The Riigikogu passed the Act on Amendments to the Riigikogu Rules of Procedure and Internal Rules Act (774 SE), initiated by Member of the Riigikogu Andres Herkel, was passed with 70 votes in favour (1 against, 2 abstentions). It provides for allowing a motion to amend be voted on at a plenary sitting in the case when the majority of the lead committee has not taken a position or participated in the voting on the motion to amend at a Committee sitting. According to the Act, motions to amend can be put to vote in the plenary hall of the Riigikogu if they have received no votes in favour or against in the lead committee.
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