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30/05/2016  
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US Congressmen at the Knesset: We`ll continue aiding Israeli security
Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein hosted six senior Republican and Democratic lawmakers. ”We thank you for your contribution to our security”, Edelstein told Mike Rogers, Joe Wilson, Steven Palazzo, Randy Neugebauer, Billy Long and John Larson. ”Sadly, the US is also experiencing terror, and we are all fighting it together.” MK Michael Oren thanked Congress for funding Iron Dome, and added: ”In the next war, if it occurs, we will need from you a diplomatic `Iron Dome` as well”


Berlin: Israeli-German Inter-Parliamentary Forum convenes for the first time, discusses immigration
Bundestag President Norbert Lammert addressed the refugee crisis and said ”anyone who immigrates to Germany is absorbed into our basic laws. This principle applies to everyone, and recognizing Israel`s right to exist is an inseparable part of Germany`s values.” MK Nachman Shai stressed the importance of Israel`s experience with waves of immigration, as well as Germany`s approach to the refugees` plight. The Knesset delegation also included MKs Revital Swid, Michal Biran, Elie Elalouf, Avraham Neguise, Amir Ohana and Michal Rozin


Press Releases
30/5/2016 - US Congressmen at the Knesset: We`ll continue aiding Israeli security
30/5/2016 - MK Dichter to delegation of French parliamentary committee members investigating Paris attacks: ”There is a bottom to the terror barrel”
30/5/2016 - Berlin: Israeli-German Inter-Parliamentary Forum convenes for the first time, discusses immigration
30/5/2016 - MK Kisch named House Committee chairman
30/5/2016 - Justice Committee approves anti-terror bill for final plenum votes
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On the Public Agenda
Addressing a report showing that Israel has the highest level of inequality among children in the world’s 41 developed EU and OECD countries, the head of the Welfare Committee said ”a country that neglects its children is a country with no conscience.” The CEO of UNICEF Israel noted the gaps between legislation aimed at aiding children, and the implementation of such laws. MK Jabareen: ”In Israel there are two states: one is rich and the other is poor and neglected”


Yesteryear
30/5/1974
Prime Minister Golda Meir announces the government`s decision to sign a separation of forces agreement with Syria: ”Israel`s ability to withstand trials, tribulations and wars depends first and foremost on its internal strength, the readiness of all its citizens and the willingness of the younger generation to bear the burden and risk their lives in defense of the country.”



The idea of rotation agreements is that a position in any governing body would be shared by two or more people who agree in advance how long each remains in that position....



In the Committees
30/5/2016 09:00 - Prevention of Hazards from Asbestos and Harmful Dust Directive (asbestos-like product), 2015
30/5/2016 09:00 - School nurses – the present and the future
30/5/2016 09:00 - Request for State Comptroller's opinion regarding the State authorities' conduct within the...
30/5/2016 09:15 - 1. Prohibition to hold voting during a committee meeting in which only one MK is present – bill...
30/5/2016 09:30 - Motion for the agenda regarding permission to mine phosphate at Sde Barir and the expected harm to...
30/5/2016 09:30 - Protection of Public Health Directive (food) (application of the law), 2016
30/5/2016 10:00 - Budgeting day care centers
30/5/2016 10:00 - Committee plenum- presentation of the IDF Ombudsman's annual report, 2015
30/5/2016 10:00 - Maintenance of Cleanliness Ordinance (amendment to the law's appendage), 2016 – Increasing landfill...
30/5/2016 10:00 - Counterterrorism Bill, 2015
30/5/2016 10:00 - Certified Engineers and Technicians Bill (amendment) (adding student representative to the...
30/5/2016 10:00 - Transparency in handling and data of police violence investigations
30/5/2016 10:30 - Motion for the Agenda regarding "harm caused to children with special needs due to lack of...
30/5/2016 10:45 - Changes to the 2016 budget
30/5/2016 11:00 - Financial Services Oversight Bill (provident funds) (amendment no. 16), 2016
30/5/2016 11:00 - Handling of secondary legislative processes in the government system - State Comptroller's report,...
30/5/2016 11:00 - Follow-up meeting on the promotion of a credible solution to the issue of enhancing security on the...
30/5/2016 11:30 - Bill to amend the Traffic Ordinance (no. 112), 2013
30/5/2016 11:30 - 1. Foreign workers for the tourism industry in the city of Eilat 2. Establishing a City Hall in...
30/5/2016 12:00 - Dealing with alcohol consumption among IDF soldiers, follow-up meeting
30/5/2016 12:00 - Police's handling of complaints lodged by victims of sexual assault who have used drugs
30/5/2016 12:00 - On the agenda: Implementing the Committee to Fight Poverty's recommendations regarding the...
30/5/2016 12:00 - Ministry of Education's plan for informal education in 2016
30/5/2016 12:30 - Regulations for litigation agreements in family disputes (temporary order), 2016
30/5/2016 12:30 - Financial Services Oversight Bill (legislative amendments), 2016 - proposal to convert the Capital...
30/5/2016 13:00 - Beaches in Israel – individual detailed report regarding beaches with entrance fee. 2 – LBeach...
30/5/2016 14:00 - Gas Directive (safety and licensing) (extending the period stated in article 8 of the law), 2016
30/5/2016 14:00 - Public petitions regarding the issuing of licenses made of paper and converting licenses in Israel...
31/5/2016 08:30 - Combining means of public transportation with park-and-ride facilities for buses, taxis, and...
31/5/2016 09:00 - Preparatory programs - State Comptroller's report
31/5/2016 10:00 - Sales Bill (apartments) (assurance of investments of purchasers of apartments) (amendment –...
31/5/2016 10:00 - Animal disease regulations (chemical preparations) (amendment), 2016
31/5/2016 10:00 - 1. Basic Law: the Knesset (amendment no. 45) (suspending an MK in accordance with article 7a) 2....
31/5/2016 10:00 - Academia and employment – marking "Student Day"
31/5/2016 10:00 - Encouraging women to obtain academic degrees
31/5/2016 10:40 - Israel's industrial decay – follow-up
31/5/2016 11:00 - Communications Bill (Bezeq Telecommunications and broadcasts) (amendment no. 57) (authority and...
31/5/2016 11:00 - Absence of transparency, lack of right of argument and unclear regulations in the Inter-ministerial...
31/5/2016 11:30 - Slowdown in the growth rate of the Israeli economy and the concern of entering a recession
31/5/2016 12:00 - Marking the special day honoring kidney donors
31/5/2016 12:00 - World Health Organization's report on milk substitutes
31/5/2016 12:15 - Marking the special day honoring kidney donors
31/5/2016 13:00 - 1. Bill regarding ombudsman's report on state representatives in court proceedings, 2016 2. Bill...
31/5/2016 14:00 - Celebratory meeting marking the 25th anniversary of the Gesher Theater
31/5/2016 14:00 - National Authority for Urban Renewal Bill, 2015
31/5/2016 14:00 - Verbal abuse towards the LGBT community in Israeli basketball
1/6/2016 09:00 - Israel Electric Corporation's intention to construct a high powerline which will cross Hula Valley...
1/6/2016 09:00 - Clearing of Sde Dov, development and maintenance of domestic airports and landing pads - State...
1/6/2016 09:00 - Financial Services Oversight Bill (non-institutional financial services), 2015
1/6/2016 09:00 - Extending the validity of the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law (Ordinance), 2003
1/6/2016 09:00 - Standards Bill (amendment - laboratory certified to approve the importing of goods), 2015
1/6/2016 09:30 - Bill regarding deposit insurance in banking corporations, 2015
1/6/2016 09:30 - Regulations of government-owned companies' guidelines (appointing accountants and their salaries)...
1/6/2016 09:30 - Postal ordinance (amendment to law's appendage) - 2015
1/6/2016 09:30 - Removing obstacles in the training of psychologists of Ethiopian descent
1/6/2016 09:30 - Means to promote energy efficiency and savings, as well as the obstacles
1/6/2016 10:00 - Amendment to Stock Exchange regulations – defining "transient break in Stock Exchange trade"
1/6/2016 10:00 - Postal regulations (monetary services - qualification terms regarding a position in a company and...
2/6/2016 10:00 - Committee members tour Beit Halochem in Tel Aviv
6/6/2016 09:00 - State's activity to encourage the integration of the Arab population in the job market -State...
6/6/2016 09:30 - Prohibition of Discrimination in Products, Services and Entry to Places of Public Entertainment...
6/6/2016 10:00 - Extending the validity of the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law (Ordinance), 2003
6/6/2016 10:30 - Preparation of local authorities and government ministries for the absorption of immigrants, with...
6/6/2016 11:00 - Cost of domestic gas for consumers
6/6/2016 11:45 - Regulations for arrangements in the state economy (legislative amendments) (gas market - replacing...
6/6/2016 12:30 - Financial Services Oversight Bill (legislative amendments), 2016
6/6/2016 12:45 - Regulations for arrangements in the state's economy (legislative amendments) (processes for...
7/6/2016 09:00 - Request for the State Comptroller's opinion on: air pollution in the Haifa Bay - follow-up meeting...
7/6/2016 09:30 - Development of environmental agriculture and the family farm
7/6/2016 11:00 - State conversion system - State Comptroller's report
7/6/2016 11:30 - Minister of Environmental Protection's review of his office's activity
7/6/2016 11:30 - Giving representation to civil society in teams dealing with the climate conference in the...
8/6/2016 09:00 - Standards Bill (amendment - certified laboratory to approve the importing of goods), 2015
13/6/2016 09:30 - Mandatory Tenders Bill (amendment - preference in tenders for small and medium-sized businesses),...
13/6/2016 10:00 - Examining the environmental repercussions of the hydraulic fracturing technique to extract oil and...
13/6/2016 12:00 - Evacuation and Reconstruction Bill (agreements to organize evacuation and reconstruction...
13/6/2016 13:15 - Evacuation and Reconstruction Bill (compensations) (amendment no. 4) (evacuation due to...
14/6/2016 10:00 - Continued activity of the TeLeM program (employment, studies and housing in kibbutzim for young...
21/6/2016 14:00 - Planning and Building Regulations Bill (Ordinance) (amendment- obligation to facilitate the...
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