New Delhi, September 11
A Bill to chop MPs’ salaries by 30 per cent for a 12 months commencing April 1, 2020, to fulfill Covid exigencies and one other to punish assault on Covid warriors with a jail time period are amongst 23 legislations listed for the monsoon session of Parliament beginning on September 14.
The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020, will change an earlier ordinance. It seeks to scale back the wage of MPs by 30 per cent. A second key Bill will change the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Ordinance which supplies preventive measures towards violence on healthcare personnel and harm of property.
Aggressors will probably be liable to a jail time period of three months to seven years plus positive ranging between Rs 50,000 and Rs 5 lakh. The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Bill, additionally changing an ordinance, will tackle the challenges confronted by taxpayers because of the Covid outbreak.
Two controversial Bills embody the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, to supply an ecosystem whereby farmers/merchants can choose markets on the market and buy. The second is the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Prices Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020. It supplies for a nationwide framework on farming agreements to empower farmers to have interaction with agro enterprise companies.
The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, seeks to empower the Centre to manage manufacturing, provide, distribution, commerce and commerce in sure commodities. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu as we speak underwent the Covid take a look at, which is necessary for MPs attending the session. Parliament workers and safety too will bear the take a look at. — TNS