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
Total270
Men40
Women230
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Political affiliation of members
Majority parties
11
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Opposition parties
16
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Independent
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Chairperson(s)

Chair 1
Nelly Minerva Carrasco Godinez
Chairperson: Sex
Female
Date of birth
16 Mar 1982
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