Chamber of Deputies

PNL's Roman says taxation of special state pensions must be done in Parliament to avoid being challenged

Taxing special state pensions must be done in Parliament, because an emergency ordinance issued by the government to regulate the matter is open to being challenged by the Ombudsman with the Constitutional Court, National Liberal Party (PNL) floor leader in the Chamber of Deputies Florin Roman said on Wednesday.

FinMin Citu: PSD's actions in Romanian Parliament represent economic terrorism

The actions of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) in the Romanian Parliament are economic terrorism and the party is seeking votes by collapsing the economy following the increase of budgetary spending with no financing source, the Finance Minister, Florin Citu, believes. "The PSD's actions in the Romanian Parliament represent economic terrorism. There is no doubt here.

President Iohannis fined RON 5,000 for statements regarding passage of Szeklerland autonomy bill

President Klaus Iohannis was ordered today a RON 5,000 fine by the Board of Directors of the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) for the offense of discrimination and ethnicity/nationality-based violation of the right to dignity.

Chamber to consider coronavirus state of alert gov't bill

A bill initiated by the government on measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in a state of alert will be debated and voted on today by the Chamber of Deputies. The bill will be considered by the specialist committees, which will issue a report that will be submitted to the Chamber at today's meeting for a plenary vote.

Ciolacu says PSD will file complaint with CNCD against President for incitement to hatred

Interim Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu has announced on Friday that the party he leads will file a complaint with the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) against President Klaus Iohannis for "incitement to hatred based on the spreading of false information," following the statements regarding the draft law on the autonomy of the Szeklerland.

Draft law on Szeklerland autonomy, rejected by Romanian Senate

The Senate, as a decision-making body, on Wednesday rejected the draft law on the autonomy of the Szeklerland, which provided that it would become an autonomous region with legal personality. Senators voted by telephone in favour of the rejection report drawn up by the Administrative Committee - 126 votes "in favour" and 9 "against".