Posts tagged as draft

Reizniece-Ozola: COVID-19 draft law “completely empty”

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Saeima will conceptually view draft legislation to control COVID-19 after June 9. Former Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola (ZZS) told Latvian Radio on June 4 that the draft is “empty”. Opposition deputy Dana Reizniece-Ozola acknowledged that there is a need for regulation to transition from emergency to normal life, but the government’s legislation draft is “empty” because it does not specify what support measures for entrepreneurs, employees and those who have…

MPs draft constitutional amendment to allow impeached president Paksas to run for parliament

Friday, September 20, 2019

Lithuanian MPs drafted a constitutional amendment to allow the country’s impeached president Rolandas Paksas to run for parliament. The proposed amendment, registered on Thursday, paves the way for a person who has been impeached and removed from office to stand for election again, but no sooner than a decade after the removal. The bill would not, however, allow an impeached individual to run for president or assume any other office…

Drafting of state budget will be crucial for coalition – Reizniece-Ozola

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The drafting of the state budget will be critical for the government coalition, said former finance minister, now opposition lawmaker Dana Reiznience-Ozola (Greens/Farmers) in an interview with commercial LNT television today. “This fall will be the hour of truth for the new coalition. I would not forecast the result, but I forecast arguments. There are always more needs than money in the budget, but it is important for the government…

Latvia’s 2020 budget draft sent to the parliament for first viewing

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

On Tuesday, 19 March, Latvian Saeima’s Budget and Finance Committee conceptually supported this year’s state budget project and decided to submit it to the parliament for its first viewing. The committee decided to submit 14 additional legislative drafts associated with the budget, as reported by Saeima’s press-service. The committee has asked the parliament to view the budget project on 20 March, as confirmed by Saeima’s Budget and Finance Committee’s chairman…