the National Assembly adopts the text at second reading – RT in French
The bill transforming in particular the health pass into a vaccination pass was adopted at second reading by the National Assembly by 185 votes for, 69 against and 8 abstentions. The Senate will again consider the text.
The deputies adopted at second reading on the night of January 14 to 15 the controversial bill transforming the health pass into a vaccination pass. The debates must continue in the Senate.
Started on December 29 in committee, the marathon of this twelfth health emergency text since March 2020 will end on January 16 in the afternoon, with a final vote of the National Assembly, at the end of a chaotic course marked by hiccups, controversies and twists.
Started at 3 p.m. on January 14, the second reading of the text with the examination of nearly 450 amendments ended around 4 a.m. with adoption by 185 votes for, 69 against and 8 abstentions. , in an electric atmosphere.
After the resounding failure of a compromise with the Senate, the deputies worked on a version of the bill close to that voted the previous week at first reading, but with certain modifications, sometimes inspired by the examination in the Senate dominated by the right. For example, the vaccination pass will no longer apply to adolescents between 12 and 16 years old, who are still subject to the health pass.