Annexation Legislation Database

A marked shift in Israel’s incremental annexation of the West Bank occurred during the 20th Knesset with the transition from de-facto annexation to de-jure annexation. This database consolidates all the bills and laws presented to the Knesset by members of Knesset which feature a characteristic or element pertaining to annexation. Israel is transforming itself into an apartheid state, in which two types of people live: Israeli citizens who have full rights, and Palestinian residents who lack political rights, as well as other rights.
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Annexation the Jordan Valley by Referendum Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5129
The bill determines that within six months of legislation, a referendum be held on annexing...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annulment of the Civil Administration Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5193
The military commander, who acts as sovereign in the West Bank delegated part of his...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Entire West Bank Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5105
The proposal seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Entire West Bank Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5104
The proposal seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Greater Jerusalem Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4386
This bill seeks to expand Jerusalem’s area of jurisdiction to include local councils and regional...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
20th Knesset
Annexation of Etzion Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3947
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annulment of the Council for Higher Education in the Territories Law
Proposal number: P/20/4824)
This law annuls the Council for Higher Education which operates in the West Bank and...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Expropriation (Regularization) Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3433
This law purports to retroactively authorize Israeli outposts and neighborhoods in the West Bank established...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedMerged with a differed proposal
Current statusMerged with a differed proposal
20th Knesset
Norm Law Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3046
The bill established that any law legislated by the Knesset will be legislated on the...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Expropriation law (Regularization Law)
Proposal number: P/20/3549
This law purports to retroactively authorize Israeli outposts and neighborhoods in the West Bank established...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Expropriation (Regularization) Monetary Compensation and Alternative Land Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3127
This law purports to retroactively authorize Israeli outposts and neighborhoods in the West Bank established...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedMerged with a differed proposal
Current statusMerged with a differed proposal
20th Knesset
Annexation of Settlements and Outposts Bill
Proposal number: P/20/2574
This bill proposes to apply Israeli law in full to the settlements and outposts in...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Norm Law Bill
Proposal number: P/20/1376
According to this bill, any law legislated by the Knesset will be legislated on the...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Ma'ale Adumim Bill
Proposal number: P/20/169
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Jordan Valley Bill
Proposal number: P/20/185
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Greater Hebron Bill
Proposal number: P/20/156
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Etzion Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/176
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Western Samaria Bill
Proposal number: P/20/182
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty to the area termed Western Samaria,...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Menashe Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/171
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Modi'in Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/260
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the heart of Samaria Bill
Proposal number: P/20/187
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Ariel Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/179
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Ma'ale Adumim Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3244
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
The Builder and Planter Bill
Proposal number: P/20/1958
This bill seeks to retroactively authorize illegal construction undertaken by Israeli settlers in the West...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Rights of Parties Holding Land (Prevention and Demolition of Outposts and Neighborhoods Established against the Law) Bill
Proposal number: P/20/1954
This bill establishes that the the military commander will expropriate (by way of military order)...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Application of Land, and the Planning and Building Laws to the West Bank Bill
Proposal number: P/20/2226
The bill seeks to apply to the West Bank the laws pertaining to land ordinance...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Expulsion of Terrorists and their Families to the Gaza Strip Bill
Proposal number: P/20/2827
The bill authorizes the Minister of Defense to order the expulsion of a individual who...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Encouragement of Capital Investments in Settlements Law (tax incentives)
Proposal number: G/1041/A Amendment 226 to the Income Tax Ordinance
The Law amends the Income Tax Ordinance so as to enable Israeli citizens – setters...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Application of the Israeli Planning and Building Laws to the Settlement of Ma'ale Adumim Bill
Proposal number: P/20/2886
 The bill asks to apply the planning and construction laws that apply in Israel to...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Application of the Israeli Planning and Building Laws to Ariel
Proposal number: P/20/3002
The bill seeks to apply the planning and construction laws that apply in Israel to...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Jordan Valley Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3598
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Encouragement of Investments in Renewable Energy Facilities Law
Proposal number: G/20/1076
This law is designed to encourage investments in facilities that produce electricity using renewable energy....
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Administrative Affairs Courts Law – Appropriation of HCJ authority
Proposal number: P/20/3861
The bill seeks to transfer jurisdiction from the High Court of Justice to the Administrative...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedMerged with a differed proposal
Current statusMerged with a differed proposal
20th Knesset
Prohibition of Discrimination based on Place of Residence – Amendments to the Prohibition of Discrimination in Products Law
Proposal number: P/20/2395
Amendment to the law prohibiting businesses from refusing services to Israeli settlements in the West...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Amendment of Basic Law: Referendum Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3935
This bill would amend the basic law requiring a referendum prior to withdrawing from territory...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Inclusion of Areas of the West Bank in the Negev Area for Tax Benefits Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4014
This bill seeks to apply the Negev Development Authority Law to areas that are not...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Jordan Valley Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4041
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Ariel Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4040
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Etzion Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4039
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Greater Jerusalem Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4158
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of Greater Jerusalem Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4109
This bill seeks to expand Jerusalem’s area of jurisdiction to include local councils and regional...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Amendment of the Boycott Law – Compensation without Requiring Proof of Damage
Proposal number: P/20/4555
The boycott law (legislated by the 19th Knesset) applies to calls to boycott products from...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedDeliberated in the Committee in preparation for a first reading
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Declaring Dead Sea Land as State Land Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4441
The proposal seeks to legislate that the land exposed by the Dead Sea’s receding shoreline...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promoted
Current statusRemoved from the agenda
20th Knesset
Settlement Division Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4920
The military commander holds the authority to administrate land in the West Bank and delegated...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved in the Committee to be brought for a first reading
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Jordan Valley Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4993
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annulment of the Council for Higher Education in the Territories Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5005
A previous version of the Annulment of the Council for Higher Education in the Territories...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Entire West Bank Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5158
The proposal seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annulment of the Jordanian Order Whereby Only a Registered Company May Purchase Land in the West Bank Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5253
This bill seeks to annul the Jordanian military order (and its amendment ordered by the...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Applying the Rights of Victims of Crimes Law to Military Courts Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5311
This bill seeks to apply the Rights of Victims of Crime Law to victims of...
Assuming the powers of the military commander of the Area
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Transferring Authority to Adjudicate Petitions Concerning the Territories from the HCJ to Administrative Affairs Courts Law
Proposal number: G/1222
This law transfers jurisdiction from the High Court of Justice to the Administrative Affairs Court...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Annulment of the Jordanian Order Whereby Only a Registered Company May Purchase Land in the West Bank Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5270
This bill seeks to annul the Jordanian military order (and its amendment by the military...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Jordan Valley and Northern Dead Sea Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5350
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Expropriation (Regularization) Compensation and Alternative Land Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3111
This law seeks to retroactively authorize Israeli outposts and neighborhoods in the West Bank established...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Expropriation (Regularization) Compensation and Alternative Land Bill
Proposal number: P/20/3460
This law seeks to retroactively authorize Israeli outposts and neighborhoods in the West Bank established...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Expropriation (Regularization) Bill
Proposal number: P/20/1973
This law purports to retroactively authorize Israeli outposts and neighborhoods in the West Bank established...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedMerged with a differed proposal
Current statusMerged with a differed proposal
20th Knesset
Transfer of Egg Quotas Law
Proposal number: G/1205
The law amends the Egg and Poultry Board Law to establish that the holder of...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Distribution of Revenue from Municipal Tax (arnona) Bill
Proposal number: P/20/4415
This bill seeks to amend the Municipal Corporations Ordinance to enable municipal and other revenue...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedPreparation for second and third readings
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
 Regularization Bill II
Proposal number:  P/20/5644
This bill seeks to anchor in legislation the completion of all “regularization” processes in outposts...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedDeliberated in the Committee in preparation for a first reading
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Criminal Register Law
Proposal number: G/1071
This law replaced the Criminal Register Law, which regulates the Israel Police’s administration of the...
Normalizing and blurring the Green Line
Status to which the bill was promotedApproved
Current statusApproved
20th Knesset
Declaration of Dead Sea Land as State Land Bill
Proposal number: P/20/5988
The proposal seeks to legislate that the land exposed by the Dead Sea’s receding shoreline...
Direct legislation by the Knesset on the occupied territory
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
20th Knesset
Annexation of the Settlements
Proposal number: P/21/387
The proposal seeks to apply Israeli law, jurisdiction and administration to the settlements, roads and...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
21st Knesset
Annexation of Ma'ale Adumim Bill
Proposal number: P/21/508
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
21st Knesset
Annexation of the West Bank
Proposal number: P/21/503
The proposal seeks to apply Israeli law and jurisdiction (“The State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
21st Knesset
Annexation of Etzion Bloc Bill
Proposal number: P/21/501
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
21st Knesset
Annexation of Ariel Area Bill
Proposal number: P/21/499
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
21st Knesset
Annexation of the Jordan Valley Bill
Proposal number: P/21/494
This bill seeks to apply Israeli law and sovereignty (“the State’s law, jurisdiction and administration”)...
Applying Israeli law and jurisdiction (sovereignty)
Status to which the bill was promotedPresented to the Knesset for a preliminary debate
Current statusThe legislative procedure stopped with the end of the Knesset term
21st Knesset