If passed, The Drug Free Commercial Driver Act would allow motor carriers to force a Sikh operator to provide a hair sample for pre-employment testing and further future testing for the purpose of curbing controlled substance abuse.
About the bill
On October 30, 2013, Congressman Eric...
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Bill allowing jail inmates to contest polls passed
Negating a Supreme Court order, Parliament on Friday passed a bill that maintains the right of those in jail to contest polls, with the government saying the...
Press Trust Of India
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
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Lok Sabha passes Land Bill, govt hopes will strike 'fair balance'
The path-breaking Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to provide just and fair...
Rajya Sabha adopts bill to allow those in jail to contest polls
PTI - Aug 27, 2013, 07.23 PM IST
NEW DELHI: Taking a step towards negating a Supreme Court order, RajyaSabha on Tuesday approved a proposal to maintain the right of those in jail to contest polls amidst law minister...
Rajya Sabha passes marriage laws amendment bill
Newstrackindia - New Delhi, Mon, 26 Aug 2013
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Monday passed a bill to amend marriage laws which seeks to provide for irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for divorce, subject to certain...
Irish lawmakers back bill on life-saving abortions
SHAWN POGATCHNIK July 2, 2013
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland appeared on course to legalize abortion in limited circumstances as lawmakers voted Tuesday to support a bill that would permit a pregnancy to be terminated when deemed necessary to save...
North Carolina Abortion Bill: State Senate Votes On Restrictive Measure
The Huffington Post | By Mollie Reilly
Posted: 07/02/2013 8:12 pm EDT | Updated: 07/02/2013 8:19 pm EDT
North Carolina's state Senate voted Tuesday to pass a second reading of a measure placing tougher restrictions...
US Congress panel passes bill to probe racial profiling
WASHINGTON: A key US Congressional panel has passed a legislative amendment that calls for...
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UN Criticizes Canada On Crime Bill And Youth
CP - By Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press
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OTTAWA - The federal government's tough-on-crime agenda is "excessively punitive" for youth and is a step backwards for...
Bill for separate status to Sikhism today
Amending Article 25
Article 25 of the Constitution of India describes Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism as parts of the Hindu religion
This has resulted in avoidable confusion across the world about the independent identity of these three...
SOURCE: http://sikhsangat.org/1699/no-divorce-clause-in-anand-marriage-bill-sets-off-debate/Amritsar, Punjab: The Anand Marriage Amendment Bill 2012 has been introduced in the Rajya Sabha. However, the absence of provision of divorce in the Bill has set off a debate in the Sikh community...
Badal's swearing-in bill: Rs 3 crore
Rohan Dua, TNN | Mar 15, 2012, 03.42AM IST
CHHAPAR CHIRI (Mohali): Buoyed by the historic success of breaking a 46-year-old jinx, the SAD-BJP alliance on Wednesday indicated it was in no mood to take immediate austere steps for the debt-ridden state...
Flash :Copy of 48th Rreport of 'LOKPAL BILL 2011' Presented in Parl
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Copy of 48th Rreport of 'LOKPAL BILL 2011' Presented in Parliament
09 December 2011
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The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed the Right to Service Bill-2011 after Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal assured the Opposition that their suggestions on extension of services...
The Sikh Coalition Fateh! September 2, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg Signs Landmark Bill into Law
(New York, New York) September 2, 2011 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law a bill -initiated by...
We all r goin so mad about this "LokPal bill , how many people exactly know what the LOKPAL BILL is guys?? Think over it ...! Its an indirect start to Dictatorship... A person who becomes a LOKPAL shall be even superior to the PrimeMinister... He shall not be answerable to anyone... It is a way...