During the first hours of this Saturday, the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies was normally approved Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) Presidential Initiative to reform secondary laws so that the National Guard is in charge of the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena).,
The set of laws discussed were: the Organic Law of the Federal Public AdministrationThe national guard lawThe Organic Law of the Mexican Army and Air Force And this Armed Forces Promotion Act,
Each law was voted on separately, so the process took even longer.
The first, which is not reserved for the draft decree, the Organic Law of the Federal Public Administration, which was approved with 265 votes in favor and 221 votes in oppositionplus 2 abstinence.
Then came a second article relating to the National Guard legislation, which supported the changes. 267 votes and 222 against with abstinence.
Subsequently, it was approved 267 votes in favor and 220 votes in opposition With a refrain, in general, reform of the organic law of the Mexican Army and Air Force.
In connection with the reform of Article Fourth of the Law of Propaganda and Rewards of the Mexican Army and Air Force, he was approved by 458 votes in favor, 26 against And a refrain.
finally, with 265 votes for, 219 against And an abstinent, non-reserved temporary article was approved.
The vote took place after Morena and his allies (PT and PVEM) promoted this opinion. “immediate and clear resolution” So that it can be discussed from Friday night and thus bypassing the legislative processes.
After a pause, it was agreed to reduce the number of reservations, the removal of questions from the speaker, as well as the delineation of plenary, to speed up the discussion. This process ended around 2 in the morning.
And despite the opposition’s protest at 1:00 pm. started the discussion, However, on the proposal of the Blue and White Party, Each law was voted on separately,
In view of the fact that George Triana He recalled when AMLO positioned itself against armed forces carrying out public security functions. and told that It was a tragedy that Murray was defending,
and he insisted that No decree, circular or secondary law shall be above the Constitution., While representatives for Morena and allies defended the reform and denounced the opposition’s arguments.
Remember that on 31st August AMLO presented its initiative to the Chamber of DeputiesA day ahead, as it was reported that it would be dispatched on the first day of September.
was the initiative to modify Secondary law with which the National Guard depends operationally and administratively on Sedna in which the above laws stood out.
In this way, the federal government avoided discussing reform of the constitution and not getting it for approval.