country.

12 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Not referred to SC

 Note: LS stands for Lok Sabha, SC stands for Standing Committee.

 Sources:  Relevant Bills; Bulletins of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha; PRS.

 Government Bills passed by one House and pending in the other House

Short Title Introduced on Passed by Lok Sabha, Pending in Rajya Sabha
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 19 Jul 2016 Joint Parliamentary Committee Report on 7 Jan 2019, Passed on 8 Jan 2019

The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

10 Aug 2018

Passed on 7 Jan 2019

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018

9 Aug 2018

Passed on 8 Jan 2019

The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018

5 Jan 2018

Passed on 4 Jan 2019

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018

5 Jan 2018

Passed on 20 Dec 2018

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 21 Nov 2016 Standing Committee Report on 10 Aug 2017, Passed on 19 Dec 2018
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 2 Aug 2016 Standing Committee Report on 21 Jul 2017, Passed on 17 Dec 2018

The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018

18 Jul 2018

Passed on 26 Jul 2018

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018

18 Jul 2018

Passed on 10 Aug 2018

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017

28 Dec 2017

Passed on 28 Dec 2017

The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2017

18 Dec 2017

Passed on 9 Aug 2018

The Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017

24 Jul 2017

Passed on 19 Dec 2017

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017

18 Jul 2017

Passed on 2 Jan 2018, Select Committee of RS to present report by first week of next Session 2019

The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016

10 Aug 2016

Passed on 10 Aug 2016

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill, 2015

24 Feb 2015

Passed on 10 Mar 2015

The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015

11 May 2015

Passed on 13 May 2015

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016

9 Aug 2016

Standing Committee Report on 8 Feb 2017, Passed by Lok Sabha on 10 Apr 2017, Rajya Sabha Select Committee Report on 22 Dec 2017

 
 Government Bills pending in both Houses from earlier Sessions of Parliament

The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2018

9 Aug 2018

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2018

6 Aug 2018

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2018

23 Jul 2018

Standing Committee Report on 28 Dec 2018

The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018

18 Jul 2018

Standing Committee Report on 3 Jan 2019

The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018

18 Jul 2018

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2018

12 Mar 2018

Standing Committee Report on 9 Aug 2018

The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017

29 Dec 2017

Standing Committee Report on 20 Mar 2018

The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017

18 Dec 2017

Not referred to Standing Committee

LOK SABHA    
Short Title Introduced on Status

The Code on Wages, 2017

10 Aug 2017

Standing Committee Report on 18 Dec 2018

The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2017

31 Jul 2017

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2017

14 Mar 2017

Standing Committee Report on 10 Aug 2017

The Merchant Shipping Bill, 2016

16 Dec 2016

Standing Committee Report on 18 Jul 2017

The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2016

16 Dec 2016

Standing Committee Report on 18 Jul 2017

The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2016

14 Dec 2016

Not referred to Standing Committee

The High Courts (Alteration of Names) Bill, 2016

19 Jul 2016

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015

11 May 2015

Joint Parliamentary Committee granted time upto the last day of the Budget Session, 2019

The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014 

19 Dec 2014

Standing Committee Report on 7 May 2015

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas and other related Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014

18 Dec 2014

Standing Committee Report on 7 Dec 2015

The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2014

7 Aug 2014

Standing Committee Report on 22 Dec 2014

RAJYA SABHA

Short Title

Introduced on

Status

The Waqf Properties (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Bill, 2014 18 Feb 2014 Standing Committee Report on 12 Aug 2015

The Assam Legislative Council Bill, 2013

10 Dec 2013

Standing Committee Report on 17 Feb 2014

The Readjustment of Representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies (Third) Bill, 2013

10 Dec 2013

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Delhi Rent (Repeal) Bill, 2013

29 Aug 2013

Not referred to Standing Committee

The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013

19 Aug 2013

Standing Committee Report on 20 Nov 2013

The Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2013

8 Aug 2013

Standing Committee Report on 8 May 2015

The Rajasthan Legislative Council Bill, 2013

6 Aug 2013

Standing Committee Report on 9 Dec 2013

The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Amendment Bill, 2013

22 Apr 2013

Standing Committee Report on 7 Feb 2014

The Building and Other Construction Workers Related Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2013

18 Mar 2013

Standing Committee Report on 15 Mar 2014

The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2012

13 Dec 2012

Standing Committee Report on 24 Sep 2013

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Council (Repeal) Bill, 2012

4 May 2012

Not referred to Standing Committee

The National Commission for Human Resources for Health Bill, 2011

22 Dec 2011

Standing Committee Report on 30 Oct 2012

The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2011

18 Aug 2011

Standing Committee Report on 20 Dec 2011

The Mines (Amendment) Bill, 2011

23 Mar 2011

Standing Committee Report on 20 Dec 2011

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2008

15 Dec 2008

Standing Committee Report on 16 Feb 2009

The Pesticide Management Bill, 2008

21 Oct 2008

Standing Committee Report on 18 Feb 2009

The Private Detective Agencies (Regulation) Bill, 2007

13 Aug 2007

Standing Committee Report on 13 Feb 2009

The Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy Pharmacy Bill, 2005

12 Aug 2005

Standing Committee Report on 28 Jul 2006

The Seeds Bill, 2004

9 Dec 2004

Standing Committee Report on 28 Nov 2006

The Provisions of the Municipalities (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Bill, 2001

30 Jul 2001

Standing Committee Report on 9 Dec 2003

The Delhi Rent (Amendment) Bill, 1997

28 Jul 1997

Standing Committee Report on 21 Dec 2000

The Constitution (79th Amendment) Bill, 1992

22 Dec 1992

Standing Committee Report on 22 Mar 1995

The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 1987

26 Aug 1987

Joint Committee Report on 28 Jul 1989

  
 Government Bills Withdrawn during the Winter Session

Short Title

Key Objectives

Withdrawn on

The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2005

Reconstitutes the Council.

 

7 Jan 2019

 

The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2005

Provides for the removal of President or Vice-President of the Council and withdrawal of the nominated members.

7 Jan 2019

 

The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Makes it mandatory to obtain prior permission from the central government by all Homoeopathy Medical Colleges for admission of new batches of students.

7 Jan 2019

 

The Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill, 2013

Includes two faculty members on the Governing Board and provides financial and administrative autonomy to the University.

4 Jan 2019

 Sources:  Bulletins of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha; PRS.

 Status of Government Bills

Bills pending before session

66

Bills introduced during session

17

Bills passed during session

                     5

Bills withdrawn during session

4

Bills pending at the end of session

74

 

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