Yesterday, Lok Sabha passed the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Bill, 2012, which aims to eliminate the inhuman practice of manual scavenging and rehabilitation of liberated manual scavenging. The Bill would be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on today.
Today is the last day of the current monsoon session and government will tery to get it adopted in the Rajya Sabha on today itself and after its adoption there it will be sent to the President of India for his assent before it becomes the law of the land.
Highlights of Yesterdays process in Lok Sabha:
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Kumari Selja moved the bill
Total 39 Clauses of the bill were adopted.
Total 8 Clause (1,2,4,11,24,26,29 and 36) was adopted, as amended.
Total 25 members of parliament (Lok Sabha) took part in the debate.
Written speeches were laid on the Table of 11 members.
Total 1Hr. 30 Mts. Time taken by the process.
Lok Sabha Update on Bill:
The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Bill, 2012
Time Taken: 1 Hr. 30 Mts.
The motion for consideration of the Bill was moved by Kumari Selja.
The following members took part in the debate:-
1.Shri Arjun Meghwal
2.Shri Satpal Maharaj
3.Shri Bhartruhari Mahtab
4.Shri Rajnath Singh
5.Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh
6.Smt. Jayshreeben K. Patel
7.Shri Shailendra Kumar
8. Shri Bhakta Charan Das
9. Shri Virender Kashyap
10. Dr. Baliram
11. Dr. Mahendrasinh P. Chauhan
12. Prof.(Dr.)Ram Shankar
13. Shri Maheswar Hazare
14.Dr. Ratna De Nag
15.Shri Adhi Sankar
16.Smt. Susmita Bauri
17. Shri Jagdambika Pal
18.Shri Mohan Jena
19.Dr. Sanjeev Ganesh Naik
20.Shri M. Anandan
21. Dr. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki
22.Shri Nama Nageswara Rao
23. Shri P.L.Punia
24.Shri Prabodh Panda
25.Shri Jagadanand Singh
Kumari Selja replied to the debate.
The motion for consideration of the Bill was adopted and clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill was taken up.
Clause 1 was adopted, as amended.
Clause 2 was adopted, as amended.
Clause 3 was adopted.
Clause 4 was adopted, as amended.
Clause 5 was adopted.
Clause 6 was adopted.
Clause 7 was adopted.
Clauses 8 to 10 were adopted.
Clause 11 was adopted, as amended.
Clause 12 was adopted.
Clause 13 was adopted.
Clauses 15 to 17 were adopted.
Clause 18 was adopted.
Clause 19 was adopted.
Clause 20 was adopted.
Clauses 21 to 23 were adopted.
Clause 24 was adopted, as amended.
Clause 25 was adopted.
Clause 26 was adopted, as amended.
Clauses 27 and 28 were adopted.
Clause 29 was adopted, as amended.
Clauses 30 to 35 were adopted.
Clause 36 was adopted, as amended.
Clauses 37 to 39 were adopted.
The Enacting Formula was adopted, as amended.
The Preamble and the Long Title were also adopted.
The motion that the Bill, as amended be passed, was moved by Kumari Selja.
The motion was adopted and the Bill, as amended, was passed.
We hope Rajya Sabha will pass the bill by today with the positive amendments.