In an extraordinary session held this Wednesday (08), councilors approved the project that authorizes the operation of artificial tanning establishments in the city of Rio de Janeiro. O PLC 126/2023 aims to do justice to a professional category that has been seeking recognition and regulation of the profession. The matter will return to the agenda in a second discussion.
Councilor Monica Benicio (PSOL), one of the authors of the PLC, argued that the commitment of professionals to recognize and regulate the profession was fundamental to voting on the agenda. “I heard the struggle of these women, who were organized and seeking to be recognized as the worthy workers that they are. Today the Chamber did justice, and I have great confidence that the project will be approved in the second discussion”, she stated.
In agreement with the parliamentarian’s speech, councilor Edson Santos (PT) added that the workers’ organization will serve as an example for other classes of society. “We rarely see people like these here in the Plenary Gallery. Noble and strong people fighting for the right to work is something we should admire and applaud. It was the strength of these people that made this project happen and it is extremely gratifying to witness and represent each of the citizens who are here,” he said.
Rio may have a protocol for alerting missing children and teenagers
With the aim of improving the alert procedure in cases of missing children and adolescents, the PL 808/2021 It was approved in the first discussion and will return to the agenda in the second vote. According to the project, immediately after registering the occurrence of disappearance of minors, the body that receives the primary notification will issue an alert about the case to the following recipients: local airport, road and railway facilities, transport companies, police stations and customer service points. public security bodies, juvenile court posts and travel agencies operating in these locations and specialized police stations.
Authored by councilor Dr. Gilberto (SD), the project also provides that, within a radius of 200 kilometers from the place of disappearance, the Federal Highway Police and Military Police posts will be notified to issue alerts to toll plazas, posts fuel stations, intercity, interstate and international bus stops and railway stations, in addition to radio stations, local newspapers and Internet providers.
It will be up to the electronic websites of public bodies in the city to send a missing person alert with the name and image of the missing child or adolescent, in addition to the following information: name, photograph or sketch of the missing person, indication of contact with the responsible police authority, telephone number, telephone numbers and email addresses capable of receiving information, and other information relevant to the identification and recovery of the missing person. For maximum effectiveness, the Public Authorities may sign agreements.
The following projects were also approved in the first discussion:
PL 1536/2022 – Amends Law No. 5711/2014, including the exclusive bus lanes – BRS – as taxi embarkation and disembarkation areas. Authors: Luiz Ramos Filho (PMN) and Waldir Brazão (no party);
PL 1790/2023 – Creates the paper recycling workshops program within the municipality’s public schools. Author: Wellington Dias (PDT);
PL 1981/2023 – Establishes the Municipal Mental Health Policy for Children and Adolescents – PMSMCA in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Author: Eliseu Kessler (PSD).