Maya creates committee to review the project on privatization of Eletrobras

The committee shall 35 members and 35 alternates to be appointed by the parties.
20/02/2018 15h10 - Updated 20/02/2018 18h43

Deborah Brito -Agência Brazil

The president of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, determined to create a special committee to consider the bill that deals with the privatization of Eletrobras.

The committee shall 35 members and 35 alternates to be appointed by the parties. To chair the commission, Maia invited Mr Hugo Motta (MDB-PB). to rapporteur, was chosen deputy José Carlos Hallelujah (DEM-BA).

The approval of the project, for the sale of state shares, It is on the list of priorities that the government announced yesterday after suspending the processing of pension reform.

According to a spokesperson of José Carlos Hallelujah, the opinion it should be favorable to the privatization project. However, Members are complaints to the original version sent by the government and must make changes in the text. for Hallelujah, the project is much more focused on the issue of revenue than in the electricity sector problems.

Despite the strong resistance that matter still faces between parliamentarians of the governing coalition and the opposition, government forecast is that the project be voted by the end of April. Hallelujah should “crushing” regional issues, especially regarding the Rio São Francisco as a way to give some compensation to all exploitation in the river made the nine plants of state.

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