Modi Government to introduce 16 new Bills in Monsoon Session of Parliament

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will be introducing 16 new Bills in Monsoon Session of the Parliament that is beginning on Monday.

Thirty four Bills are on the agenda of the government for the Monsoon Session that is likely to be a stormy affair over issues like lynching incidents and vigilantism over cow, the Kashmir situation and the border stand-off with China.

Among the new Bills that are to be introduced are the Consumer Protection Bill and two bills to implement the GST in Jammu and Kashmir.

The new Bills that would be introduced are:

  • The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017;
  • The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The Punjab Municipal Corporation Law (Extension To Chandigarh) Amendment Bill, 2017;
  • The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill, 2017;
  • The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill, 2017;
  • The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Bill, 2017;
  • The Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Amendment Bill, 2017;
  • The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2017;
  • The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017; The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The Right of Children Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • Labour Code on wages; and The National Sports University Bill, 2017.

There are eight Bills pending in the Lok Sabha for consideration and passing. These are:

  • The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016;
  • The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The Indian Institute of Management Bill 2017;
  • The Right of Children Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  • The Repealing and Amending Bill, 2017;
  • The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016;
  • The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017 ;
  • The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017

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