With the presence
of the Secretaries of Economy (SE, in Spanish), the Public Service (SFP, in
Spanish) and the Head of the Federal Commission of Regulatory Improvement
(COFEMER, in Spanish); Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Virgilio Andrade Martínez
and Mario Gutiérrez Emilio Caballero, respectively, it was conducted the
Seventeenth Ordinary Session of the Federal Council for the Regulatory
Improvement, in which the progress of the implementation of the Decree
establishing the Comprehensive Strategy of Regulatory Improvement of the
Federal Government and of Simplification of Procedures and Services, were
the proposals of the programs of Regulatory Improvement for 2015 - 2016,
containing measures to improve the laws, regulations, decrees and other
administrative acts of the Federal Government which generate costs of
In addition, as a
result of a strategy of simplification proposed by the COFEMER in order to
reduce the regulatory burden of the procedures, 2,148 actions have been
proposed to simplify the procedures and services of the Federal Public
Administration (APF, in Spanish).
Also, among the
recent actions implemented by the COFEMER to further promoting the ongoing
dialogue with all the relevant actors, are two forums of Public Consultation
where were collected some proposals on regulations and procedures carried out
by representatives of chambers and business associations, international
organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions,
representatives of the states and municipalities, and public officials of the
Federal Public Administration. Based on the Public Consultation and the opinion
of the COFEMER, the dependencies and decentralized bodies will present their final
programs next June 26, 2015.
In order to
contribute to the consolidation of the regulatory improvement and the ease of
doing business in the states and municipalities of Mexico, COFEMER designed six
programs of public policy: MIR sub national, SIMPLIFICA, SARE-PROSARE, MEJORA
(written in Spanish acronyms) and Building Permits, as well as the boost to the
commercial oral trials throughout the Mexican Republic.
In this session of
the Council, it also were monitored the Presidential instructions to improve
the daily justice in the country and promote the National Housing Policy. In
terms of daily justice, the Economics Research and Teaching Center (CIDE, in
Spanish) presented to the Federal Executive 217 recommendations and 20 actions
to improve the judicial process.
resolutions of the Board, it was authorized that the Secretary of the Public
Service (SFP, in Spanish), in coordination with COFEMER, will give a timely
follow to the simplification of procedures as an element to strengthen the
National Single Window for the Procedures and Information of the Government.
About the Federal
Council of Regulatory Improvement:
In accordance with
Article 69-F of the Federal Law of Administrative Procedure, the Federal
Council of Regulatory Improvement is an advisory body and link which the
public, social and private sectors are involved in order to seek the views of
those sectors on regulatory improvement.
Villarreal, Secretary of Economy, is the Chairman of the Board; Virgilio
Andrade Martínez, Secretary for the Public Service, Vice President; and Mario
Emilio Gutiérrez Caballero, Director General of COFEMER, is Technical Secretary
of the Council.