Bills and Amendement Current Affairs - 2019

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Parliament passes Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019

Parliament passed Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019 for speedy eviction of unauthorised occupants from government residential accommodations. The Bill amends Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971 which provides for eviction of unauthorised occupants from public premises in certain cases. The bill provides for strict provisions to evict illegal occupants Read More…

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Rajya Sabha passes National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Rajya Sabha has passed National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Now it has to be passed by Lok Sabha. The Bill seeks to amend National Institute of Design Act, 2014, which declares National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad as an institution of national importance. National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 It seeks to Read More…

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Lok Sabha passes Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015

Lok Sabha on 3 March 2015 passed Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015 to replace ordinance promulgated in this regard. The bill amends the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 in order to regulate the mining sector in the country. Key provisions of the bill Addition of a new 4th Read More…

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Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Lok Sabha on 2 March 2015 passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015 by voice vote. This bill will replace an ordinance promulgated in this regard and amend the Citizenship Act, 1955. Key provisions of the Bill It merges Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders. In cases related to Read More…

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Rajya Sabha passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Rajya Sabha has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders Amendment Bill, 2015.  It was unanimously passed by a voice vote. The bill seeks to modify the list of Scheduled Castes in three states- Haryana, Karnataka, Odisha and one Union Territory- Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Amendments The Bill amends the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 and Read More…

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Lok Sabha passed Bill for regularisation of e-rickshaws

The Lok Sabha has passed the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, 2014 in order to regularize e-rickshaws which were banned earlier by Delhi high court on safety grounds. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. This bill was introduced by Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and was passed by voice vote. Read More…

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Lok Sabha passed Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012

The Lok Sabha has passed Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012. The bill is aimed at safeguarding rights of urban street vendors from harassment by police, municipal authorities and providing them opportunity to live with dignity. What is the objective of the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation Read More…

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