PRS Parliament Diary
Winter Session
of Parliament

12th December
2013

 

The
Lok Sabha passed the Supplementary Demands for Grants (General) for 2013-14 in
four minutes, and the Supplementary Demands for Grants (Railways) for 2013-14
in two minutes, today.

(Click
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 to
see a visual presentation of how much time
 Parliament has
spent discussing the budget over the years.)

K.D.
Deshmukh
, an elected member from the Balaghat Parliamentary Constituency of
Madhya Pradesh, resigned from the membership of Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha was adjourned until noon soon after the House
convened in the morning. After the tabling of reports at
 noon, Speaker Meira
Kumar allowed Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to introduce the Supplementary
Demands for Grants (General), which were passed by the House without any
discussion. This was also the case for the Supplementary Demands for Grants
(Railways). The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of
Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2013 was also introduced in the House by Kumari
Selja.

The Speaker then announced that she had received
three motions of no confidence against the government which she was
“duty-bound” to introduce in the House. However, as 
Save & Exitthe House was not
in order, the Speaker stated that she could not count 50 members (the
minimum required to bring a motion of no confidence against the government),
and adjourned the House for the day. The Rajya Sabha was also disrupted
throughout the day and was adjourned twice before
 2 pm, when it was
adjourned for the day.

The Lok Sabha worked for a total of 20 minutes
today.

The
list of Business for the Lok Sabha for the day was:

Lok
Sabha
 
Financial
Business

Discussion and Voting on the Supplementary
Demands for Grants (General) for 2013 - 14

Bills
to be Introduced

1. Scheduled Castes and the
Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment
Bill, 2013

Bills
for Consideration and Passing

The list of Bills for discussion and passing is
the same as yesterday. 

1. 
Citizenship (Amendment)
Bill, 2013

2. 
Marriage
Laws (Amendment) 
Bill,
2013
 (as
passed by Rajya Sabha)

3. 
Registration
of Births and Deaths (Amendment) Bill, 2013

4. 
Motor
Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2012
 (as passed by Rajya Sabha)
5. 
Narcotic
Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2011

6. 
Regional
Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2011

7. 
Piracy
Bill, 2012

Rajya
Sabha

The list of Bills for discussion and passing is
the same as yesterday's with one addition at item number 1, a Bill i.e. the
Governors Emoluments Amendment Bill.   

Bills
for Consideration and Passing

1. 
The
Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges)
Amendment Bill, 2013 (as passed by Lok Sabha)

2. 
The
Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2013 
(as passed by Lok
Sabha)

3. 
The
Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending)
Bill, 2013 (as passed by Lok Sabha)

4. 
The
National Institute of Design Bill, 2013

5. 
The
National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010
 
6. 
The
North-Eastern Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013

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