Parliament of Romania
The People's Movement Party (PMP) is calling for a joint convention of Parliament's standing bureaus for a plenary debate on the law repealing special pensions for lawmakers and mayors, PMP Chairman Eugen Tomac announced on Tuesday.
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.
The Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday cleared the Government's bill on the measures foreseen during the alert state, including that Parliament is required to approve the state of alert if it is established in at least half the country. The bill passed by 267 'for" votes, 26 'against' and 5 abstentions.
The Chamber of Deputies, as decision-making forum in this situation, decided on Wednesday that 4 June be declared the Day of the Treaty of Trianon. The bill to this effect was passed by the deputies with 235 "in favour" votes, 21 "against" and 25 abstentions.
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.
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".
The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that the MPs of the party he runs will submit two simple motions, one in the Senate, one in the Chamber of Deputies, against the Finance and the Agriculture ministers. "We decided to ask the Agriculture Minister to answer publicly to a few questions.
Parliament will meet in joint session on Thursday, at 16:00 hrs, for the investiture of the Government of Prime Minister designate Florin Citu. According to the joint rules of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate, in order for the session in which the investiture of the government will be voted on to take place, the presence of 233 MPs is necessary.
The Senate and the Chamber of Deputies have convened in a joint meeting to discuss and vote on a motion of censure tabled by the Social Democratic Party (PSD) after Government passed legislation on two-round mayoral elections by assuming responsibility. The meeting is led by Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Marcel Ciolacu, who has announced that 350 parliamentarians are in attendance.
A motion of censure against the Orban Government will be tabled on Thursday morning, said Wednesday Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Marcel Ciolacu, acting national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). "Tomorrow morning we will table a motion of censure against the Orban Government," Ciolacu said at Parliament House on Wednesday.