New Delhi: The government will bring seven bills, including the “Criminal Procedure (Identity) Bill” and the “Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill”, in the Rajya Sabha as the second part of the budget session ends today. 8 April.
The Business Advisory Committee of the Upper House of Parliament has allotted 17 hours to these bills in the coming week.
The Rajya Sabha has reported a productivity of 101% during the three weeks of the second part of the budget session that began on March 14, an official statement said.
The proposed bills to be taken up by the Upper House during the last week of the current session include the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022 relating to Tripura and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi passed by the Lok Sabha. The Corporations (Amendment) Bill, 2022, was passed by the Lok Sabha earlier this week.
The Chartered Accountants, Cost and Works Accountants and Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which has also been passed by the Lok Sabha, will be introduced in the Rajya Sabha this week.
The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022, relating to Uttar Pradesh, the Criminal Procedure (Identity) Bill, 2022 and the Indian Antarctica Bill, 2022 will also be taken up after passage. Lok Sabha.
In addition, the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery System (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities Amendment) Bill, 2022, will be introduced for consideration and passage.
This amendment seeks to prohibit the financing of such weapons whereas the original bill only prohibited the manufacture of such weapons.
Rajya Sabha officials said that the Business Advisory Committee of the Rajya Sabha has allotted a total time of 17 hours for the above seven bills.
The total scheduled seating time available during the next week is 29 hours 30 minutes. Private members’ business is scheduled for next Friday.
Officials said that during the three weeks of the second part of the session, the Rajya Sabha has seen a productivity of 101%. During the third and final week, he said, while the House suffered a loss of 54 minutes due to disruption and forced adjournment, members sat for 1 hour 48 minutes ahead of schedule.