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Indiana State Senate Passes anti-BDS Bill

Posted March 3, 2016 by Haaretz Bill prohibits state from dealings with any organizations that support BDS, placing Indiana ‘among vanguard of states that have publicly defended the Jewish State of Israel, local group says. The Indiana Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill approved 47-3 on Tuesday, with bipartisan backing, defines “the promotion of activities...

Indiana anti-BDS bill passes state Senate

Posted by By JTA 03/03/2016  23 Adar/5776 The Indiana Senate overwmingly approved a bill this week banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill approved 47-3 on Tuesday, with bipartisan backing, defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of “extraordinary circumstances” necessary under state law to mandate divestment from a company. The state...

Indiana House unanimously passes anti-BDS bill

Posted by Jewish Telegraphic Agency, January 29, 2016 The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill sent to the state’s Senate on Jan. 26 defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of “extraordinary circumstances” necessary under state law to mandate divestment from a company. It...

Indiana House passed 93-0 JAACI-initiated legislation bill

JAACI’s legislative efforts to combat anti-Israel forces continues forward.  On Monday, January 25, 2016, the Indiana House passed 93-0 JAACI-initiated legislation (bill #1378 ) that would block Indiana state pension funds from investing in pro-BDS entities.  Kudos to state legislators, particularly Speaker Brian Bosma, the primary sponsor of the bill.  Now on to the Senate to get this legislation passed into law!    

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