The president of Congress, Mirtha Vasquez, rejected the order you received this friday so that the legislature that concluded that same July 16 would be extended until the 22nd of this month, considering that this approach did not comply with the requirements established by the regulations of this power of the State.
In a statement published on Saturday on social networks and signed by the Presidency of Congress, it is recalled that article 49 of the aforementioned regulation establishes that the convocation of the legislature can be extended as long as it meets two requirements: contain a fixed agenda and be signed by 66 congressmen.
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“It is noted that the application submitted it does not comply with the requirement of establishing a ‘fixed agenda’ that allows the call to be expanded. It is proposed to treat observed initiatives for a ‘possible insistence’, which is an indeterminate aspect. In addition, it is proposed to ‘verify the pending cases in the Subcommittee on Constitutional Accusations’, which it’s it is not an agenda item for the plenary session “, points to the document.
It was also considered that the necessary signatures were not reached since the request contained handwritten signatures of 59 legislators, and a photocopy of 11 accession documents digitally signed by about 11 congressmen.
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“(Having attached) a photocopy of the documents of adhesion to the application signed in person, prevents verifying compliance with the numerical requirement demanded by the regulatory standard “, evaluated the head of Congress.
This morning, Mirtha Vásquez had estimated that she would respond to this request in a matter of hours when consulted about the document sent to her office on Friday night, signed by seven of the eleven benches that make up the Legislative Power and that ask to extend the fourth legislature to to be able to review specific points such as laws observed by the Executive and pending cases in the Subcommittee on Constitutional Accusations.
“We are verifying the signatures, that they comply with the corresponding signatures, and that they meet the requirements because, according to the Regulations of Congress, if the legislature is expanded, it has to be with a specific, defined agenda “, precise.
The plenary session of Congress held the last session called for its last legislature on Friday, July 16, in which it approved various initiatives as a rule to guarantee access to the collection of the return of contributions from the Fonavi, as well as a modification to the Procedural Code Criminal to restrict the effective collaboration process.
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