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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is beginning administrative steps to draft, outline and elaborate a legislative project to regulate artificial intelligence (AI) in the country. On Wednesday, the first commission of 18 jurists was held to study the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The bill, which will now be sent to the Chamber of Deputies, includes a provision in the National Policy on Blood Components and Hemoderivatives, and establishes penalties for noncompliance. Rapporteur Senator Humberto Costa highlighted the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the Chamber, deputies added a section that assigns to the federal government the duty to organize and supervise the protection and processing of personal data. The bill's rapporteur in the Senate, Simone Tebet,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian states recalculated in R$32 (US$6) billion the size of their collective losses under the bill that changes the way ICMS (a Value Added Tax on the transfer of goods) is charged to mitigate...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Senate on Tuesday, October 5, approved the creation of a memorial to honor the victims of Covid-19 in Brazil. According to the passed bill, the memorial should be erected outside the Senate, in remembrance...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate passed on Thursday, March 4th, a constitutional amendment letting the government extend emergency pandemic aid to poor Brazilians, while keeping costs within its spending cap. The government said it plans a monthly stipend...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate approved legislation on Tuesday, March 2nd, that will accelerate vaccine purchases for the country’s slow COVID-19 inoculation program and the proposal will now pass to President Jair Bolsonaro for his signature. The bill...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Congressman Arthur Lira (PP-AL), an ally of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, was elected president of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Brazil's Congress on Monday, February 1st, strengthening the standing of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate on Monday, February 1st, chose a lawmaker endorsed by President Jair Bolsonaro to head the upper chamber, giving the conservative leader a base among center-right politicians with whom he had once vowed...

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