The Knesset’s Tuesday session lasted about three hours. No bills were discussed. A motion on the Struggle against Poverty Day was the highlight of the day. Changes to the Knesset protocol were passed with complete agreement among the parties.

 

Non-Bills Summary

* 16 MKs gave speeches during the one minute speech segment that opened the session.

* A motion on the Struggle against Poverty Day was discussed by Speaker Rivlin, Environment Minister Erdan (Likud) and 12 MKs.

* House Committee Chairman Levin (Likud) announced cosmetic and technical changes to the Knesset protocol. The changes were approved 8-0.

* House Committee Chairman Levin announced which disputed bills would be discussed in which committees.

* Environment Minister Erdan answered two queries at the end of the session.

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This was the Knesset Jeremy English translation protocol of the Knesset’s February 14, 2012, session.

Official protocol in Hebrew: http://www.knesset.gov.il/plenum/data/00971112.doc

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