Constitutional Amendment No. 76 Of November 28, 2013

Original Language Title: Emenda Constitucional nº 76, de 28 de novembro de 2013

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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT # 76

Altera o § 2º of the art. 55 and the § 4º of the art. 66 of the Federal Constitution, to abolish the secret ballot in the cases of loss of mandate of Deputy or Senator and of veto appreciation.

The Tables of the Chamber of Deputies and the Federal Senate, pursuant to § 3º of the art. 60 of the Federal Constitution, promulgates the following Amendment to the constitutional text:

Art. 1º The arts. 55 and 66 of the Federal Constitution pass vigorously with the following changes:

" Art. 55. .................................................................................................................

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§ 2º In the cases of incisos I, II and VI, the loss of the mandate will be decided by the House of Deputies or by the Federal Senate, by an absolute majority, upon provocation by the respective Bureau or political party represented in the National Congress, ensured broad defence.

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" Art. 66. ........................................................................................................

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§ 4º The veto will be enjoyed in joint session, within thirty days of its receipt, only may be rejected by the vote of the absolute majority of the Deputies and Senators.

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Art. 2º This Constitutional Amendment shall enter into force on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, on November 28, 2013

Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies Assemblyman HENRIQUE EDUARDO ALVES Chairman Mr Marcio Bittar 1º Secretary Member SIMÃO SESSIM 2º Secretary GONZAGA PATRIOTA 1º Suplente Assemblyman VITOR PENIDO 3º Suplent Assemblyman TAKAYAMA 4º Suplent

Federal Senate Bureau Senator RENAN CALHEIROS President Senator JORGE VIANA 1º Vice President Senator FLEXA RIBEIRO 1º Secretary Senator CIRO NOGUEIRA 3º Secretary Senator JOÃO VICENTE CLAUDINO 4º Secretary Senator CASILDO MALDANER 4º Supplier