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The Riigikogu rejected four draft at the first reading

The Riigikogu did not support the Bill on Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Health Insurance Act (205 SE), initiated by the Estonian Centre Party Group. Its intention had been to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Health Insurance Act in force since 1 July in a way to retain the procedure of paying sickness benefits under which only the first day of sick leave would be the employee’s own liability, the employer would pay the benefit from the second to the fifth day, and the Estonian Health Insurance Fund from the sixth day onwards. It also proposed an increase in the sickness benefit to 80 percent of the average remuneration of the employee.

The Social Affairs Committee moved to reject the Bill at the first reading. The result of voting: 44 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour and 12 against. The motion was supported. The Bill was dropped from the legislative proceedings.

Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Making a proposal to the Government of the Republic to abandon the plan to eliminate the increased basic exemption for a loan interests” (44 OE), initiated by Isamaa Parliamentary Group, intended to make the relevant proposal to the Government.

The Riigikogu did not support the Resolution. 7 members of the Riigikogu supported passing the Resolution and nobody voted against it. At least 51 votes in favour were needed to pass the Resolution. The draft Resolution was dropped from the legislative proceedings.

Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Making a proposal to the Government of the Republic to initiate a Bill on Amendments to the Income Tax Act to establish an increased tax allowance starting from the first child” (59 OE), initiated by Isamaa Parliamentary Group, intended to make the relevant proposal to the Government.

The Riigikogu did not support the Resolution. 8 members of the Riigikogu supported passing the Resolution and nobody voted against it. At least 51 votes in favour were needed to pass the Resolution. The draft Resolution was dropped from the legislative proceedings.

Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Making a proposal to the Government of the Republic to abandon the plan to eliminate the increased basic exemption for a loan interests” (62 OE), initiated by Isamaa Parliamentary Group, intended to make the relevant proposal to the Government.

The Riigikogu did not support the Resolution. 7 members of the Riigikogu supported passing the Resolution and nobody voted against it. At least 51 votes in favour were needed to pass the Resolution. The draft Resolution was dropped from the legislative proceedings.

Verbatim record of the sitting (in Estonian)

Video recording will be available to watch later on the Riigikogu YouTube channel.

Riigikogu Press Service
Gunnar Paal
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