The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2013 received the assent of the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 23 September 2013.
The Lok Sabha on 6 September 2013 passed the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2013 for keeping the chairpersons of National Commissions for the SC and ST out of purview of office of profit. The Bill has already been passed by the Rajya Sabha.
The Bill seeks to include National Commissions for the SC and ST in list of those offices which have no affect by the office of profit clause.
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