The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:ARTICLE 1 Amend article 22, subparagraph (a), second paragraph, of Act 22.431, as set out in Act No. 24.314, which reads as follows:
The land-based collective transport companies subject to the national authority ' s counter-lord shall transport persons with disabilities free of charge on the journey between their homes and any destination to which they are required for family, care, educational, labour or other reasons which tend to favour their full social integration. The regulation shall establish the comforts to be accorded to them, the characteristics of the passes to be displayed and the penalties applicable to the carriers in the event of non-observance of this rule. The franchise will be extended to a companion in case of documented need.
The remainder of subparagraph (a) of the said rule maintains its current wording.ARTICLE 2 Amend article 27 of Law 22,431 as drafted by Law 24,314 in its final paragraph, which reads as follows:
The provinces and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires will also be invited to adhere and/or incorporate in their respective regulations the contents of articles 20, 21 and 22 of the present.Article 3 Replace in articles 3 and 9 of Law 22.431 the expression "Secretariat of State of Public Health" by "Ministry of Health of the Nation". ARTICLE 4 Replace in Articles 5, 6 and 7 of Law No. 22,431 the expression "Ministry of Social Welfare of the Nation" by "Ministry of Social Development and Environment of the Nation". ARTICLE 5o Article 13 reads: "Ministry of Culture and Education" by "Ministry of Education of the Nation". ARTICLE 6 Delete in Articles 6°, 8° and 11 of Law 22.431 the expression "Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires". ARTICLE 7 Contact the Executive.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO A DAY OF THE MONTH OF AUGUST OF THE YEAR DOS MIL DOS.
EDUARDO O. CHANGE. . JUAN C. MAQUEDA. . Juan Estrada. . Juan C. Oyarzún.