10 Bills Passed In Rajya Sabha This Winter Session Of Parliament; 2 Bills Sent To The Standing Committee

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10 out of 12 Bills passed in Rajya Sabha
The winter session of the Parliament ended on Wednesday, a day ahead of its scheduled completion. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned indefinitely due to the uproar of the opposition on multiple issues. As per the information provided by Central government, during the winter session of the parliament which lasted for less than a month,12 new bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha while 10 bills were passed by the Rajya Sabha.

Some of these bills have been sent to the Parliamentary Committee for examination. It is worth noting that on the very first day of the Parliament session, 12 opposition members of Rajya Sabha were suspended from the rest of the session for 'unruly behaviour' in the monsoon session, while in the Lok Sabha also the members continued to protest and walk out, while the Bills continued to be passed in the Lower House. A look at the proceedings of the Parliament session.


The following bills took the form of law:

The Agricultural Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 was passed in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the session. It was discussed in Lok Sabha for only 2 minutes and in Rajya Sabha for 8 minutes. With the assent of the President, the bill has now become an Act.

After the Delhi Special Police Establishment Amendment Bill 2021 was passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, it got the assent of 21 Presidents and this bill has also come into force in the country.

The Delhi Special Police Establishment Amendment Bill 2021, which was passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, also got the assent of Presidents and this bill has also come into force in the country.

The Central Vigilance Commission Amendment Bill 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 3, and after being passed by the Rajya Sabha, the Act has come into force from December 21.

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on December 7 and Rajya Sabha on December 11. This was assented to by the President on 18 December and the Bill has now become an Act.

In this session, 10 Bills were passed in the House-

The Electoral Reform Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 20, and was also passed by the Rajya Sabha the very next day. During the introduction of the bill, Center faced a lot of objections from the opposition. Members of Opposition, subsequently, boycotted the session. The Bill was discussed in the House for only 1.5 hours.

The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill 2021 has been passed by both the houses. It is yet to be approved by the President.

The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill was passed in Lok Sabha on December 8 while the Bill was also passed in Rajya Sabha on December 13.

The Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill 2020 was passed by the Lok Sabha in 2020 itself. The bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha in this winter session of the Parliament.

The Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019 was referred to the Selection Committee from Rajya Sabha. On December 17, Lok Sabha accepted the amendments stated by the committee.

After the Dam Safety Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha, it was also passed by the Rajya Sabha on December 2.

Introduction of new bills in Lok Sabha-

The Wildlife Protection Amendment Bill, 2021 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha and has been referred to the Joint Committee for discussion.

Bills that have reached the Standing Committee for discussion-

The Child Marriage Prohibition Amendment Bill, under which the marital age of women will be raised from 18 to 21 years, has been sent to the Standing Committee after it was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Experts argue that the bill will have a negative impact on women. The opposition also expressed strong objection to the bill.

Apart from this, the Chartered Accountants, Cost and Works Accountants and Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill and Biological Diversity Amendment Bill 2021 have also been sent to the committee.

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