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        2/20/2012, Shevat 27, 5772

      C'tee OKs Bill to Disqualify Terrorists from Stipends


      The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee cleared for first reading, Monday, a bill by Yisrael Beiteinu Knesset members David Rotem and Robert Ilatov, seeking to deny half the stipends and pensions benefits of people convicted of terror against the state.

      Member of Knesset Rotem noted, "Justice Miriam Naor ruled in the past that when there is an economic threat to the perpetratorsecurity offenses are avoided."