"...The Selangor government is drafting the Local Government Election Bill to be tabled in the state legislative assembly in 2014. Selangor is the second state to announce its intention to introduce the Bill after Penang which will see the state councillors being voted.According to Selangor state exco in charge of local councils Teng Chang Khim, the move will restore the democratic rights of citizens in the state..." TheSunDaily, 1/7/2013, Local Government Election Bill will be tabled in 2014
Tired of waiting for the government to act, PKR’s Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar has submitted a Private Member's Bill to Parliament, seeking the abolition of the Sedition Act 1948.Nurul Izzah said the document was sent to the secretary’s office yesterday and that she is “hopeful” and “optimistic” that it will be tabled for debate in the Dewan Rakyat....Nurul Izzah said she prepared the entire bill herself.
“They (the speaker and secretary) can always say that government orders or bills can supercede others,” she said, stressing that it was the prerogative of the speaker whether to allow a private member’s bill to be debated.
Nurul Izzah had tabled similar private member bills before, to abolish the Emergency Ordinance, the Printing Presses and Publications Act and the Petroleum Development Act..." - Malaysiakini, 2/7/2013, Nurul Izzah pre-empts move to abolish Sedition Act