Article 249 Power of Parliament to Legislate with respect to a matter in the State List in the National Interest.

Existing Extract from Article 249(1)

Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this Chapter, if the Council of States has declared by resolution supported by not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting that it is necessary or expedient in the national interest that Parliament should make laws with respect to any matter enumerated in the State List specified in the resolution, it shall be lawful for Parliament to make laws for the whole or any part of the territory of India with respect to that matter while the resolution remains in force.

Proposed Amendment to Article 249(1)

In article 249 of the Constitution, in clause (1), after the words “with respect to”, the words, figures and letter”goods and services tax provided under Article 246A or” shall be inserted.

Therefore Clause shall be read as follows:

Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this Chapter, if the Council of States has declared by resolution supported by not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting that it is necessary or expedient in the national interest that Parliament should make laws with respect to goods and services tax provided under Article 246A or any matter enumerated in the State List specified in the resolution, it shall be lawful for Parliament to make laws for the whole or any part of the territory of India with respect to that matter while the resolution remains in force.

Article 248 Residuary powers of legislation.

Existing Extract from Article 248(1)

Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in the Concurrent List or State List.

Proposed Amendment to Article 248(1)

In article 248 of the Constitution, in clause (1), for the word "Parliament", the words, figures and letter 
"Subject to article 246A, Parliament" shall be substituted.

Therefore Clause shall be read as follows:

 "Subject to article 246A" ,Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in the Concurrent List or State List.