Anti Graft Bill Not,Repeat Not, Passed Even After 5 Yrs In LS

[New Delhi] Anti Graft Bill Not,Repeat Not, Passed In Lok Sabha
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkiah Naidu today corrected the House records to state that a Bill to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, that was taken up yesterday, has not been passed by the Lok Sabha yet.
This happened after Sukhendu Shekhar Roy (TMC) raised the issue through a point of order, saying Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien should recall his statement of yesterday that the Bill he has allowed the minister to move has been passed by the Lok Sabha and transmitted to this House.
Roy said the Bill was brought to the Rajya Sabha on August 19, 2013 and was referred to a parliamentary standing committee for scrutiny.
The panel submitted its report a year later but the legislation was referred to a Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, which submitted its report on August 11, 2016, he said, adding the government brought the Bill to the House on April 4, 2018.
The bill was not passed by Lok Sabha.
Roy said the order passed by the Chair yesterday was under wrong premise and he should recall it.