Senate officials announced Tuesday that the House of Lords is ready to receive comments from sectors on the Legitimization of Illegal Profits Act, for which they have announced a socialization plan across departments across the country. In the meantime, the normative project will not be touched in the plenary session of the senators.
“Given the climate of vulnerability that has emerged, we are opening up the possibility of dialogue, conversation, reception and gathering of any requests, suggestions, doubts or questions that you may have about this law,” said Senate President Andrónico Rodríguez.
The President of the Senate indicated that any comment or doubt that sectors such as transportation, unions, small producers, medium-sized producers, business people may have.
The President of the Constitutional Commission, Virginia Velasco, detailed the schedule of visits for the Legal Socialization Departments: Monday 11 October, in Oruro, Tuesday 12th, in Chuquisaca, Thursday 14th, in Tarija, Friday 15th October. 18th in Beni, 19th in Pando and 21st in Potosí.
He said that the reasoned comments would be heard so that they could be answered by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
When asked whether there is a predisposition to change the law, Rodríguez said “of course” and reiterated the position of hearing the proposals.
The President of the Senate stated that the law in plenary will not be affected during this dialogue process.
“The truth is it is not discussed in plenary yet, but the committee continues to receive all doubts and questions and observations from all sectors, absolutely everyone, business people, medium, small, large, transport unions and everyone.” those who are currently in doubt because of the misinformation by some politicians, “he added.
Businesses and unions have already expressed opposition to the law because they believe it opens up the possibility of arbitrary scrutiny. Opposition politicians also expressed their rejection.