Brazilian Deputies Pass Several Bills to Tackle Coronavirus

The Chamber passed the Remote Deliberation System bill, which permits virtual debates and votes, without physical presence in the legislative chambers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The plenary of the Chamber of Deputies passed, on Tuesday, March 17th, three bills aimed at tackling the Coronavirus pandemic. The issues are now under consideration in the Senate.

With few deputies in the plenary, the session was marked by the physical distance between the deputies, while several were wearing masks. The plenary session, which usually gathers legislators, advisors and journalists, is limited to deputies after a decision by the Presiding Committee to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the Chamber.

Among the bills passed is a ban on the export of medical, hospital and . . .

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