Budget Session 2015 closed today.
Productivity for Lok Sabha stands at 123% while Rajya Sabha’s
productivity stands at 102%. Question hour at the end of the Session functioned
for 84% of its scheduled time in Lok Sabha and 80% of its scheduled time in
Visit our Session Track page to know complete details about Parliament's functioning and productivity. All data is updated as of yesterday.
In all, a total of 20 bills were introduced during the
Session. Of these, five bills were referred to Standing Committees. These
include: the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment)
Bill, the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate
Division of High Courts Bill, the National Waterways Bill, the Compensatory Afforestations Fund Bill, and the Homoeopathy Central
Council (Amendment) Bill.
The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) (Amendment) Bill was also
introduced on the last day of the session. The government promised that this
Bill would be sent to a Standing Committee for detailed scrutiny.
The Constitutional Amendment Bill rolling out GST has been referred
to a Select Committee of Rajya Sabha; while the Land Acquisition (Second) Bill
has been referred to a Joint Parliamentary Committee.