Brazilian Senate President Considering Vote on Welfare Reform Next Week

After the Justice and Constitution Committee (CCJ) approved the base text of the PEC on September 4th, the proposal proceeds to the full Senate, where it will run the gamut of five discussion sessions before the first round vote. The vote in the second round is scheduled for October 10th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senate President, Davi Alcolumbre, is working on the feasibility of a plenary vote on the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) of the Social Welfare Reform on Wednesday next week, September 11th.

"There is some disagreement over deadlines, but if there is no objection from party leaders or political parties, we will try to set it for Wednesday next week, in the first round. If the understanding and the agreement does . . .

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