BILLS PENDING IN RAJYA SABHA
1. The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 1994. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 9.5.94.Report of the Standing Committee on Home Affairs presented on 28.2.96.

To bring comprehensive amendments to Cr.P.C.

Consideration and passing
2. The Indian Boilers (Amendment) Bill, 1994. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 13.5.1994. Report of the Standing Committee on Industry presented on 29.3.1995.

To amend the Indian Boilers Act, 1923
 
 

 

Consideration and passing
3. The Private Security Guards and Agencies (Regulation) Bill, 1994. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 14.12.94. Report of Standing Committee on Home Affairs presented on 28.2.96, discussion on the Bill deferred on 7.8.97.

To regulate the functioning of Private Security Guards and Agencies of the Country.

Consideration and passing
4. The Coal India (Regulation of Transfers and Validation) Bill, 1995 Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 14.2.95. Referred to Standing

Committee on Industry on 2.2.2000.

To empower the Central Government to direct the transfer of land or of the rights in or over land or of the right title and interest in relation to coal mine, cooking coal mine or coke oven plant, vested in the Coal India Limited or in a subsidiary company to any subsidiary company of Coal India Limited or any other subsidiary company and to validate certain transfers of such land or right.

Consideration and passing
5. The Companies Bill, 1997 Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 14.8.97. Referred to the Standing Committee on Home Affairs on 3.7.98. 

To consolidate and amend the Law relating to Companies & to replace the existing Companies Act, 1956.

Consideration and passing
6. The Immigration (Carriers' Liability) Bill, 1998. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 23.12.98. Report of the Standing Committee on Home Affairs presented on 11.3.99.

To impose financial liability on carriers bringing inadmissible persons into the country without valid documents.

Consideration and passing
7. The Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Amendment Bill, 1999. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 25.2.99. Report of the Standing Committee on Defence presented on 10.5.2000. 

To raise the limit of money and total value of moveable property.

Consideration and passing
8. The Prevention of Money Laundering Bill, 1999 Bill, as Passed by Lok Sabha, laid on the table of Rajya Sabha on 3.12.99. The Bill was referred to the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha on 8.12.99.

To prevent money laundering.

Consideration and passing
9. The Constitution (86th Amendment) Bill, 1999. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 17.12.99. Referred to Standing Committee on Urban and Rural Development on 31.1.2000. To amend the provisions relating to reservation of Panchayat for SCs in the State of Arunachal Pradesh Consideration and passing
10.. The Repealing and Amending Bill, 1999 Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 21.12.99. Scavenging of obsolete enactments which have ceased to be in force where as separate Acts are unnecessary and to amend certain other enactments. Consideration and passing
11. The Constitution (Eighty-Eighth Amendment) Bill, 1999. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 23.12.99. Referred to the Standing Committee on Home Affairs on 21.1.2000. Insertion of a proviso under Article 335 of the Constitution for relaxation in qualifying marks and reservation in promotion for SCs/STs. Consideration and passing
12. The Lotteries (Prohibition) Bill, 1999 Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 23.12.99. Bill referred to Standing Committee on Home Affairs on 16.2.2000. To put a ban on State run lotteries permissible under entry 40 of the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution. Consideration and passing.
13. The Indian Power Alcohol (Repeal) Bill, 2000. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 15.3.2000. The Bill seeks to repeal the Indian Power Alcohol Act, 1948. Consideration and passing.
14. The Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2000. Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 24.4.2000. Referred to Standing Committee on Industry on 1.5.2000. 

To enable coal and lignite mining by Indian companies in the private and public sector without the existing restriction of captive consumption and also to allow them to be engaged in exploration of coal and lignite resources.

Consideration and passing.
15. The Cotton Cloth (Repeal)Bill, 2000 Bill, as passed by Lok Sabha, laid on the table of Rajya Sabha on 8.5.2000. Pending in Rajya Sabha.

To repeal the Cotton Cloth Act, 1918.

Consideration and passing
16. The Insecticides (Amendment) Bill, 2000 Bill, as passed by Lok Sabha, laid on the table of the Rajya Sabha on 9.5.2000. Pending in Rajya Sabha.

To make Insecticides Act, 1968 more effective and stringent.

Consideration and passing
17. The Indian Companies (Foreign Interests) and the Companies (Temporary Restriction on Dividends) Repeal Bill, 2000 Bill, as passed by Lok Sabha, laid on the table of Rajya Sabha on 10.5.2000.Pending in Rajya Sabha.

To repeal the Indian Companies (Foreign Interests) Act, 1918 and Companies (Temporary Restriction on Dividends) Act, 1974.

Consideration and passing
18. The Chemical Weapons Convention Bill, 2000 Introduced in Rajya Sabha on 15.5.2000. 

To give effect to the Convention on the prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and on their destruction and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Consideration and passing
BILLS PENDING  IN LOK SABHA
1. The Constituion (Eighty-fifth Amendment) Bill, 1999. Introduced in Lok Sabha on 23.12.99.

To provide for Reservation of seats for women in Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies.

Consideration and passing.
2. The Electricity Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill, 1999 Introduced in Lok Sabha on 23.12.99. Report of the Standing Committee on Energy presented on 16.5.2000.

To enable two or more States/Uts to form Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Consideration and passing.
3. The Companies (Second Amendment) Bill, 1999. Introduced in Lok Sabha on 23.12.99. Referred to the Standing Committee on Home Affairs on 17.1.2000.

To amend the Companies Act, 1956.

Consideration and passing.
4. The Rehabilitation Council of India (Amendment) Bill, 2000.  Introduced in Lok Sabha on 2.5.2000. Referred to the Standing Committee on Labour and Welfare on 3.5.2000.

To make the Rehabilitation Council of India Act more effective and broad based.

 

Consideration and passing.
 
 
 
 

 

5. The Motor Vehicles Amendment) Bill, 2000. Introduced in Lok Sabha on 4.5.2000.

The Bill seeks to reduce the vehicular pollution and to ensure the safety of the road users.

Consideration and passing
6. The Iron & Steel Companies (Amalgamation and Takeover Laws) Repeal Bill, 2000 Introduced in Lok Sabha on 15.5.2000.

To repeal the Iron & Steel Companies (Amalgamation Act, 1952 and the Indian Iron and Steel Company (Talking over of Management) Act, 1972.

Consideration and passing

NEW BILLS
1. The Multi State Cooperative Societies Bill, 2000 To replace the Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 1984 to give more functional autonomy to Multi-State Cooperative Societies. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
2. The Aircraft (Exemption from Taxes and Duties on Fuel and Lubricants) Bill, 2000. To exempt from all duties and taxes, the fuel and lubricants uplifted by aircraft operated by the designated airlines of the countries, with whom India has signed Air Services Agreements. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
3. The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2000 To enhance the fine from Rs.1000 to Rs.10 lakhs for violation of various provisions of the Aircraft Act and Rules made thereunder. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
4. The Bureau of Indian Standards (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To make the BIS Act, 1986 more Effective and simple. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
5. The Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2000. To provide for the development and regulation of Foreign Trade in the over-all context of new trade policy aimed at increasing Productivity and competitiveness and achieving a strong export performance. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
6. The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Bill, 2000. To Improve fiscal management  Introduction, Consideration and passing.
7. The State Financial Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To enhance the share holders' base of SFCs and to provide it greater functional autonomy and operational flexibility. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
8. The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To enhance the limits of the aggregate amounts of Chits. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
9. The Financial Companies Regulation Bill, 2000. To make the regulation of NBFCs effective and to protect depositors' interests. Introduction, consideration and passing.
10. The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertaking)Bill, 2000. To bring down the minimum share holding of the Central Govt. in nationalized consideration banks to 33 percent and allied issues. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
11. The Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Spl. Imp.) (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To amend these laws in the light of Constitution 80th Amendment Act, 2000. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
12. The Additional Duties of Excise on Textiles and Textiles Articles (Amendment) Bill, 2000. (New Bill). To amend these laws in the light of Constitution 80th Amendment Act, 2000. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
13. The Union duties of Excise (Distribution) (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To amend these laws in the light of Constitution 80th Amendment Act, 2000. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
14. The AIIMS (Amendment) Bill, 2000. Nomination/election of an M.P. on the Institute Body of AIIMS shall be Deemed to have been terminated. Consequent upon his becoming a Minister or Speaker/Dy. Speaker, Lok Sabha or Dy. Chairman, Rajya Sabha. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
15. The Passport (Entry into India) (Amendmen) Bill, 2000. To enhance maximum imprisionment from the existing three months to five years: classification of offences etc. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
16. The Forfeiture (Repeal) Bill, 2000.

 

To repeal the Forfeiture Act, 1859. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
17. The Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To enhance sumptuary allowance admissible to Ministers. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
18. The Uttar Pradesh (Re-organisation) Bill, 2000. To create separate State of Uttaranchal. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
19. The Bihar (Re-organisation) Bill, 2000.  To create separate State of Vananchal. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
20. The Madhya Pradesh (Re-organisation) Bill, 2000. To create separate State of Chhatisgarh. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
21. The BSF (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To set off the period of custody undergone by a person against imprisionment. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
22. The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To make the CSS (Revised Pay) rules, 1997 applicable to the officers and staff of the consideration NHRC w.e.f. 1.1.96. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
23. The Punjab Municipal Corporation (Chandigarh Amendment) Bill, 2000. To provide for representation of local MP in the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
24. The Repeal of Indian Universities Bill, 2000. To reduce the number of Laws in existence. Introduction, Consideration and passing.

 

25. The Cable Television Network (Regulation Amendment) Bill, 2000. To regulate the Cable Television Network in the country. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
26. The Delegated Legislation Provision (Amendment), Bill, 2000. To amend certain Acts to implement the recommendation of the Committee on Subordinate legislation regarding Publications and laying of Rules and Other enactments. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
27. The Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2000 To amend the provisions of Indian Registration Act, Transfer of Property Act, and India Stamp Act. Stamp Act. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
28. The Electricity Bill, 2000. To consolidate and amend the Existing laws (Indian Electricity Act, 1910; Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 and Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998). Introduction, Consideration and passing.
29. The Lokpal Bill, 2000 To provide for the establishment of the institution of Lokpal to inquire into allegation of corruption against public functionaries and for matters connected therewith. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
30. The Anti-Corruption and Election Law (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To vest in the President the authority for according sanction for prosecution in respect of Members of Parliament and in the Governor, the authority for according sanction for prosecution in respect of the Members of Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council of a State. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
31. The Freedom of Information Bill, 2000. To provide freedom to every citizen to secure access to information under the control of public authorities in order to promote openness, transparency and accountability in administration. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
32. The Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Bill, 2000. To replace Juvenile Justice Act, 1986. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
33. The SCs/STs Order (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To include, exclude certain communities and make other modifications in the list of SCs and STs. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
34. The Multimodal Transportation of Goods Amendment Bill, 2000 To amend Multimodal Transportation Of Goods Act, 1993 to bring it in line with The U.N.Convention on multimodal Transportation of goods, 1980.

 

Introduction, Consideration and passing.
35. The Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To enhance Compensation amount Payable under the Act. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
36. The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To raise the eligibility limit to Rs.3500/- And to raise calculation ceiling to Rs.2500/- Introduction, Consideration and passing.
37. The Contract Labour (Regulation of Employment and condition of Service) Bill, 2000. To meet the Challenges of the new competitive industrial environment And to provide for flexibility in type of activity to specialized firms having the professional experience and expertise on the relevant area. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
38. The Industrial Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To amend the ID Act, 1947 in line with the liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation of Indian economy. Introduction, Consideration and passing.
39. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2000. To provide formation and conversion of cooperatives into companies. Introduction, Consideration and passing.