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Convention abolishes the Senate and approves creation of the House of Regions

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This Wednesday, April 13, the Plenary of the Constitutional Convention approved the creation of the House of Regions, which would seek to replace the Senate. In this way, the proposal will be integrated into the draft of the eventual new Magna Carta. The text approved by the members of the Convention states that “the House of the...
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Convention abolishes the Senate and approves creation of the House of Regions

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Replacing the Senate: Constitutional Convention approves the creation of the “House of Regions”

This Wednesday, April 13, the Plenary of the Constitutional Convention approved the creation of the House of Regions, which would seek to replace the Senate. In this way, the proposal will be integrated into the draft of the eventual new Magna Carta. The text approved by the members of the Convention states that “the House of the...

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End of the Senate: Plenary of the Constitutional Convention approves the creation of the Chamber of Regions

Despite the fact that the Chamber approved the creation of the body, its powers can be re-negotiated in the Political System Committee, since it did not exceed the 2/3 filter. Likewise, and by only one vote, the paragraph that established that the “Congress of Deputies is a deliberative, joint, plurinational body representing the People was rejected. It exercises legislative power and other powers entrusted by the Constitution and the laws”.

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The Convention approved the abolishment of the Senate... But it could come back in the form of a “Chamber of Regions”

The key here is the powers that this “House of Regions” will have, because if in the end it has more or less the same powers as the current Senate, it could be called the “House of the Pepitos” and it would do the same. But if in the end it turns out to be a decorative camera to hide a camouflaged Unicamerality, it would be too risky for Democracy and serious thought should be given to voting REJECTION in the exit plebiscite. Because we repea…

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