The Congress Bill 035/2018, which establishes Yellow July, on the implementation of annual actions against Viral Hepatitis, passed by Senate last Wednesday (12/19).

Sponsored by the congressman Marcos Reategui (PSC/AP), who also is the coordinator of the Parliamentarian Front against Viral Hepatitis, the Bill is awaited to be discussed at the Plenary since July 25.

In the beginning of December, the president of FOAESP, Rodrigo Pinheiro, reinforced among the Workers Party (PT) leadership in Senate, the request to put the bill forward on daily agenda.

Addressed from the Senate Secretariat to Minister Chief of Staff and the President of Republic on December 20, the bill must be enacted into law by the end of this year, after presidential approval.