RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, July 13, the plenary of the House of Representatives approved the Proposal of Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) 1/22 after voting in two rounds. The text was unchanged from the one sent by the Senate on June 30 and is now being sent to the National Congress for enactment.
The PEC institutes a state of emergency in the country until the end of the year and allows for the expansion of social and economic benefits for the population.
R$41.3 billion (US$7.7 billion) is foreseen for the expansion of the . . .