Public consultation begins on the reform of the Law of National Holidays

Public consultation begins on the reform of the Law of National Holidays

This Wednesday the National Assembly began the public consultation of the Reform Project of the National Holidays Lawwith which it seeks to claim and include dates of the events that marked the historical process of the Venezuelan homeland.

To carry out the public consultation throughout the national territory, a Mixed Commission was formed between the Permanent Commission for Comprehensive Social Development and the Permanent Commission for Culture and Recreation, informed Deputy Pedro Infante, referred to a press release by AN.

In accordance with the provisions of the Internal and Debate Regulations of the AN, the public consultation lasts 30 days.


With the purpose that all Venezuelans can participate in the consultation, Parliamentarian Pedro Infante, president of the Permanent Commission for Comprehensive Social Development, reported that an electronic form was created, which citizens can send their proposals for the reform of the law.

Likewise, for the consultation it is estimated that the faculties of history, economics and social sciences of the different houses of study will participate, as well as the National History Network.

Deployed this Friday and Saturday

The coordinator of the Cultural Heritage Subcommittee, deputy José Gregorio Colmenares, indicated that this Friday and Saturday the members of the Mixed Commission will be deployed by the different states of the national territory, to carry out the debate on the law.

On this occasion, the People’s Power, chroniclers, historians and universities may propose or suggest dates that they consider important and of greater relevance for the country.

Colmenares pointed out that they have as a proposal a dossier containing more than 40 national dates, which will be thoroughly evaluated by the commission.

popular participation

Popular participation is important for the reform of the law, as was considered by the deputy Gabriela Chacón, who urged all Venezuelans to participate and thus contribute to the definition of the national dates that must be included in the law, to strengthen even more the norm.

For his part, the president of the National History Center, Alexander Torres; the chronicler and historian of the Baruta municipality, Tulio Marín, and the chronicler of the Sucre municipality, Víctor Méndez, expressed that they will submit their suggestions in this regard to the web portal.

Approved on first discussion

On June 9, the National Assembly unanimously approved in the first discussion the National Holidays Law Reform Project, a rule that highlights the national identity and the formation of patriotic values ​​in girls and boys.

During the presentation of the project, in charge of the deputy Gabriela Chacón, it was learned that the current law, which dates from 1921 and has a single reform of 1971, establishes only April 19, June 24, as national holidays. on July 5, July 24 and October 12 of each year, refers to the parliament press release.

For the parliamentarians of the AN, this legal text must be assumed as an effort to continue sowing the true Venezuelan patriotic history.

Admitted on second discussion

On July 8, the president of the Permanent Commission for Culture and Recreation of the National Assembly (AN), deputy Cristóbal Jiménez, reported that the National Holidays Law Reform project was admitted to second discussion.

On that occasion, Jiménez stressed that different proposals received in the commission will be incorporated into the project.

“I would propose including February 4 in this project as a date that divides history and consolidates the starting point of the Bolivarian Revolution,” he stressed.

Lag in the laws of the country

On June 9, on the occasion of the approval in the first discussion of the Reform Project of the National Holidays Law, the president of the AN, deputy Jorge Rodríguez, reflected through his Instagram account about the lag in the country laws.

Rodríguez asked for a review and analysis of the laws in order to adapt the rules, and questioned the fact that the national dates are not properly referenced.

The deputy proposed at that time to adapt the Law of National Holidays to give importance to all the important historical events that occupy the imagination of the people. “To say that the history of Venezuela ended in 1971, is an atrocious thing,” he said.

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