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Govt. withdraws bill to set term limits for PM

Justice Minister Sa'ar asks Ministerial Committee for Legislation to withdraw bill until May after the Knesset returns from recess.

Govt. withdraws bill to set term limits for PM

Will ministers approve electricity for 'young settlements?'

Ministerial Committee for Legislation to discuss bill by MK Yariv Levin to connect 'young settlements' to electricity' today.

Will ministers approve electricity for 'young settlements?'

Ministerial Committee approves 'Nir Barkat Law'

Bill would limit self-funding of elected officials and targets Barkat who seeks the leadership of the Likud.

Ministerial Committee approves 'Nir Barkat Law'player

Netanyahu: Sa'ar promoting anti-democratic legislation

Opposition chairman blasts Justice Minister over law prohibiting incitement on social media.

Netanyahu: Sa'ar promoting anti-democratic legislation

Ministers postpone debate on 'Young settlements' by 4 months

Debate on bill which would normalize 'young settlements' in Judea and Samaria pushed off by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

Ministers postpone debate on 'Young settlements' by 4 months

Government to discuss law to regulate 'Young Settlements'

'Land of Israel' lobby leaders write to Yamina, New Hope ministers demanding they fulfill campaign promises on Judea and Samaria.

Government to discuss law to regulate 'Young Settlements'

Ministerial Committee for Legislation: Coronavirus fines to be raised only to NIS 10,000

Proposal to increase certain fines to NIS 20,000 dropped following haredi parties' opposition.

Ministerial Cmte: COVID fines to be raised only to NIS 10,000

Ministers vote to dissolve Knesset

Ministerial committee backs bill to dissolve Knesset, paving way for full Knesset vote Wednesday.

Ministers vote to dissolve Knesset

Will Netanyahu veto bill expelling families of terrorists?

Ministers to debate Jewish Home-sponsored bill on Sunday that would allow Israel to deport the families of terrorists.

Will Netanyahu veto bill expelling families of terrorists?

Netanyahu wins support for bill aimed at ensuring him a 5th term

Coalition votes to adopt bill altering selection process for the prime minister, amid fears president could back rival MK over Netanyahu.

Netanyahu wins support for bill aimed at ensuring him a 5th term

Ministerial Committee approves bill against documenting soldiers

Bill barring filming of IDF soldiers during operational activity approved in committee despite AG's opposition - but will be softened later.

Ministerial Committee approves bill against documenting soldiers

Override Clause passes unanimously

Bill to curb power of Supreme Court passes unanimously in Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

Override Clause passes unanimously

Haredi draft bill passes first hurdle

Following compromise agreement between PM, haredi factions, draft exemption law approved by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

Haredi draft bill passes first hurdle

PM Netanyahu preventing sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?

PM Netanyahu pans Knesset commmittee's plan to discuss bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley.

PM Netanyahu preventing sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?

On Sunday: Right-wing ministers' test

Six ministers refuse to announce they will back bill obligating the government to fulfill promises to build in Judea and Samaria.

On Sunday: Right-wing ministers' test

Conversion Law approved by ministerial committee

Immigrant Absorption Minister to file appeal against bill to ban private conversions to Judaism.

Conversion Law approved by ministerial committee

Bill to punish PA for terrorist salaries is approved

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves opposition's bill to deduct tax funds to PA equal to salaries paid to terrorists in prison.

Bill to punish PA for terrorist salaries is approved

Bill to block leftist court petitions against Jewish towns

Ministerial Committee to vote on bill restricting standing on petitions against Jewish communities to those directly affected by case.

Bill to block leftist court petitions against Jewish towns

Deputy Attorney General opposes the Nationality Law

Attorney Avi Licht attempts to forestall vote on Nationality Law by Ministerial Committee on Legislation.

Deputy Attorney General opposes the Nationality Law

'I won't let the Justice Minister hurt the coalition'

Coalition chairman says it's 'a shame' the media still listens to Justice Minister Shaked.

'I won't let the Justice Minister hurt the coalition'

Knesset members oppose Shaked initiative

Initiative to restrict gratuitous bills and strengthen parliamentary government supervision provokes stormy Knesset committee debate.

Knesset members oppose Shaked initiative

Bill to restore authority of rabbinical courts advances

Ministerial Committee endorses bill to restore authority to rabbinical courts to serve as arbitrators in cases involving civil law.

Bill to restore authority of rabbinical courts advances

Shaked and Levin's legislative revolution

Ministers of Justice and Tourism initiate legislation limiting private legislation while tightening government activity monitoring.

Shaked and Levin's legislative revolution

Ministerial committee to discuss 'mosque law'

MK Motti Yogev's law prohibiting houses of prayer from using loudspeakers to be voted upon by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

Ministerial committee to discuss 'mosque law'

Battle to save Amona: Waiting on Attorney-General

Debate on proposed legislation to save Amona postponed as A-G Avichai Mandelblit asks for time to come up with better resolution.

Battle to save Amona: Waiting on Attorney-General

'We must stop phenomenon of children left in cars'

New measure to obligate kindergartens, day cares, to notify parents when their child is absent aims to prevent children being left in cars.

'We must eradicate phenomenon of children left in cars'

Progress in battle to save Amona

Coalition party heads discuss possibility of delaying demolition of Amona homes until new adjacent residences are available.

Progress in battle to save Amona

Committee won't vote on bill to recognize Amona

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs Ministerial Committee for Legislation not to discuss bill to solve Amona crisis.

Committee told not to vote on bill to recognize Amona

New bill to combat incitement by tour guides

Ministerial Committee for Legislation to discuss proposal to raise penalties for unlicensed tour guides; many tours give false information.

New bill to combat incitement by unlicensed tour guides

Burn the flag? Pay the price

Knesset approves amendment calling for stricter penalties for burning Israeli flags - 3 years in prison and 50,000 shekel fine.

Burn the flag? Pay the price

Knesset approves bill against elections meddling

Bill takes aim at foreign-funded NGOs subverting elections. Likud MK: 'in contrast to US elections, money won't defeat Israeli elections.'

Knesset approves bill against elections meddling

Loss for the Reform - Knesset approves Mikveh bill

Ministerial Committee approves bill stating that public Mikvaot must abide by Rabbinic law, overriding Supreme Court ruling.

Loss for the Reform - Knesset approves Mikveh bill

Could businesses be sued for opening on Shabbat?

Amid ministerial meeting discussing whether to charge businesses for breaking Sabbath, tensions rise as spirit of Shabbat on the table.

Could businesses be sued for opening on Shabbat?

Two Zionist Union Bills May Limit Free Speech

One bill would prosecute 'libelous' internet posts, while other would ban publication of names of IDF soldiers under investigation.

Two Zionist Union Bills May Limit Free Speech

Netanyahu Buries Death Penalty Law

Slated to go before Ministerial Committee Sunday, death penalty for terrorists bill indefinitely frozen by PM's technical maneuver.

Netanyahu Buries Death Penalty Law

Anger at Netanyahu's Burying of Death Penalty Bill

MK Sharon Gal claims Netanyahu's decision to bury bill requiring death sentence for terrorist murderers shows govt not serious about terror.

MK Fumes at 'Non-Nationalist' PM for Burying Death Penalty Bill

MKs Rally to Battle over Terrorist Death Penalty

Liberman vows to show terrorists 'prison day-camp' is over, while Zionist Union MK says death penalty will just create martyrs.

Government Committee to Discuss Terrorist Death Sentence Bill

Opposition MK Slams 'Farcical' Committee

MK Stav Shaffir calls for greater transparency in Ministerial Committee for Legislation, calls on MKs to prove 'loyalty' to Israeli public.

Opposition MK Slams 'Farcical' Legislation Committee

PM Acquires Veto Power in Legislation Committee

Netanyahu will have authority to strike down bills at ministerial committee that decides what bills will enjoy gov't support.

Netanyahu Acquires Veto Power in Committee on Legislation

Ministerial Committee Passes Water Recycling Bill

A purifier in every home? Bill to recycle sink, shower water for reuse passes in Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

Ministerial Committee Passes Water Recycling Bill