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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThis Thursday, January 15th, Latvian Saeima will gather for the first winter session of 2015. Officials plan to discuss 28 matters on the agenda.

The Saeima will also decide on the submission of several proposals from the Cabinet of Ministers to the Saeima for review. Among those proposals is a package of amendments aimed to introduce directives regarding deposit guarantee systems, as well effective solutions for problems of unstable or insolvent credit institutions.

Deputies will also decide whether or not to submit amendments to five laws to committees for review. These amendments mostly apply to the creation of an Internal Security Bureau by taking it from under Interior Ministry’s wing, as reported by Saeima press-service.

There are also amendments proposed by deputies in order to allow online systems in signature-gathering campaigns and maintain the current threshold of 30,000 signatures for the launch of referendums.

The Saeima will also decide on whether or not to submit deputies’ prepared amendments to the Constitution and the process of electing a new state president.

The government has also submitted amendments to Law on the Vehicle Operation Tax and Company Car Tax in order to accurately divide the competency of tax administrating institutions and reduce administrative burden.

Deputies will also decide on the submission of amendments to the Criminal Law to committees for review. These amendments are meant to change the order of recognition of crimes.

Amendments to four laws will be submitted to the Saeima for review. These particular amendments are aimed to put off the introduction of the criticized electronic monitoring.

The Saeima will also review amendments to the Military Service Law in the second reading. These amendments will apply to soldiers’ career planning, length of service and training.

Deputies will also review amendments submitted for the second reading for the Information Technologies Security Law. These amendments are necessary in order for the Cabinet of Ministers to develop requirements for information and communication security for state and municipal institutions.

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