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Bill: Subsidize services for Israelis with autism

MKs and parents urge the Knesset to put petty politics aside Wednesday, as bill cementing rights for the autistic is due for a vote.Tova Dvorin, 11/25/2015, 9:39 AM

Bill to force government to complete 4-year term

MK Nissan Slomiansky says the revolving door of Israeli government has prevented any of the real issues from being addressed.Benny Tucker, 11/18/2015, 8:49 AM

Bill: Tougher fines for emergency hotline pranks

Terror wave prompting push to enforce laws against false emergency calls; proposals could change entire emergency hotline system.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2015, 10:11 AM

Bill: Two Years' Prison for Rock-Throwers

Proposal also to sanction police using greater force to catch terrorists; rock-throwers who cause death to be charged with murder.Tova Dvorin, 9/21/2015, 8:11 PM

Bill: Ban Businesses from Demanding Shabbat Work

After Tel Aviv Shabbat business scandal, Likud MK proposes bill to protect the rights of Shabbat-observant Israelis.Orly Harari, 8/26/2015, 5:03 PM

Illinois Passes Anti-BDS Bill

Bill requires State of Illinois to divest from all companies that boycott Israel.Tova Dvorin, 5/19/2015, 3:07 PM

Bill: Pregnant Women to Park in Handicap Spots

Parliamentary adviser to Labor MK inspires bill to ease the lives of women in their last trimester of pregnancy.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 9:47 PM

Employers Cannot Discriminate Against 'Settlers'

Left livid after bill to apply Equal Employment Opportunities Act to place of residence is ratified into law.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 8:54 AM

Bill to Outlaw Movement Behind Jerusalem Rioting

Bill to blacklist Islamic Movement in Israel which lauded 'Third Intifada' up for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Tova Dvorin, 11/21/2014, 1:18 PM

Bill to Ease Organ Donation Process

Bill to provide social security benefits for organ donors, shorten long wait for transplants.Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2014, 12:07 PM

Bill to 'Reverse the Disengagement' in Samaria

Could Jews return to Homesh and Sa-Nur? Bill backed by several MKs to right the 'terrible decree' of the Disengagement.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 11:08 PM

Bill: Abolish Daylight Savings Time in Israel

Yesh Atid MK pushes to abolish 'spring forward, fall back' time change, arguing it merely causes a national headache.Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 10:27 AM

Bill: Released Terrorists to Return to Prison

MKs from across the political spectrum unite to sign bill, which was approved for first reading.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/21/2014, 7:11 PM

Bill Blocking Terrorists' Benefits Passes Readings

Landmark initiative to begin removing incentives for terrorist prisoners and 'gestures' to the PA advances in Knesset.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/7/2014, 10:16 PM

'Life Without Parole' Bill Passes Prelim. Reading

Bill to prevent terrorist releases from becoming the norm passes first major hurdle after series of setbacks.Tova Dvorin, 6/11/2014, 3:13 PM

'Affirmative Action' to Boost Hareidi Employment?

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett to push bill demanding employers hire hareidi men, blames prejudice for the workforce gap.Hezki Baruch, 5/21/2014, 4:37 PM

'Do They Oppose Releasing Terrorists or Not?'

MK Shaked puzzles over opposition to terrorist release prevention bill by left-wing ministers who claimed to oppose such moves.Nir Har-Zahav, 5/11/2014, 4:51 PM

Bill Equating 'Price Tag,' Terrorism Falls Flat

MK slams decision as 'racist,' despite inherent differences between terrorism and 'price tag' vandalism.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2014, 2:48 PM

Ministers Pass 'Life Without Parole' Bill

Bill to enforce life sentences for terrorists passes 7-3 in Committee for Legislation. But will it face an appeal?Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 5/11/2014, 12:55 PM

Bill: Life Sentence without Parole for Terrorists

Jewish Home Chairman vows to vote for bill, which is already being threatened with an appeal by Tzipi Livni. 'We will not relent,' he says.Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2014, 12:52 PM

Approved: Preliminary Proposal to Cancel TV Tax

Bill to see IBA closed and reopened under new management; MKs rally behind the bill after landslide vote.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 2:30 PM

Proposal: Criminalize Contact with the PA

After Hamas-Fatah unity pact, one MK proposes bill to make Israel's contact with the PLO - like with Hamas - a criminal offense.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 11:57 AM

Law Proposed Limiting Free Newspapers

Seemingly innocuous bill to introduce 'fair competition' to news market expected to cause uproar in coalition, Israeli press.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin , 3/20/2014, 1:15 AM

Law Protecting Women Trying to Conceive Approved

Women who are struggling to have children cannot be fired from work while undergoing treatment, even if they switch jobs.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 12:43 AM

'The Presidency Has Turned Into a Joke'

Former MK Eliezer Cohen weighs in on presidential elections to Arutz Sheva, calls for presidential role in government to change.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 9:40 PM

'Released Terrorists Should Not Receive Benefits'

MK Yariv Levin's bill to prevent released terrorists from receiving state stipends up for vote Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 10:12 AM

Bill to Hold Municipal Rabbis Accountable

Religious Services Ministry bill to allow municipal rabbis to be disciplined in the event of incompetence passes in Ministerial Committee.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 4:01 PM

Bill: National Memorial Day for Menachem Begin

MK Yariv Levin spearheads bill to commemorate Menachem Begin, similar to David Ben-Gurion and Yitzhak Rabin.Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 9:00 AM

Bill Proposal: No Pardon for Convicted Murderers

In another attempt to stop terrorist releases, MK Ayelet Shaked takes on a revolutionary task: changing the legal system itself.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2013, 2:23 PM

Combat Vet Bill Passes in Preliminary Reading

Approved in preliminary hearing: bill to wipe clean soldiers' juvenile records, allow vets to be armed while serving in security positions.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 6:00 PM

Cost of Anti-Infiltrator Law: Almost NIS 500,000

Law mandating a 12-month detention stint for infiltrators will include enforcement, construction and jobs.Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 10:21 AM

After Marriage Law, MKs Eye Age of Consent

MKs say limiting consent laws will protect older teens.Maayana Miskin, 11/21/2013, 9:49 AM

Govt. Passes New Law to Jail Illegal Migrants

After Supreme Court nixes first law, government tries again with proposal to jail illegal entrants for up to 12 months.Maayana Miskin, 11/17/2013, 5:03 PM

MK: Make CEOs Responsible for Animal Abuse

Exposure of animal cruelty leads MK to propose new criminal law. Rabbis join investigation.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2013, 2:53 PM

Report: Livni to Avoid Vote on Terrorist Release

Justice Minister who heads Israel-PA talks is reportedly trying to prevent MKs from voting on terrorist release by burying bill.Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 1:03 PM

Minister: Law Would Turn Doctors into Drug Dealers

Medical marijuana debate continues, with Health Minister concerned over doctors’ role if drug is made easier to obtain.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 11:23 AM

About-Face: Police Want Right to Avoid Nametags

Police sources say mandatory nametags ‘operationally difficult,’ cannot be implemented. Knesset cttee to vote.Maayana Miskin, 10/13/2013, 12:38 PM

Uproar as Knesset Votes to Alter Government

Bill passed on initial reading would limit number of ministers, block smaller parties, and make it harder to topple government.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2013, 2:39 PM

Feiglin: Solve Road Culture, Make Bad Drivers Pay

MK Feiglin proposes law that would make bad drivers pay – literally – for the accidents they cause.Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2013, 1:01 PM

Ex-Soldier: Since Jenin, We Fight for Our Names

Former elite soldier appears in Knesset to support anti-slander law. ‘We’re in a daily battle to clear our names’ after the battle in Jenin.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2013, 8:54 AM

US to Help Israel 'Remove Existential Threats'

US passes bill that would make it policy to take to ensure it is American policy to take all steps to “remove existential threats" to IsraelRina Tzvi , 6/16/2013, 2:33 PM

Proposal: Let Public see MKs’ Financial Interests

MKs say the public has a right to know about financial interests that could sway Knesset members’ opinions.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 8:32 AM

Proposal: Women to Help Choose Chief Rabbis

MK proposes that at least 25% of those choosing new chief rabbis be women, raises bar for candidates.Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2013, 8:38 PM

U.S. House of Rep. Approves Israeli Visa Bill

Rep. Berman: Israel is trusted friend and special ally; legislation expands business opportunities, economically benefits both countries. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/20/2012, 10:13 AM