Bangalore: In the absence of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly Monday passed six Bills, including The Karnataka Appropriation Bill, 2011, without any debate.
The Appropriation Bill allows the Government to draw Rs
87,737.43 crore out of the Consolidated Fund of the State for
the financial year 2011-12. Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa
tabled the Bill in the House which was passed by a voice vote.
The House also passed The Karnataka Land Revenue
(Amendment) Bill, 2011.
The Bill envisages one year period for submitting
applications for the purpose of section 95 of the Karnataka
Land Revenue Act, 1964 as amended in Karnataka Act 26 of 2009
Other Bills that were passed were: The Karnataka State
Minorities Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2011; Karnataka
Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2011; Karnataka State
Innovative Universities Bill, 2011 and The Karnataka Repealing
and Amending (Regional Laws) Bill, which seeks to repeal certain obsolete regional laws.
JDS and Congress are boycotting the session demanding Chief
Miniser B S Yeddyurappa and Speaker K G Bopaiah`s
resignation in view of `strictures` passed against them by
Supreme Court, while setting aside disqualification of 16 MLAS.
JDS decided to boycott the entire session, which began on
June 2, while Congress from Friday last.