GST Bill :: Progress for passing in state Assemblies

GST Bill was passed in accordance with the provisions of Article 368 of the Constitution as 122 Constitution Amendment, bill no. 192 of 2014, and must be ratified by more than half of the State Legislatures ( 15 States minimum required ), as required under Clause (2) of the said article. On 12 August 2016.

GST was passed in Rajya Sabha on 3rd Aug and in Lok Sabha on 8th Aug 2016. Assam became the first state to ratify the bill, when the Assam Legislative Assembly unanimously approved it. State Legislatures that ratified the amendment are listed below:

  1. Assam (12th August, 2016)
  2. Bihar (16th August, 2016)
  3. Jharkhand (17th August, 2016)
  4. Himachal Pradesh (22nd August, 2016)
  5. Chhattisgarh (22nd August, 2016)
  6. Gujarat (23rd August, 2016)
  7. Madhya Pradesh (24th August, 2016)
  8. Delhi (24th August, 2016)
  9. Nagaland (26th August, 2016)
  10. Maharashtra (29th August, 2016)
  11. Haryana (29th August, 2016)
  12. Telangana (30th August, 2016)
  13. Sikkim (30th August, 2016)
  14. Mizoram (30th August, 2016)
  15. Goa (31st August, 2016)
  16. Odisha (1st Sep, 2016)
  17. Rajasthan (2nd Sep, 2016)
  18. Puducherry (2nd Sep, 2016)

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