The Chamber approved on Thursday (26), in its second virtual session, a project to help informal workers that provides a minimum income of R $ 600 per month during the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Deputy Marcelo Aro (PP-MG), rapporteur of the project that provides for the payment of emergency aid to the poorest (PL 9236/17), announced that, after talks with the government leader, Deputy Vitor Hugo (PSL-GO), the Executive agreed to increase the amount of each aid quota from R $ 500.00 to R $ 600.00 for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
The mayor, Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ), stated that the project that guarantees resources for Brazilians in a situation of social vulnerability and aims to provide predictability for the families that will be most impacted by the economic crisis caused by the covid-19.
In a note, the federal government stated that the amount proposed by President Jair Bolsonaro and Congress should benefit more than 24 million Brazilians. The measure will now go to the Federal Senate.
“It is another joint initiative between the Executive and the Legislative to minimize the social damage caused by the coronavirus and with the necessary legal security. It is a thorough demonstration of the good relationship between the two branches of government to find immediate solutions that afflict the Brazilian population”, states the note.