Bulgaria's Parliament voted unanimously on May 14 to set up an ad hoc committee to monitor the state spending related to the measures taken to overcome the consequences of the Covid-19 crisis in the country. The proposal for establishing such committee came from the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party.
Bulgaria's Council of Ministers on April 1 decided to propose to the Parliament to extend the state of emergency to 13 May 2020.
The state of emergency was initially introduced for one month. It was approved by Bulgaria's Parliament on March 13 as a measure to limit the spread of the new coronavirus.
Bulgaria's Parliament on March 23 voted to approve the President's veto on the State of Emergency Measures Act. The law was passed on March 13 and provided for regulating the measures and actions during the month-long state of emergency introduced in connection with the coronavirus epidemic, BNT reported.
Bulgaria's Parliament passed the COVID-19 State of Emergency Measures Act. The act was earlier discussed by President Rumen Radev and Parliament Speaker Tsveta Karayancheva.
On March 20 MPs conclusively passed the State of Emergency Measures Act.
The law sets out the measures taken during the state of emergency to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Bulgaria's Parliament approved the resignations of Liliyana Pavlova and Volen Siderov as MPs.
On 5 June 2019 Pavlova submitted her resignation because the Cabinet nominated her to become a vice-president of the European Investment Bank, because of her valuable experience in financial and project management, as well as cooperation with European institutions.