The text, proposed in February by deputy Juarez Costa (MDB-MT), intends to change part of the Forest Code.

Due to its location and environmental configuration, the state of Mato Grosso is subject to different rules from other important agricultural production regions in Brazil, under the Forest Code. The situation that could change, if a bill (337/22) is approved in the Chamber of Deputies, aims to remove the State from the Legal Amazon.

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