What does the Constitution Committee do?

Constitution Committee of the Congress 2021-2022

The Constitution, Legislation, Justice and Regulation Committee of the Senate of Chile, corresponds to one of the permanent committees of the Senate of Chile, in which five senators formulate bills concerning the subject matter of the committee, in this case, the internal functioning policies of the National Congress, the Cabinet of State, the Judiciary, the internal procedures and legislation of the State, constitutional procedures, must ensure the proper functioning of the laws and respect for the Constitution, motions that are then presented in the plenary session of the Senate for approval or rejection by all senators.

This commission was formed in 1855 under the name of the Constitution and Legislation Commission, assuming the matters of Regulation in 1861. The issues related to Justice were not added to the committee until 1925, after the promulgation of the new Constitution, and the committee was then formed as it has remained until today.[citation needed][citation needed].

Constitutional Commission Congress 2021

Legislative Period1998 – 19991999 – 20002000 – 20012001 – 20022002 – 20032003 – 20042004 – 20052005 – 20062006 – 20072007 – 20082008 – 20092009 – 20102010 – 20112011 – 20122012 – 20132013 – 20142014 – 20152015 – 20162016 – 20172017 – 20182018 – 20192019 – 20202020 – 20212021 – 2022

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– Any -1998 – 19991999 – 20002000 – 20012001 – 20022002 – 20032003 – 20042004 – 20052005 – 20062006 – 20072007 – 20082008 – 20092009 – 20102010 – 20112011 – 20122012 – 20132013 – 20142014 – 20152015 – 20162016 – 20172017 – 20182018 – 20192019 – 2020202020 – 20212021 – 2022

Members of the Constitution Committee 2021

The Constitution, Legislation, Justice and Regulation Committee of the Senate of Chile is one of the standing committees of the Senate of Chile, in which five senators formulate bills concerning the subject matter of the committee, in this case, the internal functioning policies of the National Congress, the Cabinet of State, the Judiciary, the internal procedures and legislation of the State, constitutional procedures, must ensure the proper functioning of the laws and respect for the Constitution, motions that are then presented in the plenary session of the Senate for approval or rejection by all senators.

This commission was formed in 1855 under the name of the Constitution and Legislation Commission, assuming the matters of Regulation in 1861. The issues related to Justice were not added to the committee until 1925, after the promulgation of the new Constitution, and the committee was then formed as it has remained until today.[citation needed][citation needed].

Senate Constitution Committee

Composed of Twenty-two (22) members in the Senate, Twenty-one (21) Elected by the plenary and One (1) ex officio pursuant to Law 1909 of July 2018, Statute of the Opposition (Unelected Presidential Candidate), shall hear on: constitutional reform; statutory laws; territorial organization; regulations of control bodies; general rules on administrative contracting; notary and registry; structure and organization of the central national administration; of rights, guarantees and duties; legislative branch; strategies and policies for peace; intellectual property; variation of the residence of high national powers; ethnic affairs.

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What does the Constitution Committee do?
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