Mexico

Chamber of DeputiesSenate

Chamber of Deputies

Specialized body - Human rights

Committee for Human Rights
(September 2018)

About

Nature
Permanent

Members

Number of members
All MembersBelow 45 years of age
Total300
Men70
Women230
Political affiliation of members
Majority parties
15
Opposition parties
14
Independent
1

Chairperson(s)

Chair 1
Hugo Rafael Ruiz Lustre
Chairperson: Sex
Male
Date of birth
22 Aug 1965
Political affiliation
Majority
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Committee functions

Committee functions
Scrutinise the Executive’s policy for compatibility with human rights
Yes

Committee powers

The Committee has the power to:
Propose amendments to legislation
Yes
Introduce bills into Parliament
Yes

Committee working methods

The Committee:
Adopts an annual or longer-term work plan
Yes