What is the difference between money bill and ordinary bill?

   Money Bill   Ordinary Bill
  1. Any bill that envisages levy of taxes or some expenditure by the government is called Money Bill.
  Those bills in which money is not involved 
  in any way are called Ordinary Bills.
  1. Money Bill can originate only in the Lok Sabha and that too by the government.
  Ordinary Bills can originate in any house, 
  either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha.
  1.  The bill has to be passed by the Lok Sabha only with the consent of government.
  It has to be passed in both the Lok Sabha 
  and the Rajya Sabha
  1. Rajya Sabha has no power to make any change in the bill passed by the Lok Sabha. But it can only delay the bill for 14 days. Final power remains in the hands of Lok Sabha and government.
  If both the houses do not agree, then a joint 
  sitting of the two houses is called under the    
  chairmanship of the speaker of the Lok Sabha and  
 then it is passed or rejected by the majority.

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Ordinary Bills

1. Articles 107 and 108 deal with ordinary bills.

2. An Ordinary Bill can be introduced in any of the Houses of Parliament.

3. An Ordinary Bill can be introduced only with the recommendation of the President.

4. A Dead lock may occur.

5. A Joint Session of Houses may be called to resolve the Dead lock.

6. When a Bill is passes in one House, and it is sent to the other House for passing, the other House may keep that Bill for 6 months with it.

7. The House has to oblige the recommendations of the other House. If not, Dead lock arises.

8. No such certificate necessary.

Money Bills

1. Articles 109 and 110 deal with Money Bills.

2. A Money Bill can only be introduced in the Lok Sabha. It can not be introduced in Rajya Sabha.

3. The Money Bill can be introduced without the recommendation of the President.

4. No dead lock occurs.

5. No Joint Session of House necessary.

6. A Money Bill is passed by Lok Sabha. Thereafter it is sent to Rajya Sabha for recommendations. Rajya Sabha must return it within 14 days, with or without recommendations.

7. Lok Sabha may consider or may not consider the recommendations of the Rajya Sabha pertaining to Money Bills.

8. Whether it is a Money Bill or not, the Speaker has to give a certificate and shall be endorsed only it. (Art. 110(4).

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