The Union Cabinet has been apprised of information about the amendments moved to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 as passed by the Rajya Sabha.
Amendments will ensure concurrence of the State Governments while formulating National Transport Policy and making schemes for national, multimodal and inter-state transportation of goods and passengers by the Central Government.
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was approved by the Cabinet in its meeting held on 24th June, 2019 for re-introduction in the Lok Sabha. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Lok Sabha on 23rd July, 2019. Later, the Bill was taken into consideration in Rajya Sabha on 31st July, 2019. The Bill with the official amendments was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 31st July, 2019. Further, the amendments were placed before the Lok Sabha and were passed in the Lok Sabha on 5th August, 2019.
[Press Release dt. 08-01-2020]