On September 30, the Chamber of Deputies approved, with 433 votes in favor and 22 against, the agreement of the Political Coordination Board (Jucopo in Spanish) with the integration of the committees of the Chamber in the Sixty-fifth Legislature. The agreement is already in force. Below you can find the composition of the committees of interest to your sector:
Finance and Public Credit Committee
It will be chaired by Representative Luis Armando Melgar Bravo (PVEM – ally of the ruling party). He has a Degree in Law from the Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master’s Degree in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick, England. Also, he was director of the National Commission of Foreign Investments of the Ministry of Economy and Industrial Development (SECOFI in Spanish) and was a member of the Treasury Committee in the Senate.
Within this space, the ruling coalition, composed of Morena (17 members), Partido Verde Ecologista de México (PVEM – 4 members) and Partido del Trabajo (PT – 3 members), will have a majority with 24 total members. On the other hand, the opposition will have 19 members in total, corresponding to Partido Acción Nacional (PAN – 10 members), Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI – 6 members), Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD – 1 member) and Movimiento Ciudadano (MC – 2 members).
Economy, Commerce and Competitiveness Committee
Its president will be Deputy Jorge Ernesto Inzunza Armas (PAN – Opposition). He has a degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana, and has been a member of the PAN State Committee in the State of Mexico. Also, he chaired the Economic, Industrial, Commercial and Mining Development Committee of the State of Mexico.
In this committee, the ruling coalition with Morena (14), PVEM (3) and PT (3), will have a majority of 20 total members. On the other hand, the opposition will have 16 members in total, corresponding to PAN (8), PRI (5), PRD (1) and MC (2).