The National Assembly adopted Tuesday, October 6 the bill of "
simplification of public action
" and its host of measures to facilitate the procedures of companies, individuals or the administration, including a new anti-squatting system.
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the squatters and the bad payers
The text was voted on at first reading by 332 votes against 113. The opposition had denounced during the debates a “
, the left contesting certain provisions deemed anti-green and the measure against squatters.
The Senate had already adopted a first version of the bill in March.
Elected officials from both chambers will now try to agree on a compromise text in a joint committee, failing which a second reading will be necessary.
Composite, this bill relates to the installation of wind turbines at sea, the status of agents of the National Forestry Office or the terms of registration for a driving license.
At the initiative of the majority, the deputies added a new device intended to facilitate the expulsion of squatters.
It plans to extend the notion of domicile, "
whether or not it is its main residence
Reaction to the Théoule-sur-Mer affair
Once the occupation has been discovered and the facts denounced to the police, the owner of the accommodation can seize the prefect who will have 48 hours to respond before giving notice to the squatter (s) to leave the premises.
The LREM deputies notably wanted to react to the occupation of the property of Théoule-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes) by a retired couple from Lyon, for nearly three weeks, from the second half of August .
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The Right to Housing collective (DAL) organized a rally last week in front of the Assembly to denounce an “
Another bone of contention with the left, measures to secure the carriers of industrial projects in the face of changes in regulations.
The opposition criticized a “
dismantling of environmental law
A second deliberation caused controversy on Friday evening, for works projects (water infrastructure ...) subject to an authorization procedure but not to an environmental assessment.
The government reintroduced an article which allows the prefect to choose between a public inquiry and a simple procedure for public participation by electronic means.
On the proposal of Jean-Baptiste Moreau (LREM), the parliamentarians also extended the experiment on the supervision of promotions and the threshold for resale at a loss for food products until April 15, 2023.