Chamber approves basic text of the Railways Bill

The highlights presented by the parties will be analyzed today

Published in 14/12/2021 - 08:02 By Agência Brasil* - Brasília

The Chamber of Deputies approved, in a symbolic vote, the basic text of Bill 3754/21, of the Senate, which creates the Railways Law. The project was analyzed in a plenary session held this Monday night (13).

Deputy Zé Vitor (PL-MG), rapporteur of the bill, gave a favorable opinion and recommended the approval of the text without changes.

The highlights presented by the parties, aiming to change parts of the text, will be analyzed today (14).

The bill allows the Union to authorize the exploitation of rail transport services by the private sector instead of using the concession or permit. The term of the contract can be from 25 to 99 years, renewable.

*With information from the news agency Câmara de Notícias

Text translated using artificial intelligence.

Edition: Aécio Amado

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