Public Procurement reports Alexis Victoria Yeb’s companies won 14 contracts after being a senator

The General Directorate of Public Procurement (DGCP) reported on Tuesday that the companies Dronena, SA and Victoria Yeb SA, of the senator for the province María Trinidad Sánchez, Alexis Victoria Yeb, they were benefited with 14 contracts worth more than RD $ 1,720,375.08, after his inauguration as legislator of the Republic.

Through a statement, the institution specified that it will deepen the awards made in favor of the company name Cristalia Dominicana, SRL, of which the senator was a shareholder and representative until May 2020, which since August 16, 2020 to date has been the beneficiary of a total 118 awards through the Transactional Portal, 22 different purchase units, for a total awarded value of RD $ 472,877,736.60.

The document also indicates that as a result of his efforts, he has examined the case of Senator Alexis Victoria Yeb who is registered as a natural person and as a shareholder of the company names Victoria Yeb SA, Farmacia Santa Cruz, SRL and Grupo Farmacéutico Ama, EIRL

“As of the current date and after the analysis of the shareholding composition of each of these companies, In light of the senator’s political position, it has been determined that they cannot contract or be suppliers of the State and their records have been suspended.”, They indicated.

The senator has assured that none of his companies had benefited from state contracts after being a senator and went so far as to affirm that if this was proven, he would resign from the position that performs.

The note indicates that in view of the weaknesses to regulate the participation of legal persons, whose shareholding composition includes high-ranking officials, the preliminary draft of the general law on Public Procurement, presented to the Legal Consultancy of the Executive Branch, proposes to make a distinction between absolute and relative disabilities.

“Among the absolute disabilities, that is, people who will not be able to contract with any State institution, are all first and second level officials of the institutions subject to the scope of application of said rule, as well as legal persons within which said servers have social participation, regardless of the percentage of participation. Similarly, the relatives of the President and the Vice President of the Republic will have absolute inability to contract with the State, whether by consanguinity or affinity, up to the second degree, as well as the legal persons in which they have social participation ”, explained the governing body in a press release sent to the media.

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The entity reported that today it sent the senator a report of the awards won by its companies based on the information available in the records of State suppliers, database of the Electronic System of Purchases and Contracts, (SECCP), and information in records of public access such as the Chamber of Commerce and Production.

The report was issued at the request of the congressman and a copy was sent to the president of the Senate, Eduardo Estrella.

Full statement

Public Procurement submits report at the request of Senator Alexis Victoria Yeb

SANTO DOMINGO. -The General Directorate of Public Procurement (DGCP) sent this Tuesday to the senator for the province María Trinidad Sánchez, Alexis Victoria Yeb, a report of the awards won by their companies, based on the information that rests in the records of State suppliers, database of the Electronic Procurement and Contracting System (SECCP), and information in publicly accessible registries such as the Chamber of Commerce and Production.

The aforementioned report, the copy of which was also sent to the president of the Senate, Eduardo Estrella, was issued at the request of the congressman, who during the legislative session of November 2 publicly requested the DGCP a certification that would record the behavior of his companies in the SECCP, commonly known as Transactional Portal, after his swearing in as senator, on August 16, 2020.

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In a press release, the governing body recalled that access to information regarding purchases and contracts is open and public for all people, as enshrined in the principle of transparency and publicity, provided for in paragraph 3 of article 3 of Law 340-06 on Public Procurement and Contracting.

Similarly, the institution explained that the disqualification of a provider for being in the disability regime is a situation subject to constant change and without notice, since it occurs to the person, whether physical or legal, after a change in their occupational status or political, as is the case of Senator Victoria Yeb, who, because he is in the Prohibition Regime, provided for in numerals 1, 2 and 3 of Article 14 of Law No. 340-06 and its modifications, cannot replace the State .

In that order, the DGCP recalled that as a result of the change in government management and fulfilling its role of review and verification of the State Suppliers Registry (RPE), it issued circular No. DGCP-07-2020 for those officials who If they are in such a situation, they will voluntarily request the suspension of their registration within a period of 30 calendar days and, as a result of which 131 natural and legal persons were suspended, both ex officio and at the request of a party.

As a result of these efforts, the case of Senator Alexis Victoria Yeb has been examined, who is registered as a natural person and as a shareholder of the company names Victoria Yeb SA, Farmacia Santa Cruz, SRL and Grupo Farmacéutico Ama, EIRL As of the current date and After analyzing the shareholding composition of each of these companies, in light of the senator’s political position, it has been determined that they cannot contract or be suppliers of the State and their records have been suspended.

Additionally, and without prejudice to the foregoing, other commercial companies were identified such as Cristalia Dominicana SRL, JD Guerrero, SRL and Dronena SA, the latter being also suspended due to the fact that it was linked to Alexis Victoria Yeb, as this was the 100% of the shares of the company ACE Capital Investors, Inc., which in turn is the majority shareholder of Dronena, SA with 99.98% of the capital stock.

It should be noted that the companies Dronena, SA and Victoria Yeb SA benefited from 14 contracts for a total value of RD $ 1,720,375.08, after taking office as Senator of the Republic.

The institution also explained that it will deepen the awards made in favor of the company name Cristalia Dominicana, SRL, of which the senator was a shareholder and representative until May 2020, which since August 16, 2020 to date has been a beneficiary of a total of one hundred and eighteen (118) awards, through the Transactional Portal in twenty-two (22) different purchase units, for a total awarded value of RD $ 472,877,736.60.

The General Directorate of Public Procurement (DGCP) stated that, in view of the weaknesses to regulate the participation of legal persons, whose shareholding composition includes high-ranking officials, the draft General Law of Public Procurement, presented to the Consultancy Legal authority of the Executive Branch, it is proposed to make a distinction between absolute and relative disabilities.

“Among the absolute disabilities, that is, people who will not be able to contract with any State institution, are all first and second level officials of the institutions subject to the scope of application of said rule, as well as legal persons within which said servers have social participation, regardless of the percentage of participation. Similarly, the relatives of the President and the Vice President of the Republic will have absolute inability to contract with the State, whether by consanguinity or affinity, up to the second degree, as well as the legal persons in which they have social participation ”, explained the governing body in a press release sent to the media.

 

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