New virus `` Emergency Declaration '' bill enabled in lower house March 12 16:53
In preparation for the further spread of the new coronavirus, a bill enabling an “Emergency Declaration” was passed at the lower house plenary session, and passed by the Liberal Democratic Party, the Komeito Party, the Constitutional Democratic Party, and many others. Sent to the Upper House.
A bill to allow the Prime Minister to make an `` Emergency Declaration '' and allow the prefectural governor to request or direct self-restraint or school closure, etc., in case the spread of the new coronavirus spreads further Was deliberated by the House of Representatives Cabinet Committee on November 11, and was approved by a majority in response to questions and votes.
In addition, the Commission shall, in the event of an emergency declaration, report to the Diet in advance and report the subsequent situation in a timely manner unless it is urgent and unavoidable. A supplementary resolution was passed with a majority in favor of giving consideration to those who are at a disadvantage.
The bill was voted at the lower house plenary session held on the afternoon of the 12th, passed by the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, the Constitutional Democratic Party, the National Democratic Party, the Japan Restoration Party, and many others, and sent to the Upper House. Was.