Committee on Claims and Petitions

    To which shall be referred all proposed legislations, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to the work of the committee, as follows:

    • Determination of the validity and amount of all claims brought against the Republic and to derive ways and means for the settlement of it;
    • Holding of hearings regarding claims;
    • Examination of petitions for annuity, pension, redness and relief for the common good;
    • Consideration of claims brought against private persons or private corporations and enterprises.