Ministers to vote on bill to stem Kadima rebellion

19.05.2012                      27.Ijar. 5772                    Behar-Beschukotai; Tag 42 des Omer

Knesset:

Ministers to vote on bill to stem Kadima rebellion

Bill which would deter MKs from breaking off from parties expected to pass ministerial vote.

Kadima's "Confinement Bill," which would deter rebel MKs from breaking off from the party, is expected to pass a ministerial vote on Sunday.
The bill was proposed by MK Yuval Zellner (Kadima), a staunch ally of party chairman and Vice Premier Shaul Mofaz, in order to cancel the so-called "Mofaz Law", which made seven the minimum number of MKs that can split from a faction, regardless of its size. The law is named after Mofaz due to rumors that he was leaving Kadima, though the legislation was opposed by its namesake….