Check out the main points of the pension reform approved in first round

Eight amendments were withdrawn from the agenda or no longer be voted because they were damaged during the course.
14/07/2019 08h19 - Updated 15/07/2019 13h26

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Approved on Friday (12) night by the plenary of the House of Representatives, Social Security reform returned to the special committee to have the final draft second vote. After four hours of debate, MEPs adopted four amendments and highlights and rejected eight. Eight amendments were withdrawn from the agenda or no longer be voted because they were damaged during the course.

The first amendment adopted improved the calculation of pensions for widowers death or low-income widows and anticipated the increase in women's retirement from the private sector. Result according to the female caucus, the amendment was approved MASSIVE, by 344 votes to 132.

Also the result of agreement between the government parties, the Centrão and opposition, the second amendment adopted softened the rules for retirement of officers serving the Union. The amendment also had agreement between government and opposition to be approved.

A category, which includes federal police, federal highway police, legislative police, Civil Police of the Federal District and federal correctional officers and youth, You have a softer transition rule, You can retire to 53 years (men) e 52 years (women), provided they fulfill the toll 100% on the time left to retire.

MEPs adopted two other highlights. One keeps in 15 years the contribution period for male workers from the General Social Security Regime (RGPS). Men, However, only conquer entitled to full retirement with 40 years of contribution, Against 35 years of women's contribution.

The last highlight approved reduced the minimum age of retirement for teachers 55 years (men) e 52 years (women). Also the result of a partisan agreement, the highlight states that the reduction will apply to only those who meet 100% the toll on the time left to retire under the current rules.

The amended text by MEPs heads to the special committee, where you need to have the final version approved in second round. From there, back to the Plenary, to be voted from 6 August also in second round. At this stage, They can be made only suppressive amendments, Exiting text points.

Check out how the pension reform after the approval in the first round:

city ​​worker

Government proposal: Minimum Age 62 years for women and 65 years for men after the transition period, with a minimum contribution 25 years for both sexes, 10 years in public service and five years in office.
special commission: minimum ages kept, contribution period with 20 years for men and 15 for women.

Proposal approved in the first round: minimum ages kept, with a minimum contribution 15 years for men and women.

federal public servant

Government proposal: Minimum Age 62 years for women and 65 years for men after the transition period, with a minimum contribution 25 years for both sexes.

First version of the report: minimum ages and pensions parameters regulated by complementary law since the enactment of refoma.

Proposal approved in the first round: minimum age of retirement for federal public service will remain fixed in the Constitution, with other parameters set by law complementary since the enactment of the reform.

Transition Rule

Government proposal: the General Social Security Regime (RGPS), which covers workers in the private sector, the proposed amendment to the Constitution (PEC) It provides three transition rules for the private sector: point system for time of contribution and age, retirement contribution time for those who have at least 35 years of contribution (men) e 30 years (women) and toll 50% about the missing time under the current rules, from remaining after less than two years for retirement.

For Own Social Security System (RPPS), of public servants, the text provides a scoring system that would allow retirement from 61 years for men and 56 years for women. From 2022, the minimum age would rise to 62 years (men) e 57 years (women). In this case, However, the servers would receive a lower value. Public workers who went to 2003 They need to work 65 years (men) e 62 years (women) to be entitled to the completeness (last salary of the active) and parity (same salary adjustments of assets).

Proposal approved in the first round: text added a transition rule will be valid for both the public service and to the private sector. Workers more than two years of retirement will have a toll 100% about the missing time to be entitled to benefit, provided they have 60 years (men) e 57 years (women) e 35 years of contribution (men) e 30 years of contribution (women). In the case of public servants who came before 2003, the toll will entitle the completeness and parity.

Trigger on the minimum age

Government proposal: Constitution define an automatic trigger that would raise the minimum age of four years with the increase in life expectancy.

Proposal approved in the first round: rapporteur withdrew the adjustment mechanism. New changes the minimum age will have to demand change in the Constitution.

rural retirement

Government proposal: Minimum Age 60 years for the retirement of men and women, with 20 year contribution period for both sexes.

Proposal approved in the first round: theme taken from the special committee. If the current rules, with 55 years for women and 60 years for men, including miners and artisanal fishermen. Only minimal men to time contribution rises to 20 years, with maintaining 15 years for women.

teachers

Government proposal: Minimum Age 60 years of retirement age for men and women, with 30 years of contribution time.

First version of the report: Minimum Age 57 years for women and 60 years for men, with definition of new criteria for supplementary law. Rule applies to the pre-school teachers, primary and secondary.

special commission: teachers will completeness (retirement with the last salary of the active) and parity (same adjustments that workers active) to 57 years. Teachers only have those rights from 60 years, Toll 100% on the time left to retire. Highlighted that teachers withdraw the reform was rejected.

Proposal approved in the first round: minimum age of retirement for reduced 55 years (men) e 52 years (women), compliance with toll 100%. Benefit goes for federal teachers, the private sector and municipalities without pension scheme itself. Featured approved after agreement between government and opposition.

Capitalization

Government proposal: Constitution would come with authorization for supplementary law that set up the capitalization regime.

Proposal approved in the first round: theme taken before the release of the first version of the report by the commission.

Continued Benefit (BPC)

Government proposal: Low-income seniors would receive R $ 400 starting from 60 years, reaching a minimum wage only from the 70.

First version of the report: proposed withdrawal, maintenance of a minimum wage for poor elderly from 65 years.

Proposal approved in the first round: inclusion of measures to combat fraud in BPC, specifying in the Constitution of per capita family income of up to one quarter of the minimum wage from 65 years to be entitled to benefit.

Pension for death

Government proposal: death benefits begin in 60% of the contribution salary, increasing 10 percentage points per dependent to reach 100% for five or more dependents. Withdrawal of pension 100% for dependents with intellectual or mental disabilities. Only dependents with disabilities receive the maximum value.

First version of the report: keeps new calculation formula, but ensures pension of at least a minimum wage for beneficiaries with no other source of income in the family. Payment of 100% for recipients with invalid dependent (disability, intellectual or mental) and police-dependent and correctional officers killed by the Union assaults on service.

special commission: pension 100% for police and correctional officers of the Union shall be paid by death under any circumstances related to work, such as traffic accidents and occupational diseases, other points of the first version kept.

Proposal approved in the first round: ensures pension of at least a minimum wage for beneficiaries with no other source of income, removing the requirement for proof of income of other family members. Featured approved by agreement of the female bench.

salary bonuses

Government proposal: restricted payments to formal workers who earn the minimum wage, against two minimum wages currently paid.

Proposal approved in the first round: payments to low-income workers (to $ 1.364,43 in current values).

Family salary and allowance seclusion

Government proposal: payment restricted to beneficiaries with incomes of minimum wage.
proposal approved: payment to low-income people (to $ 1.364,43 in current values).

Calculation of benefits

Government proposal: equivalent benefit 60% average contributions throughout the working life, two percentage points per year exceed 20 years of contribution.

First version of the report: writing opened gap to exclude contributions "harmful to the calculation of the benefit", that could nullify the entire economy with the social security reform.
Second version of the report: clearer wording to remove gap and resume the original formula proposed by the government.

special commission: paragraph for inclusion in article 27 to eliminate failure that would worker who has contributed for more than 20 years, but with lower salary from the 21st year, win smaller retirement than insured person has contributed for only 20 years.

Proposal approved in the first round: Women Retirement value of the private sector begin to rise two percentage points per year in excess 15 years of contribution. Retirement men only begin to rise after 20 years of contribution. Change allows women receive retirement 100% with the average wage 35 years of contribution, five years earlier than men.

Readjustment Benefits

Government proposal: eliminated portion of the constitution that preserved the replacement of inflation losses.
Proposal approved in the first round: maintaining the adjustment of benefits for inflation.
Counting time

Government proposal: PEC failed to address issue.

Proposal approved in the first round: paragraph that prevents timing without the payment of contributions. Recently, the Federal Audit Court (TCU) It decided that judges may consider, the contribution period, year in exercising the law and did not contribute to Social Security.
States and municipalities

Government proposal: PEC would automatically servers to states and municipalities, without approval by local legislatures.

First version of the report: withdrawal states and municipalities the PEC, with the possibility of re-inclusion of local governments through amendment to the special committee or on the House.

Second version of the report: authorization for states and municipalities to increase temporarily the servers contribution rate to cover the shortfall in local pension schemes, without the need for approval of the local Legislative.

Proposal approved in the first round: permit withdrawn, all of Social Security reform points need to be approved by local legislatures to avail the states and municipalities.

Additional incorporation

Government proposal: PEC failed to address issue.

Proposal approved in the first round: extension to states and municipalities to incorporate the ban by additional position of trust or commission to the salary of servers, seal that exists at the federal level.

Accrual of benefits

Government proposal: limit for benefits buildup 100% the most valuable benefit, plus a percentage of the sum of the other, starting from additional 80% for a minimum wage and falling 0% above benefits of more than four minimum wages. medical, teachers, RPPS or the Armed Forces pensions are off limits because they have exceptions established by law.

Proposal approved in the first round: altered to 10% Additional benefits for up to four minimum wages, keeping the remaining points.

Labor benefits

Government proposal: ability to cover discount for Security on food stamps, vouchers and other employee benefits.

Proposal approved in the first round: retired topic.

Officers serving the Union

Government proposal: category (covering federal police, federal highway police, legislative police and federal correctional officers, among others) to retire 55 years old, with 30 years of contribution and 25 years of effective career, regardless of gender distinction.
Basic text of the special committee: According after attempts to reduce the minimum 52 years (women) e 53 years (men) for police and security officers at the federal level, the rapporteur has kept the original government proposal.

Proposal approved by the commission: especially reinstate conditions for differentiated category knocked down in the special commission.

Proposal approved in the first round: around the age of 53 years for men and 52 years for women for the police to fulfill 100% the toll on the time left to retire under the current rules. Featured approved after agreement between the ruling parties, the Centrão and opposition.

Military police and firefighters

Government proposal: the category would have the same rules of the Armed Forces, with 35 years of contribution, with timing in RGPS and possibility that police officers and firefighters in reserve work in civil activities.

special commission: prominent approval for military police retirement and fire remain under the responsibility of the states. Change category because benefits, in some states, they retire with less than 35 years of contribution, as proposed by the project which deals with the Security of the Armed Forces.
Proposal approved in the first round: Military police and firefighters remain out of retirement.

legalization

Government proposal: concentration, in Federal Court in Brasilia, lawsuits against pension reform..

Committee on Constitution and Justice: retired topic, after Centrão parties of questions, but with authorization for federal law authorizes trials in state courts when there is no Federal Court in the insured's home.

special commission: withdrawing authorization to judgments by state courts.

Proposal approved in the first round: Authorization trials in state courts restored by articulated amendment by the female caucus.

Judges Retirement

Government proposal: PEC failed to address issue.

proposal approved: withdrawal of the Constitution of the possibility of disciplinary punishment of mandatory retirement for judges and paragraph that prevents contribution of timing for judges who did not contribute to the pension plan while exercised advocacy.

Support Fund for Workers (FAT)

Government proposal: PEC failed to address issue.

First version of the report: transfer of 40% revenue from FAT to Social Security, equivalent to R $ 214 billion in ten years. Currently, these funds go to the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES).

special commission: Rapporteur gave up reallocate resources from BNDES after criticism from lawmakers and the economic team that change of destination would not improve the public accounts.

Proposal approved in the first round: retired topic.

Tribute to banks

Government proposal: PEC failed to address issue.

First version of the report: raising of 15% for 20% Social Contribution on Net Income (CSLL) financial institutions, resuming the rate in force from 2016 a 2018.

Second version of the report: retirada da B3 (former BM & F Bovespa) increasing taxation, lifting 15% for 17% the rate for credit unions.

Proposal approved in the first round: rapporteur restricts increase to medium and large banks. Other financial institutions will continue to pay 15% of CSLL. Change should yield around R $ 50 billion in ten years.

Exemption order for rural exporters

Government proposal: PEC failed to address issue.

Text-based: order of exemption from social security contribution 2,6% on the marketing of agricultural produce from rural exporters. Change would yield R $ 83,9 billion in a decade.

special commission: Featured approved to maintain the tax benefit. Highlights also withdrew lock that prevented debt relief from Funrural, contribution paid by the farmer to help fund retirement.

Source: Agency Brazil


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