Business Advisory Committee of Parliament meets to discuss legislative business and ongoing Monsoon Session related issues

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News: The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament met to discuss the legislative business and other issues related to the ongoing Monsoon Session.

Facts:

  • Background: The Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha is constituted at the commencement of new Lok Sabha after the general elections and thereafter from time to time. The Business Advisory Committee was constituted for the first time in 1952.
  • Members: It consists of 15 members including the Speaker who is the ex-officio Chairperson of the Committee. The members of the Committee are nominated by the Speaker.
  • Functions: To recommend the time that should be allocated for the discussion of the stage or stages of Government Bills and other business.