Wednesday, 19 July, the Knesset passed in a preliminary reading a bill on the punishment for men who use the services of prostitutes. 74 deputies voted for the bill. Voted against or refrained was not.
Law on the punishment of clients of prostitution: for and against. Comments
The bill, submitted by deputies of the Shuli Moalem-Refaeli («Bayt Yehudi») and Goldie galon (MERETZ) was approved along with a similar bill of the Deputy Aliz Lavi («Yesh Atid»).
The bills were put to vote after reaching the agreement, according to which the process of making laws continues only after the establishment of the Ministry of justice edition, which will support the government.