The National Congress meets next Thursday (14) to consider the president's veto. According to the head of government, Senator Randolfe Rodrigues (Rede-AP), all vetoes blocking the agenda will be ready for consideration during the session. Two more sessions of Congress should be held next week, during which voting on the budget proposal for 2024 and other related issues will end.

— We have almost 40 vetoes, time frames, guarantee frameworks, Carf, fiscal frameworks, there is a veto until 2010. The idea is to consider these vetoes now and possible gold [projetos de lei do Congresso Nacional] pending analysis by the CMO [Comissão Mista de Orçamento]. The dismissal will be vetoed next week [da folha de pagamentos de 17 áreas da economia]the act on budget guidelines, the multi-annual plan for 2024-2027 and the draft of next year's budget act – he said.

Among the vetoes that will be voted on next Thursday, Randolfe highlighted the one regarding the time frame for indigenous lands included in the bill vetoed in its entirety by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

— We are building a procedural agreement with the Parliamentary Front of Agriculture. The government's position is to support the veto, but it is extensive. There are certain aspects that we want to evaluate in the vote, although the main theme will be evaluated in a nominal vote, he explained.

Randolfe reiterated that the veto on the exemption should only be considered next week, depending on the proposal on this matter that will be presented by the Ministry of Finance in the coming days and which will be taken into account by way of an interim measure.

— We are waiting for the Ministry of Finance's response on this matter. The proposal will meet the expectations of various sectors. Minister Haddad is ready for this construction, he said.


Last week, the CMO approved the interim report on the 2024 Annual Appropriation Bill (LOA) (PLN 29/2023). So far, eight sector reports have been voted on in the thematic areas of the budget: Education and Culture; Integration, Regional Development and Environment; Tourism; Sport; Women and human rights; Finance, planning, industry and commerce; Work and pensions; and state powers and representation.

Voting on sector reports should end by next Thursday (14). The general budget report is due to be published between December 15 and 17. The vote on the report at the CMO is scheduled for 20 this month. 21 this year the matter should be put to a vote at the Plenary Assembly of the National Congress, which will be held on 23 this year. will end the parliamentary break.

Agência Senado (reproduction authorized based on the quote from Agência Senado)



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