THE Chamber of Deputies approved on Thursday evening (26) the Bill of Law (PL) establishing the payment of a monthly allowance for self-employed and informal workers during the new pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19). The amount to be paid is R $ 600 for three months, which may be extended. The Project, authored by the deputy Eduardo Barbosa (PSDB / MG) and reported by Marcelo Aro (PP / MG), to be forwarded to the Senate, with no set date for voting.You will be entitled to the benefit: individual microentrepreneurs, individual contributors to the General Social Security Scheme or informal workers. These must be registered in the unique Registry for Social Programs of the Federal Government (Cadnico) with retroactive date to March 20, 2020. Women who are mothers or heads of household You will be entitled to two quotas of the benefit.
The initial intention of the government’s economic team was to fix aid in the amount of R $ 200, considered low by deputies. That Wednesday, the Ministry of Economy said it could increase to R $ 300. However, the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia (DEM / RJ), estimated that the value could reach R $ 500.
This afternoon, in an interview at the door of the Palace of Alvorada, the president of the republic Jair Bolsonaro (without party) he had already signaled that the aid could reach R $ 600.
Requirements for receiving emergency aid:
- people over 18;
- people who have no formal employment;
- people who do not have a social security or assistance benefit, are unemployed or have a federal income transfer program (except Bolsa Família);
- people whose per capita monthly income is up to half a minimum salary or the total monthly family income is up to three minimum wages;
- people who did not receive taxable income above R $ 28,559.70 in 2018.