The Polish upper house, the Senate, will debate the new animal protection law that triggered a serious government crisis after a lower house vote, but likely as late as October 9 due to required amendments, Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki said on Tuesday.
The Senate upper house is expected to vote on the ruling party's 2020 presidential ballot bill this evening or on Tuesday morning, depending on the pace of work in the committees and at plenary sessions, Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki told reporters on Monday.
Senate, upper house, Deputy Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski is resigning from the post, and returning to the medical profession, he told a private radio broadcaster RMF FM on Wednesday.
Poland's Senate (upper house) on Tuesday evenig rejected a bill on postal voting in the 2020 presidential election. There were 50 votes for rejecting the draft, 35 against and one abstention. Now the bill returns to the Sejm (lower house).
Polish Senate (upper house) Speaker Tomasz Grodzki believes that the presidential election should be held on a date which will ensure the security of voters and electoral committee staff.
The Senate, upper house, on Thursday filed amendments to the government's anti-crisis shield, a package of laws to protect the Polish economy from the effects of the coronavirus epidemic. The amendments were passed by the chamber in a 98 to 1 vote with one abstention.
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 has already covered 77 percent of its borrowing needs in 2020 and this means that it has some PLN 50 billion (EUR 11 billion) in extra liquidity, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told the Senate on Monday.
Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki, after a consultation with the Council of Elders, decided to change a Senate sitting on the government's anti-crisis shield from Tuesday to Monday, the Senate Information Centre (CIS) said on Saturday evening.
Poland's Senate (upper house) Speaker Tomasz Grodzki has told PAP that the upper chamber "will debate the anti-crisis package as soon as possible," and added that senators have to get acquainted with what they are to vote on.