Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020
Which Act will the said Bill amend?
A Bill further to amend the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954.
Which Section will be amended with the passing of this Bill?
Amendment of Section 3
In the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954, in section 3, after sub-section (1), the following sub-section shall be inserted, namely:—
“(1A) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), the salary payable to Members of Parliament under sub-section (1) shall be reduced by thirty per cent for a period of one year commencing from the 1st April, 2020, to meet the exigencies arising out of Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic.“
Hence the said bill reduces the salary by 30% for a year.
Read the Bill here: BILL
As per news reports, the said bill has been passed by the Loksabha.