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Senate`s Commission votes on the name of the new Advocate-General

senador Ricardo Ferraço - foto Marcos Oliveira/Agência Senado

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The Constitution, Justice and Citizenship Commission (CCJ) is scheduled for Wednesday (15), starting at 10 am, it is proposed to amend the Constitution to determine the name of the nominee for Attorney General of the Union (AGU) Is presented to the Senate.

The election is now an exclusive task of the president. As the proposal (Project 125/2015), the process would begin with the presentation of the Attorney General of the Union, a brief list to be presented to the Presidency ..

The name chosen by the President from the triple list will then be submitted to Senate scrutiny. To be held in the office and to serve a two-year term, indicated that it must be approved by an absolute majority of senators.

The project was presented by Senator Ricardo Ferraço (PSDB-ES) and has the favorable vote of the rapporteur, Senator José Marañón (PMDB-PB), who presented an amendment that provides for the possibility of renewal.

The text also states that the dismissal of the Attorney General of the Union, the initiative of the president would also depend on the approval of the majority of the Senate.