The president of the Constitutional Points Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, Juan Ramiro Robledo, from Morena, anticipated that the first opinions of the reforms of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will be done until Aprila few days before the end of the last regular session of the current legislature.
He explained that, although There are six or seven initiatives that will be of total consensus among all political parties, The 20 proposals will go to the open parliament forumsfor discussion and knowledge of all interested actors.
The legislator did not rule out that, due to the short time left for his opinion, discussion and vote –the ordinary period ends on April 30–, an extraordinary period of sessions is calledthe month has not yet been defined, due to the electoral process.
“There are six or seven, to begin with, that would be consensus, unless there is some rectification or that we add others in the following weeks, after having the first approaches with the other parliamentary groups,” he said.
These initiatives –he said– are those related to welfare, wages, pensions, health, water and housingof which, for the most part, They do not have a budgetary impactexcept for the pension for older adults.
There are other reforms that may have points of confluence, such as the one that seeks to establish preventive detention for certain crimes drug related, or that of animal protection, he specified.
However, all will go to open parliament, as well as consultation and discussion forums in the 32 states. There will be up to 300 meetings where opinions on all topics will be received and surely They will be outlined by those that have more matter for discussionhe estimated, that they are the electoral, the judicial and that of the National Guard.
“For example, the electoral reform is a political reform that, although it does not modify its nature or its structure, it is even the same facilities, the same budget, the same counselors, the INE would have a different name, more powers, it would absorb the OPLE, the local courts and it would be a single legal order on electoral matters for the entire country,” he commented.