The Chamber also approved by 120 votes with 8 abstentions (PTB) the bill allowing the granting of a state guarantee for certain credits in the framework of the fight against the consequences of the coronavirus. The total amount of guaranteed loans amounts to 50 billion euros in principal, divided between the banks on the basis of their market share in the loans concerned on 1 February 2020.
The Chamber also installed the special powers control commission. It will be chaired by Servais Verherstraeten (CD & amp; V). It will also have two vice-presidents: Eliane Tillieux (PS) and a member of the Ecolo-Groen group still to be appointed. The meetings will be held on Monday afternoon.