The Riigikogu passed with 83 votes in favour the Resolution on appointment of a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund (46 OE). According to the Resolution, Member of the Riigikogu Viktor Vassiljev was appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund.
On the motion of the Cultural Affairs Committee, the first reading of the Bill on Amendments to the Vocational Educational Institutions Act, the Private Schools Act and the Institutions of Professional Higher Education Act
), initiated by the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union Faction and the Estonian Reform Party Faction, was concluded. According to the Bill, the Vocational Educational Institutions Act and the Private Schools Act will be amended by adding implementing provisions which will create the legal basis for a single selective accreditation of curriculum groups. The single selective and voluntary accreditation will concern the curriculum groups of accommodation, catering, or building and civil engineering. Accreditation will be carried out by the higher education quality agency on the basis of a request, and the positive assessment given by the agency will be taken into account not only upon grant of an education licence but also upon ordering of an expert evaluation of the curriculum. The Bill was sent to the second reading.
Due to the end of the working hours of the sitting of the plenary assembly, the first reading of the Bill on Exemption of Home Owners from Land Tax
), initiated by the Estonian Reform Party Faction and the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union Faction, was adjourned. The deliberation will be resumed on Wednesday, 1 June, at the sitting beginning at 2 p.m.
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The Riigikogu Press Service