Parliament approves 18 objects placed under roof during winter session – rts.ch

The Federal Chambers approved Friday in final votes the 18 objects placed under roof during the winter session. OECD reform is subject to a mandatory referendum. Voting will take place on June 18, 2023. The other texts, with the exception of the ordinance on judges, are subject to an optional referendum.

The organization Mass-Voll announced on Thursday that it would launch a referendum against the Covid-19 law. Wolf advocacy organizations are considering launching a referendum against revising the hunting law.

Parliament approved:

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· the federal decree on the special taxation of large business groups (Implementation of the joint project of the OECD and the G20 on the taxation of the digital economy) by 127 votes against 59 and 10 abstentions in the National Council, and by 38 votes against 2 and 4 abstentions in the Council of States;

– Ia modification of the COVID-19 law (extension and modification of certain provisions) by 140 votes to 50 and 6 abstentions in the National Council, and by 39 votes to 1 and 4 abstentions in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· parliamentary initiative to regulate wolf populations (revision of federal hunting law) by 111 votes to 69 and 16 abstentions in the National Council, and by 33 votes to 8 and 3 abstentions in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· the federal law on the regulation of the activity of insurance intermediaries by 110 votes against 79 and 7 abstentions in the National Council, and by 27 votes against 9 and 8 abstentions in the Council of States;

– Federal law on foreigners and integration πŸ‡§πŸ‡·COVID-19 test in case of dismissal or expulsionπŸ‡§πŸ‡· by 122 votes against 67 and 6 abstentions in the National Council, and by 33 votes against 10 and 1 abstention in the Council of States;

– the Federal Law on Foreigners and Integration (Financial support for the cantons that manage the boarding centers at the border) by 194 votes against and 1 abstention in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstention in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· the federal law for the promotion of education in the area of ​​nursing by 144 votes against 40 and 12 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstentions in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· passenger transport law (Regional Transport Reform and Accountability) by 150 votes against 38 and 8 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 votes with no opposition or abstention in the Council of States;

– about development of the Schengen acquis and the VIS and ETIAS databasesπŸ‡§πŸ‡·

* the adoption of two EU regulations concerning the establishment of conditions for access to other EU information systems for the purposes of the ETIAS system by 155 votes against 9 and 32 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstention in the Council of States;

* the modification of the federal aliens and integration law by 164 unopposed votes and 32 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 unopposed votes or abstentions in the Council of States;

– about development of the Schengen acquis and the reform of the Visa Information System (VIS)πŸ‡§πŸ‡·

* the federal decree approving and implementing the exchange of notes between Switzerland and the EU on the improvement of the VIS system by 153 votes against 9 and 34 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstentions in the Council States;

* the modification of the federal law on foreigners and integration (Access to the CIR and to the data of three EU information systems) by 157 votes against 4 and 35 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstention in the Council of States ;

– about me’Swiss affiliation to six international research infrastructures constituted as a “Consortium for a European Research Infrastructure” (ERIC)

* the federal decree concerning Switzerland’s participation in six international research infrastructure networks which adopted the legal form ERIC by 196 votes without opposition or abstention in the National Council and by 44 votes without opposition or abstention in the Council of States;

* the modification of the research and innovation incentive law by 196 votes without opposition or abstention in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstention in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· the Ordinance of the Federal Assembly on the positions of judges of the Federal Court (increase in the number of judges) by 140 votes to 52 and 3 abstentions in the National Council, and by 37 votes to 6 and 1 abstention in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· the federal decree approving and implementing the agreement on the coordination of social security between Switzerland and the United Kingdom by 196 votes without opposition or abstention in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstention in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· the double taxation agreement with Ethiopia by 142 votes to 43 with 11 abstentions in the National Council, and by 43 votes to 1 with no abstentions in the Council of States;

πŸ‡§πŸ‡· modification of the double taxation agreement between Switzerland and Armenia by 143 votes against 37 and 16 abstentions in the National Council, and by 44 votes without opposition or abstentions in the Council of States;

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