DECREE of 5 JUNE 2001 Establishing the Committee of the São Francisco River basin, located in the States of Minas Gerais, Goiás, Bahia, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe and in the Federal District, and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, section IV, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of law No. 9433, of 8 January 1997, and in law No. 9984 of July 17 2000, DECREES: Art. first Is the Committee of the São Francisco River Basin, collegial body, with regulatory, deliberative and advisory assignments, within the respective catchment area, linked to the national water resources Council? NCWR, pursuant to resolution of the NCWR nº 5, 10 April 2000.
Sole paragraph. The area of work of the Committee of the São Francisco River basin, domain of the Union River, located in the States of Minas Gerais, Goiás, Bahia, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe and in the Federal District, is defined by geographical boundaries of the watershed of the São Francisco River, bounded by drainage area with its mouth, leased, in scale 1:1,000,000, at coordinates 36° 24 ' West longitude and 10° 30 ' South latitude.
Art. 2 the San Francisco River basin will be composed of representatives: I? of the Union;
II. the States of Minas Gerais, Goiás, Bahia, Pernambuco, Alagoas and Sergipe;
III. the Federal District;
IV. the municipalities located, in whole or in part, in this basin;
V? the users of the waters of its area of operation; and VI? civil authorities of water resources with proven performance in this basin.
(1) the number of representatives, holders and alternates, each sector mentioned in this article, as well as the criteria for their selection and appointment, shall be fixed in the rules of procedure of the Committee.
(2) the process of choosing the members of the Committee will be public, with wide prior disclosure and.
Art. 3 the functioning of the Committee of the São Francisco River basin will be governed by its rules of procedure, in accordance with the provisions of law No. 9433, of 1997, and resolution of the NCWR paragraph 5, 2000.
Sole paragraph. The rules of procedure of the Committee shall be approved by its members and published in the Official Gazette.
Art. fourth meetings of the Committee shall be public, being summoned widely disseminated.
Art. 5 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasilia, 5 June 2001; 180 degrees of independence and 113 of the Republic.
FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO José Sarney Filho