Deputies approve constitutionality and Emergency PEC is put to a vote – Prime Time Zone

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The decision was made this Tuesday, 9th, by the score of 366 to 118 and will allow the federal government to pay new installments of the emergency aid in 2021

Najara Araujo / Chamber of DeputiesPEC was forwarded and will be voted on in the House in two rounds

A Chamber of Deputies approved the constitutionality of the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) 186/19, known as Emergency PEC. The decision was made this Tuesday, 9th, by the score of 366 a 118. PEC will allow the federal government to pay a emergency aid in 2021, with R $ 44 billion available outside the spending ceiling. In addition, the proposal imposes greater rigidity in the application of fiscal control measures, personnel expenses and also a reduction in financial incentives. The proposal was approved at the Senate last week and will now have its merit voted in the House in two rounds. According to the government, the new installments of the aid will be in the range of R $ 175 to R $ 375 for four months (March to June): For the single-parent family headed by a woman, the amount will be R $ 375; for a couple, R $ 250; and for men alone, R $ 175.