Law No. 24.521. Modification.

Original Language Title: Ley N° 24.521. Modificación.

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LAW of effective implementation of the State than in law of effective implementation of the responsibility of the State at the level of higher education law 27204 law No. 24.521. Modification. Adopted: 28 October 2015 promulgated: November 09, 2015 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. sanctioned with force of law: law of implementation effective liability of State on the level of education SUPERIOR article 1 - replace article 1 of law 24.521, colleges, by the following: article 1: fall within the present law universities and authorized private, State, or university institutes and institutes of higher education of national jurisdiction provincial or city Autónoma de Buenos Aires, State or private, management all of which form a part of the national educational system, regulated by law 26.206 - national education law-. The national State, the provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires, have main and non-delegable responsibility for higher education, in both education and knowledge is a public good and a personal and social human right within the framework established by the law, 26.206.
Article 2 °-replace is the article 2 ° of it law 24.521, by the following: article 2 °: the State national is the responsible of provide the financing, the supervision and control of the universities national, as well as the supervision and control of them universities private. The provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires are responsible for providing the financing, supervision and inspection of the institutes of higher education of State management and the provincial universities, if any them, within their respective jurisdiction. The provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires are responsible for the supervision, control and, in cases that correspond, the grant of the institutes of higher education of private management in their respective jurisdiction. Main and non-delegable responsibility of the national State, the provinces and the city of Buenos Aires, on higher education, involves: a) guarantee the equality of opportunities and conditions in access, retention, graduation and discharge in the different alternatives and educational trajectories of the level for all who require it and fulfil the legal conditions in this law; b) provide equitably, in State-run higher education, scholarships, appropriate conditions of infrastructure and technological resources suitable for all those who suffer economic deprivation verifiable; (c) promote inclusive education policies that equally recognize the different identities of gender and multicultural and intercultural; processes d) establish measures to match the opportunities and possibilities of people with permanent or temporary disabilities; (e) establish mechanisms and specific processes of articulation between human, material, curriculum and outreach components of the level and with the rest of the national education system, as well as effective international integration with other educational systems, in particular with those of Mercosur and Latin America; f) promote forms of organization and democratic processes; (g) link practices and knowledge from of different areas social that boost it construction and appropriation of the knowledge in the resolution of problems associated to them needs of the population, as a condition constituent of them reaches instituted in it Law 26.206 of education national (title VI, the quality of it education, chapter I, "provisions General", article 84).
Article 3 - merge as article 2 bis, law 24.521, the following: article 2 bis: graduate studies in higher education in State-run institutions are free and involve the prohibition of establishing them any kind of assessment, fee, tax, tariff, or rate direct or indirect. Higher education in State-run institutions be prohibited sign agreements or arrangements with other States, institutions or public or private, national and international organizations that involve offering education as a lucrative service or to encourage forms of commodification.
Article 4 - Replace article 7 of the law 24.521, by the following: article 7: all persons who pass the secondary education can enter free and unrestricted way to teaching degree at the level of higher education. Exceptionally, the greater of twenty-five (25) years which do not fulfil that condition, can enter whenever they demonstrate, through evaluations providing provinces, the autonomous city of Buenos Aires or universities in their case, they have preparation or work experience consistent with studies that are proposed to start, as well as skills and knowledge to pursue them successfully. This income must be complemented by processes that each higher education institution should be, but in no case must have a selective exclusionary or discriminatory character leveling and professional and vocational orientation.
Article 5 °-replace is the article 50 of the law 24.521, by the following: article 50: each institution University national dictate standards on regularity in those studies that establish them conditions academic enforceable.
Article 6 - replace article 58 of law 24.521, by the following: article 58: the contribution of the national State for University State-run higher education institutions cannot be diminished or replaced in any case through additional resources from other sources not included in the annual budget of the national public administration.
Article 7 °-replace is the article 59 of the law 24.521, by the following: article 59: the institutions University national have autarky financial that exercise within the regime of the law 24.156, of Administration financial and systems of control of the sector public national. In this context corresponds to such institutions: to) manage their assets and approve its budget. Unused resources at the end of each financial year will be automatically transferred to the next; (b) set their regime wage and of administration of staff; (c) may enact rules relating to the generation of additional resources to the contributions of the National Treasury, through the sale of goods, products, rights or services, subsidies, contributions, inheritance, rights or fees for the services provided, as well as all other resource that could correspond to them by any title or activity. Them resources additional that provinieren of contributions must allocate is primarily to scholarships, loans, subsidies or credits or other type of helps student and support teaching; These additional resources may not be used to finance current expenditure. Scholarships, loans or other aid systems are primarily intended for those students who, for economic reasons, could not access or continuing university studies, in a way such that no one be unable for that reason to pursue such studies; d) guarantee the normal development of its healthcare units, assuring the decentralised management of funds that they generate, with according to the rules that dictate their top tips and the legislation in force; (e) constitute legal entities of public law or private, or participate in them, not requiring adopt a different legal form to access the benefits of the law 23.877, of promotion and development of technological innovation; f) applying the general regime of contracts, liability and management of real estate, with the exceptions established regulations. The rector and the members of the Superior Council of the national university institutions will be responsible for its management according to their participation, and must respond in the terms and with the scope provided for in articles 130 and 131 of 24.156 law. In any case the national State be liable for the obligations assumed by the universities that import a prejudice to the National Treasury.
Article 8 - merge as article 59 bis Law 24.521, the following: article 59 bis: external administrative control of higher education institutions of State management is direct and non-delegable responsibility of the General audit of the nation that, for such purposes, will have a specific area with the human and material resources adequate to carry out this task. All higher education university institutions of State management should generate internal audit mechanisms that ensure transparency in the use of assets and resources.
Article 9 - communicate to the national executive power. given in the room of session of the Argentine Congress in BUENOS AIRES, to twenty-eight days of the month of October in the year two thousand and fifteen.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 27204 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -John H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.

Date of publication: 11/11/2015