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BUDGET SESSION 2024

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Surya Pratap Singh Naruka
Surya Pratap Singh Naruka

Published on: Feb 17, 2024

Shweta Khandelwal
Shweta Khandelwal

Updated on: Jul 24, 2024

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February 10, 2024 marked the end of the Budget Session 2024 of Parliament when both houses were adjourned sine die. The session which began on February 01, 2024 was scheduled to end on February 09, 2024. However, since Central Government tabled a 'White Paper on Indian Economy' in Parliament on February 08, 2024, the session was extended by 01 day i.e., till February 10, 2024 for consideration and passing. Interestingly, this was the last session of the 17th Lok Sabha before it goes for general elections in April-May 2024.

While the 15th session of 17th Lok Sabha (LS) witnessed introduction of 07 bills and passage of 12 bills, the 263rd session of Rajya Sabha (RS) witnessed introduction of 03 bills and passage of 12 bills.

The Parliament Session concluded with high drama and intense debates on the State of Economy during discussion on White Paper on Indian Economy. The session witnessed passage of several bills, including Finance and Appropriation Bills, 2024, Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024, Jammu and Kashmir Local Bodies Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2024, Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Amendment) Bill, 2024, Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation Bill, 2024 etc. Following is the summary of the passed legislations:

S.No Name of the Bill Bill Reference No. Preamble Object & Purpose Lok Sabha Rajya Sabha Presidential Assent Act No. and Year
Introduction Date Passing Date Introduction Date Passing Date
1 Finance Bill, 2024 No. 14 of 2024 A Bill to continue the existing rates of income-tax for the financial year 2024-2025 and to provide for certain relief to taxpayers and to make amendments in certain enactments. To continue the existing rates of income-tax for the financial year 2024-2025 and to give effect to certain financial proposals of the Central Government for the financial year 2024-2025. Feb 01, 2024 Feb 07, 2024 NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 8 of 2024
2 Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024 No. 15 of 2024 A Bill to prevent unfair means in the public examinations and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. To bring greater transparency, fairness and credibility to the public examination systems, to effectively and legally deterring persons, organised groups or institutions that indulge in various unfair means and adversely impact the public examination systems for monetary or wrongful gains. Feb 05, 2024 Feb 06, 2024 NA Feb 09, 2024 Feb 12, 2024 No. 1 of 2024
3 Jammu and Kashmir Local Bodies Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2024 No. 18 of 2024 A Bill further to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 (IX of 1989), the Jammu and Kashmir Municipal Act, 2000 (XX of 2000) and the Jammu and Kashmir Municipal Corporation Act, 2000 (XXI of 2000). To provide reservation to the 'Other Backward Classes' in the Panchayats and the Municipalities in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and to bring consistency in the local bodies laws of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir with the provisions of the Constitution. Feb 05, 2024 Feb 06, 2024 NA Feb 09, 2024 Feb 12, 2024 No. 2 of 2024
4 Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Amendment) Bill, 2024 No. 18 of 2024 A Bill further to amend the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. To rationalise criminal provisions and ensuring that citizens, business and the companies operate without fear of imprisonment for minor, technical or procedural defaults. NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 05, 2024 Feb 06, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 5 of 2024
5 Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2024 No. 19 of 2024 A Bill further to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 and the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 to modify the list of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in relation to the State of Odisha. To modify the lists of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in respect of the State of Odisha by amending the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 and the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950. NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 05, 2024 Feb 06, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 6 of 2024
6 Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2024 No. 20 of 2024 A Bill further to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes in relation to the State of Andhra Pradesh. To modify the list of Scheduled Tribes in respect of the State of Andhra Pradesh by amending the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950. NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 05, 2024 Feb 06, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 7 of 2024
7 Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 2024 No. 19 of 2024 A Bill to provide for the withdrawal of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the services of a part of the financial year 2024-25. To provide for the appropriation from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India of the moneys required to meet the expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of India and the grants made in advance by the Lok Sabha in respect of the estimated expenditure of the Central Government for a part of the financial year 2024-25. Feb 07, 2024 Feb 07, 2024 NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 9 of 2024
8 Appropriation Bill, 2024 No. 20 of 2024 A Bill to authorise payment and appropriation of certain further sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the services of the financial year 2023-24. To provide for the appropriation out of the Consolidated Fund of India of the moneys required to meet the supplementary expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of India and the grants made by the Lok Sabha for expenditure of the Central Government for the financial year 2023-24. Feb 07, 2024 Feb 07, 2024 NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 10 of 2024
9 Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation Bill, 2024 No. 21 of 2024 A Bill to authorise payment and appropriation of certain further sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir for the services of the financial year 2023-24. To authorise payment and appropriation of certain further sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir of the moneys required to meet the supplementary expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the grants made for expenditure of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (with legislature) for the financial year 2023-24 for the period from the 1st day of April, 2023 to 31st day of March, 2024. Feb 07, 2024 Feb 07, 2024 NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 11 of 2024
10 Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation (No.2) Bill, 2024 No. 22 of 2024 A Bill to authorise payment and appropriation of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir for the services of the financial year 2024-25. To authorise payment and appropriation of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir of the moneys required to meet the expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the grants made for expenditure of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (with legislature) for the financial year 2024-25. Feb 07, 2024 Feb 07, 2024 NA Feb 08, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 No. 12 of 2024
11 Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Order (Amendment) Bill, 2023 No. 18 of 2023 A Bill further to amend the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Order, 1956. To amend the Schedule of the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Order, 1956 for inclusion of Valmiki (in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir only) in entry 5. July 26, 2023 Feb 06, 2024 NA Feb 09, 2024 Feb 12, 2024 No. 4 of 2024
12 Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order (Amendment) Bill, 2023 No. 92 of 2023 A Bill further to amend the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1989. To amend the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1989, to include the communities of 'Gadda Brahmin', 'Koli', 'Paddari Tribe' and 'Pahari Ethnic Group' in the list of Scheduled Tribes in respect of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. July 26, 2023 Feb 06, 2024 NA Feb 09, 2024 Feb 12, 2024 No. 3 of 2024

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