[Polity] Differentiate b/w Constitution Amendment Bill and Ordinary Legislative Bill

The Constitution Amendment Bill is provided by the Article 368 of the constitution.
Such bill can be introduced in either House of Parliament, according to it.

Provisions are as follows for this types of bills:

  • A majority of the total membership of that House and also by.
  • A majority of not less than two thirds of members present and voting. There is no provision for joint sittings for such bills. On the other hand an ordinary Bill is passed through following procedures:
1.  No prior recommendations of the President is required for an Ordinary Bill while such recommendation is pre-requisite for a Constitution Amendment Bill.

2. It can also be introduced in either House and it can be introduced by a Private Member also.

3. In case of failure of the bill due to lack of majority a joint sitting under Article 108 can be called upon.

4.  Rajya Sabha can amend it or can reject it.

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