Deputies approve Supplementary Budget for 2021
Deputies approve Supplementary Budget for 2021

SANTO DOMINGO – The Chamber of Deputies approved in first reading the bill that modifies laws 237-20 and 166-2021, of General State Budget 2021 sent by the Executive Branch.

The president of the special commission, deputy Francisco Paulino, explained to the hemicycle that the supplementary budget deals with the economic growth of the collections caused by the economic opening.

“The other is a reclassification of expenses that could not be met in the different institutions or made and institutions that do need it for their realization were classified, that is the sum of 32 billion pesos and the increase in collections is approximately 63 billion pesos ”, Paulino specified.

He added that of that amount, 50 billion pesos are for payment of the debt of the excess collection that the government had in the government exercise.

Likewise, he explained that the remaining 32 billion pesos are from reclassification of expenses, for which he clarified that both items do not need financing.

The special commission that studied the Supplementary Budget was chaired by deputy Frank Paulino and will be made up of Rafaela Alburquerque, Mateo Espaillat, Miguel de los Santos, Omar Fernández, Ana María Peña, Héctor Ramírez, Sonia Agüero, Pedro Martínez, Tulio Jiménez, Félix Castillo, Jefry Grullón, Moisés Ayala, Lucrecia Leyba, Ramón Bueno, and José Santana Suriel.

Minute of silence

The Deputies observed a minute of silence for the death of former deputy Pedro María Chávez and extended to the memory of the sports narrator Tomás Troncoso.

The request was made by the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Alfredo Pacheco and by Nicolás López Rodríguez.

At the end of the session, the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Alfredo Pacheco, called for a session next Tuesday at 10 in the morning.

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