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12/07/2014   19th Knesset: Second Session, Summer Assembly
Spotlight
The past week in the Knesset
Much of the Knesset`s activity this week focused on the latest round of fighting between the IDF and Hamas; MKs toured Sderot and pledged to help the Gaza border towns, while Speaker Edelstein instructed Director-General Plot to invite children from southern communities to the Knesset for a day of fun-filled activities; Edelstein wrote a letter asking all MKs to tone down their rhetoric amid the heightened tensions between Jews and Arabs in Israel; also this week, the House Committee approved Yisrael Beitenu`s request to split from Likud


Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to tour Sedrot, hold series of meetings on IDF operation in Gaza
Members of Knesset committee headed by Ze`ev Elkin to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday and vote on the government`s request to declare a ”special situation in the homefront”; committee members will be briefed on the operational and intelligence aspects of the IDF`s campaign in Gaza and also vote on the call-up of reserve soldiers; later in the day they will visit the border town of Sderot


Press Releases
10/7/2014 - The past week in the Knesset
10/7/2014 - MKs Sarsour, Ganaim ejected from plenum after calling IDF soldiers murderers
10/7/2014 - Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to tour Sderot, hold series of meetings on Operation Protective Edge in Gaza
9/7/2014 - Finance Minister Lapid: Compensation for citizens whose property was damaged in rocket attacks
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On the Public Agenda
Minister of Welfare and Social Services Meir Cohen rejects claims by members of the opposition that various elements, mainly in the Treasury, intervened in the poverty committee`s work and tried to influence its conclusions. ”For the first time in the country`s history, we are truly trying to deal with the poverty issue,” he says


Yesteryear
12/7/2006
The second Lebanon war: During an attack on an IDF patrol in Israel, a ”Hezbollah” terrorist cell killed three soldiers and abducted two. The Government decided to wage war on the ”Hezbollah.” Emergency preparation for rocket attacks on Israeli population centers was implemented.



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In the Committees
13/7/2014 09:00 - Services for students in regular education as part of the extension of the school year - busses,...
13/7/2014 11:00 - Budget of the Rehabilitation of the Disabled branch within the Ministry of Defense
13/7/2014 11:00 - Tour and meeting regarding absorption and immigration in Hadera(canceled)
13/7/2014 11:00 - A second assistant for kindergartens
13/7/2014 13:00 - The Authority for the Preservation of the Heritage of Jewish Communities Bill, 2010
13/7/2014 13:00 - The Authority for the Preservation of the Heritage of Jewish Communities Bill, 2010
13/7/2014 14:00 - Security Service Regulations (committee procedure to review an exemption due to religion and its...
14/7/2014 08:45 - Choosing a Knesset representative to the "Yad Yizhak Ben Tzvi" Council
14/7/2014 09:00 - Limitation on the Use and Registration of Used Car Parts (preventing theft) (amendment No. 5), 2014
14/7/2014 09:00 - Implementation of decision 1325 of the UN - Plan for incorporating women in decision making...
14/7/2014 09:00 - 1. Report of the decisions and recommendations of the police review committee on the management of...
14/7/2014 09:00 - Animal Cruelty Regulations (protecting animals) (raising and keeping hens), 2014
14/7/2014 09:00 - Implementing decision 1325 of the United Nations - action plan for the incorporation of women into...
14/7/2014 09:30 - National Insurance Institute Bill (amendment- limiting salary representation before an...
14/7/2014 10:00 - Struggle against Terror Bill, 2011 - preparation for a second and third reading
14/7/2014 10:00 - Bill for the Division of Pension Savings between Divorced Couples, 2011
14/7/2014 10:30 - 1. General Security Service Bill (amendment No...) (Head of the House Committee for Matters of...
14/7/2014 10:30 - Building plans in Mahane Sirkin in Petah Tikva
14/7/2014 10:30 - 50 years of the Equal Pay for Male and Female Employees Act, cooperation between the legislators...
14/7/2014 11:00 - Motion for the agenda by MK Robert Ilatov: Arab MKs on a campaign of threats against minority...
14/7/2014 11:00 - Bill for the Regulation of Railway Oversight (No. 9), 2014 - splitting section 7(1)(b) and 10 on...
14/7/2014 11:00 - Animal Cruelty Regulations (protecting animals) (raising pigs and keeping them for agricultural...
14/7/2014 11:00 - Aspects of the government's efforts to encourage immigration - State Comptroller's report 64c, pp....
14/7/2014 11:00 - Comorbidities - the need for care and the reality in the field
14/7/2014 11:00 - ADHD diagnostics for preschoolers and students in elementary schools, child development and...
14/7/2014 11:00 - Afternoon medical services for children in the periphery
14/7/2014 11:15 - Car Licensing Services Bill, 2013
14/7/2014 11:30 - Business Licensing Regulations (disco noise standards), 2014
14/7/2014 11:30 - Regulation of food security grant allocations to eligible elderly immigrants
14/7/2014 11:30 - The national initiative "Digital Israel"
14/7/2014 12:00 - Administrative Tribunal of illegal migrants in Israel. Motion for an urgent debate by MK Merav...
14/7/2014 12:00 - Civil claims against the Israel Postal Service regarding service
14/7/2014 12:30 - Oil drilling plans in the Golan. Motions for an urgent debate by MK Tamr Zandberg, MK Dov Lipman,...
14/7/2014 13:00 - Promoting solar energy in private and public buildings and residences
14/7/2014 13:00 - Order for Security Regulations for Public Bodies (changing the second and fourth addendum to the...
14/7/2014 13:00 - Academic Preparatory Programs - implementing the governmental decision on the matter
14/7/2014 14:00 - A deficit of foreign workers in building
15/7/2014 09:00 - The real estate black market
15/7/2014 09:00 - Entrance into Israel Bill (regulation - making the punishment more stringent for those who help...
15/7/2014 09:00 - Order on the Prohibition of Money Laundering (Obligations of identification, reporting and managing...
15/7/2014 09:00 - Medical Services for Children with Special Needs (assistants and a medical staff) Medical...
15/7/2014 09:00 - Promoting the program for the prevention of violence among students - State Comptroller's report...
15/7/2014 09:00 - Bill for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment (amendment No. 11) (applicability to protected...
15/7/2014 09:30 - Prohibition on Discrimination in Products, Services and Entrance to Public Places of Entertainment...
15/7/2014 10:00 - Ethics rules for MKs
15/7/2014 10:00 - Authority of the Knesset Committees to discuss issues relating to citizenship in Judea and Samaria.
15/7/2014 10:00 - The American State Department's 2014 report on human trafficking. With MK Tzachi Hanegbi, Deputy...
15/7/2014 10:30 - Alternatives to detention for children of migrant workers - follow up meeting to the one held on...
15/7/2014 11:00 - Lessons from the helplessness of planning entities in establishing the towns that were evacuated...
15/7/2014 11:00 - 6 year schools and the reform conflict - "Ofek Hadash" and "Oz LaTmura" with the General Director...
15/7/2014 11:00 - The limits on conversation and expression of opinion on campuses(canceled)
15/7/2014 11:00 - Border Control - rules of service
15/7/2014 11:30 - Prohibition on Discrimination in Products, Services and Entrance to Public Places of Entertainment...
15/7/2014 11:30 - The activities of the "Generation One and a Half" organization for new immigrants and the inclusion...
15/7/2014 11:30 - Customer service given to customers of HOT
15/7/2014 12:00 - Committee meeting - the influence of the disengagement on Israeli deterrence with the perspective...
15/7/2014 12:00 - Examination of the difficult situation of the Bustan al-Marj Regional Council
15/7/2014 12:00 - 1. Debt Collection Regulations (amendment), 2014 2. Debt Collection Regulations (ordinance)...
15/7/2014 12:30 - Agenda Pending
15/7/2014 12:30 - 1. Solution for weak families - report 2. Performance of the special committee in the "movement"...
15/7/2014 13:00 - 1. Consumer Protection Bill (amendment No. 39) (business caller ID), 2014 by MK Haim Katz
15/7/2014 13:00 - The Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities in Post High School Education Bill (amendment No....
15/7/2014 13:00 - Work conditions for assistants
15/7/2014 13:45 - Consumer Protection Bill (amendment No. 40) (visiting hours at a customer's house), 2014 by MK Haim...
15/7/2014 14:00 - Courts Bill (amendment No. 76) (prohibition on the publication of identification details during a...
15/7/2014 14:00 - Implementation of the Free Education for Sick Children Bill, 2001 - in light of the new contract
15/7/2014 14:30 - Preparation and assistance for businesses in light of the security situation
16/7/2014 09:00 - 1. Limiting Credit for State Institution Suppliers Bill, 2013 by MK Robert Ilatov 2. Contract...
16/7/2014 09:00 - Planning and Building Bill (amendment No. 103), 2014
16/7/2014 09:00 - Bill for the Regulation of Partnership Ordinances (No. 5) (governance over corporations in public...
16/7/2014 09:00 - 1. Budgetary Differential in the local authorities - with the Minister of Education - with the...
16/7/2014 09:00 - Preparation and qualifications of the reserve mobilization system for the firing of trajectory...
16/7/2014 09:30 - Exploitation, racism and violence against old women - with MK Uri Orbach, Minister for Senior...
16/7/2014 10:00 - Care for the Mentally Disabled Bill (amendment No. 8), 2012
17/7/2014 09:00 - Artifact Regulations (inventory management), 1983
17/7/2014 10:00 - Tour of the Massuah Institute for Holocaust Studies(canceled)
17/7/2014 10:30 - Meeting regarding the absorption of immigrants in Ramat Gan
17/7/2014 11:00 - Digital Textbook Bill, 2013 by MK Amram Mitzna, MK David Tsur, MK Meir Sheetrit, MK Eliezer Stern,...
20/7/2014 09:00 - Summary debate on the matter of employing outside lecturers
20/7/2014 11:00 - Law for the Oversight over Food Quality and Proper Nutrition in Educational Institutions, 2012
21/7/2014 09:00 - Removal of roadblocks in industry's transfer to natural gas
21/7/2014 09:00 - Nurses at special needs schools
21/7/2014 09:00 - Important learning - with the Minister of Education
21/7/2014 10:00 - Prohibition on Money Laundering Bill (amendment No. 11) (providing business services), 2012 -...
21/7/2014 10:30 - Obligatory Curriculum Order (grades 11 and 12)
21/7/2014 11:00 - Traffic Regulations (amendment), 2013, on the matter of electronic bicycle regulations
21/7/2014 11:00 - Transportation for special needs schools
21/7/2014 11:00 - The system of infant care centers - State Comptroller report 64c, pp. 647
21/7/2014 12:00 - 1. Presentation of the Rackman Center enforcement and implementation report regarding marriage...
21/7/2014 13:00 - Aviation Regulations (operating airplanes and rules for flying) (amendment No. 3), 2014
22/7/2014 08:45 - Tenant Rights in Public Housing Regulations (provisions regarding rights to live in public housing...
22/7/2014 08:45 - Tenant Rights in Public Housing Regulations (provisions regarding rights to live in public housing...
22/7/2014 09:00 - Bill for an Increase in the Collection of Taxes and Oversight (aid from a debt collection list -...
22/7/2014 09:00 - Child victims of violence - problems with reporting - with the Head of the Ministry of Welfare
22/7/2014 10:00 - Ethics rules for MKs
22/7/2014 11:00 - The activities of the housing companies - the right to public housing and maintaining the apartments
22/7/2014 11:00 - 1. Interpretation Bill (amendment - definition of discrimination on the basis of gender identity or...
22/7/2014 11:00 - School at closed institutions - welfare institutions, prisons etc.
22/7/2014 11:00 - Request for the State Comptroller's opinion, in accordance with section 21 of the State Comptroller...
22/7/2014 13:00 - Approving the parent payments for the coming school year
22/7/2014 13:30 - The return of a sexual offender to the area of the victim's residence
22/7/2014 14:00 - 1. Periodic report in accordance with the order for including biometric identification in ID...
22/7/2014 14:00 - 1. Periodic report in accordance with the order for including biometric identification in ID...
22/7/2014 14:00 - Follow up on the implementation of the Law for the Expansion of the Appropriate Representation of...
22/7/2014 14:00 - 1. Periodic report in accordance with the order for including biometric identification in ID...
23/7/2014 09:00 - Animal Disease Order (delaying the application of section 16(d), 16b- 17(c) of the ordinance), 2014
23/7/2014 09:00 - Center for the Collection of Fines, Penalties and Debts Bill (amendment - compensation for damages...
23/7/2014 09:00 - Follow up on the Dorner Report and presenting the Special Needs Bill - with Judge emeritus Dalia...
23/7/2014 09:00 - State Comptroller's report on the representation of women in senior positions within public service
23/7/2014 09:30 - Plant Protection Regulations (preventing intrusion of lesions in the Arava) (regulation), 2014
28/7/2014 09:00 - Adjustments to tests
28/7/2014 09:30 - Traffic Regulations (amendment No.), 2013 on the matter of the obligation to employ a security...
28/7/2014 11:00 - Matters related to the Sabbatical Year - State Comptroller report 59b, pp. 1049
29/7/2014 09:00 - Training students in courts
29/7/2014 09:00 - Presentation of the poverty within the education system report by Eli Alalouf
29/7/2014 09:00 - Aspects of rehabilitating prisoners - State Comptroller's report 64c pp. 475
29/7/2014 10:00 - Ethics rules for MKs
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