The Sejm (lower house) on Tuesday rejected a part of the Senate's (upper house) amendments to a government-authored anti-crisis shield, a special act designed to aid enterprise in the face of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Poland's Sejm (lower house of parliament) passed a bill on Saturday aimed at supporting business during the coronavirus epidemic. The bill frees micro-enterprises and the self-employed from paying social insurance contributions (ZUS) for three months.
Poland's Sejm (lower house) amended its statute on Thursday to enable sittings and voting via electronic media. The changes went through in a 250 to 104 vote with 14 abstentions.
Sejm (lower house) speaker Elżbieta Witek said on Thursday that public tours of the house and all foreign missions involving MPs will be suspended as a precaution against the coronavirus.
The Sejm (lower house) on Monday heard a government report on precautions taken against the spreading coronavirus. The government gave its assurance that all national services were prepared to combat the virus if it appeared in Poland.
President Andrzej Duda is scheduled to meet on Monday with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski, Interior Minister Mariusz Kamiński and PM Office's head Michał Dworczyk to discuss the coronavirus situation.
The Sejm (lower house) will hold a special sitting devoted to the coronavirus threat, Deputy Sejm Speaker Ryszard Terlecki announced on Thursday.
Poland's Sejm (lower house of parliament) adopted a resolution on Thursday commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz Nazi German concentration and extermination camp's liberation and marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The Polish Sejm (lower house) in a Thursday resolution condemned Russian leader Vladimir Putin's December comments concerning Poland's part in the outbreak of World War Two and the Holocaust.
Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek on Wednesday met with Poland's ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Adam Halacinski, to discuss the priorities within the organisation and Poland's upcoming OSCE presidency.