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First Part of Budget Session, 2017 of Parliament concludes

The
Budget Session, 2017 of Parliament commenced on Tuesday, 31st
January, 2017 and subject to exigencies of government business, will be
adjourned sine die on Wednesday, 12th April, 2017
Both the Houses have been adjourned for recess for a
period of 27 days on Thursday, 9th February, 2017 to reassemble on
Thursday, 9th March, 2017 to enable the Departmentally related
Standing Committees to examine the Demands for Grants relating to various
Ministries
/Departments.

 

Union
Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri
Ananthkumar informed that the first part of the Budget Session yielded a total
of 7 sittings of Lok Sabha and 8 sittings of the Rajya Sabha
. The productivity of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in terms
of utilization of time during the first part of Budget Session is 112
.65%* and
96
.74%*
respectively
. The Minister appreciated the cooperation received
from all the members of both Houses in running the Business smoothly and hoped
that the second part of the Budget session 2017 would also receive such
cooperation from all the members of Parliament.

 

The
Budget Session, 2017 being the first Session of the year, the President
addressed the both Houses of Parliament assembled together in terms of Article
87
(1) of
the Constitution on 31st January, 2017 and informed the Parliament
of the causes of its summons
. The Motion of Thanks on the President Address in Lok Sabha
was moved by Dr
.
Mahesh Sharma and seconded by Shri
Virendra Singh
.        In
Rajya Sabha, it was moved by Shri
Ravi Shankar Prasad and
seconded by Shri Dr
. Vinay P. Sahasrabuddhe. It
was discussed and adopted by the two Houses during first part of the Session
.

 

During
the first part of Session, the Union Budget for 2017
18 was presented on Wednesday, the 1st February, 2017General Discussion on the Union Budget were held in both the Houses.  

 

During
the first part of the Budget Session, 2017, 5
Bills (5 in
Lok Sabha
)
were introduced.   2 Bills were passed by Lok Sabha and 1 Bills was passed by Rajya Sabha. Total number of Bills passed by both Houses of
Parliament during the Session is 2
.  A
list of Bills introduced
/passed
is enclosed
.

 

*This
is upto 04
.18 pm  in Lok Sabha and 5.00 pm in Rajya on 9.2.2017

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
TRANSACTED DURING THE 11TH SESSION OF 16TH LOK SABHA AND 242ND SESSION OF RAJYA
SABHA (FIRST
PART OF BUDGET SESSION, 2017)

 

 I BILLS INTRODUCED IN LOK
SABHA

The Finance Bill, 2017

The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of
Liabilities) Bill,
2017

The Indian Institutes of
Management Bill, 2017

The Repealing and Amending
Bill, 2017

 

IIBILLS PASSED BY LOK SABHA
AND RAJYA SABHA

The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

*The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of
Liabilities)
Bill, 2017

 

* Will be deemed to have been passed by the
Houses on Parliament  on expiry of 14 days from receipt of Bill in Rajya Sabha,
as passed by Lok Sabha under clause
(5)
of article 109 of the
Constitution

 

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