Text was approved in the 1st round by 64 votes in favor and 16 votes against; still missing highlights and the 2nd round
The Senate approved in the 1st round this Wednesday (7.Dec.2022), by 64 votes in favor and 16 against, the PEC (proposed amendment to the Constitution) that breaches the spending ceiling and has a fiscal impact of more than R$ 200 billion. The text was approved with few changes in relation to what went through the CCJ (Commission of Constitution and Justice). Read below how each senator and each party voted.
Senators still need to analyze highlights presented to dehydrate text. After the 2nd round, the PEC goes to the Chamber for analysis. However, it is already a significant victory for the government of the president-elect, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (PT). read the full of the approved opinion (242 KB).
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