The Sejm, lower house of Polish parliament, has resumed on Wednesday morning, a debate on new rules to boost the number of medics available to treat COVID-19 cases by launching financial incentives and make hiring physicians more flexible.
Deputy Sejm (Polish lower house) Speaker Ryszard Terlecki announced on Tuesday a break in the Chamber's sitting until Wednesday. MPs were to process a COVID-19 related bill.
The Civic Coalition (KO) parliamentary caucus will file with the Sejm (lower house) a draft aimed at establishing a PLN 5 billion (EUR 1.1 bln) fund to finance the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, KO caucus head Cezary Tomczyk said on Monday.
President Andrzej Duda has signed into law a bill ratifying a Polish-US deal strengthening defence cooperation, signed in Warsaw on August 15 by Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the President's Office reported on Thursday.
Wednesday's Senate (upper house) amendments to a new animal protection bill are a compromise between animal and human welfare and the best solution the house could find, Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki said after the vote on the amendments.
Referring to amendments to an animal protection bill, head of the PiS parliamentary caucus Ryszard Terlecki told reporters on Friday that there were plans to compensate ritual meat producers after the law has come into effect.
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) plans to file a bill banning fur farming and the use of animals for entertainment purposes. The legislation is to go to the Sejm (lower house) still this week.
The Sejm (the lower house of Polish parliament) on Thursday morning rejected the Senate's veto to the ruling party's postal vote bill. Now the legislation will go to the president for signature before becoming law.
Poland's Sejm, lower house, on Monday night passed a bill envisaging postal voting as the only way to cast a vote in the 2020 presidential election, presently scheduled for May 10, as the country struggles with a coronavirus epidemic.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday evening signed into law an anti-crisis shield bill designed to aid enterprise in the face of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. It reduces financial burdens of enterprises, helps them maintain financial liquidity and protects employment.