New Delhi, July 16: The Monsoon Session of the Parliament begins on Monday and will continue till August 11. The agenda for legislation includes 18 Bills for consideration and passing. 16 Bills are listed for introduction, consideration and passing. Two Bills are listed for withdrawal.
The NDA Government has called for an all-party meet today, to seek the Opposition's support for the smooth conduct of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha. Also, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will meet leaders of political parties at the Parliament today. The Presidential polls will be held on Monday.
According to PRS Legislative’s press release, Nine of these legislations, which includes The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015 and the National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 have been passed by the Lok Sabha and are listed for passage by the Rajya Sabha, Vatsal Khullar of the PRS Legislative said.
The Whistle Blowers Bill specifies grounds under which disclosures related to corruption may not be made public while the National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 proposes to annul the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993.
Bills like the Indian Institute of Management Bill, 2017 the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has been listed for passage by both the Houses.
Sixteen Bills are listed for introduction, consideration and passing, these include drafts like the National Sports University Bill, 2017, the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FDRI) Bill, 2017.
Two bills have been listed for withdrawal, the PRS Legislative said. These are the Participatory of Workers in Management Bill, 1990 and The Northeast Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013.