Plan vs. Performance - Budget Session 2018

Budget Session: January 29, 2018 – April 6, 2018

This note lists the legislative business planned by Parliament and compares it with the actual performance during Budget Session 2018.

 

Plan

Actual

No. of Sittings  (Lok Sabha)

31

29

No. of Sittings  (Rajya Sabha)

31

30

No. of Bills for passage

 

 

- Finance and Appropriation Bills

- Other Bills

1

40

3

1

No. of Bills for introduction

 

 

- Finance and Appropriation Bills

- Other Bills

1

8

3

2

No. of Bills for withdrawal

1

0

The Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die on April 6, 2018.  Both Houses witnessed discussions on the Union Budget and Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address in the first part.  The second part was lost to several disruptions on issues related to a bank scam, special status for Andhra Pradesh, constitution of Cauvery Management Board.

 Two Bills were introduced during the session and another was passed. The Finance Bill and two Appropriation Bills to approve the demands for grants were passed without discussion in Lok Sabha.  Lok Sabha worked for 21% of the scheduled hours and Rajya Sabha for 27%.

Bills listed for passage

Short Title

Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha

 Finance

The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017

 

 

The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017

 

 

The State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 10 Aug 2017

 

 Education

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017

 

 

The National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill 2017

 

 

The National Sports University Bill, 2017

 

 

Security / Law / Strategic Affairs

The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013

 

 

The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Passed on 13 May 2015

 

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017

Passed on 28 Dec 2017

 

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

 

 

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

 

 

The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2017

 

 

The Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 15 Mar 2018

 

*The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 10 Apr 2017

Passed on 31 Jul 2017 (with Amendments)

The National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017

Passed on 10 Apr 2017

 

The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2016

 

 

The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018

 

 

The Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2017

 

 

Health

The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017

 

 

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016

 

 

The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017

 

 

Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018

 

 

 Labour

The Code on Wages, 2017

 

 

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 15 Mar 2018

Passed on 22 Mar 2018

The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Passed on 10 Aug 2016

 

Shipping/ Transport

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Passed on 10 Apr 2017

 

The Merchant Shipping Bill, 2016

 

 

The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2016

 

 

The Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 19 Dec 2017

 

 

 Urban Development

The Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 20 Dec 2017

 

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Passed on 2 Jan 2018

 

The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2017

 

 

Note:  Blank cell indicates that the Bill was not passed by that House.

* The Rajya Sabha amended the Bill during Monsoon Session 2017 and returned it to the Lok Sabha for consideration and passage.

Bills listed for introduction and passage

Short Title

Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha

Finance

The Finance Bill, 2018

 

Introduced on 1 Feb 2018 Passed on 14 Mar 2018

Deemed to be passed as it is a money Bill

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018

Introduced on 12 Mar 2018

 

The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

 

 

The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Introduced on 12 Mar 2018

 

Science and Technology

The Use and Regulation of DNA based Technology in Civil and Criminal Proceedings Identification of Missing Persons and Human Remains Bill, 2018

 

 

Civil Aviation

The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2018

 

 

The Airport Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018

 

 

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2018

 

 

Social Justice

The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018

 

 

Note:  Blank cell indicates that the Bill was not introduced in any House or passed by any House.

Bills not listed for introduction and passage but introduced and passed

Short Title

Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha

The Appropriation (No. 2) Bill, 2018

Introduced on 14 Mar 2018 Passed on 14 Mar 2018

Deemed to be passed as it is a money Bill

The Appropriation (No. 3) Bill, 2018

Introduced on 14 Mar 2018 Passed on 14 Mar 2018

Deemed to be passed as it is a money Bill

Bill listed for withdrawal

Short Title

Withdrawn on

Remarks

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2015

 

 

Note:  Blank cell indicates that the Bill was not withdrawn.

Sources:  Bulletins of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha; PRS.

 

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