In the night of Tuesday, February 13, at the Knesset plenary session, the deputies unanimously approved second and third readings of the bill to increase disability benefits.
In support of the bill said the 84 parliamentarians who took part in the vote.
Under the new law, the basic part of the disability benefits will be increased by 470-770 shekels a month.
After the first phase of increase March 1, 2018, the benefit will be 3.270 shekels a month. Starting in 2022, the allowance will be pegged to the average salary.