Winter Session of Parliament Concludes, 15 Bills Passed in Both Houses

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New Delhi: The Winter Session of Parliament which commenced November 18 today. The Session provided 20 sittings spread over a period of 26 days.

During the Session, 18 Bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha passed 14 Bills while the Rajya Sabha passed 15 Bills during the session.

15 Bills were passed by both the Houses of Parliament and would become Acts of Parliament
The productivity of Lok Sabha was approx. 116% and that of Rajya Sabha was approx. 100%, according to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

During the Session, First Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2019-20 were discussed and approved along with the related Appropriation Bill in the both the Houses.

Two Bills replacing the Ordinances, namely, (i) the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Ordinance, 2019 and (ii) the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 which were promulgated by the President, were also considered and passed by both the Houses.

Key Highlights:

I – Bills Introduced in Lok Sabha

1. The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019
2. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019
3. The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019
4. The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019
5. The Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019
6. The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019
7. The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019
8. The Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019
9. The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019
10. The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2019
11. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019
12. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
13. The Anti Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019
14. The Central Sanskrit University Bill, 2019.
15. The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
16. The Code on Social Security, 2019.
17. The Maintenance & Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
18. The Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.

II – Bills Passed by Lok Sabha

1. The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019
2. The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019
3. The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019
4. The Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019
5. The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019
6. The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019
7. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019
8. The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019
9. The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2019
10. The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019
11. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
12. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019
13. The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019
14. The Central Sanskrit University Bill, 2019.

III – Bills Passed by Rajya Sabha

1. The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019
2. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019
3. The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019
4. The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019
5. The Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019
6. The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019
7. The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019
8. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019
9. The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019
10. The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019
11. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
12. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019
13. The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
14. The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019
15. The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2019

IV-Bills Passed by Both Houses

1. The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019
2. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019
3. The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019
4. The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019
5. The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019
6. The Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019
7. The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019
8. The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019
9. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019
10. The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019
11. The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019
12. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
13. The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019
14. The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019
15. The Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2019

V – Bills Withdrawn

16. The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 1987
17. The National Commission for Human Resources for Health Bill, 2011
18. The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013
19. The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019

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