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Federal Legislative Pact. Approval.

Original Language Title: Pacto Federal Legislativo. Aprobaci├│n.

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Law 27.054

Federal Legislative Pact. Approval. Sanctioned: December 03, 2014 Enacted in Fact: December 23, 2014

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc., are sanctioned by law:

Article 1-Approve the Federal Legislative Health Pact, which is an integral part of this law as Annex I.

ARTICLE 2 ┬░-Commune to the national executive branch.



BELOVED BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -Juan H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.

ANNEX I FEDERAL HEALTH LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Legislative Federal Pact Chapter I Creation Functions Article 1-Object. Create the Federal Legislative Council of Health (Cofelesa) as a deliberative body of political origin that will have as its object the articulation and promotion of common legislative policies in the field of health throughout the national territory. Article 2-Integration. The Cofelesa will be integrated with the members of the health commissions or their equivalent, whatever their name, of the Honorable Senate of the Nation, of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of the Nation, of each of the provincial and provincial legislatures. the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, be unicameral or bicameral. Article 3-Functions. The Cofelesa has the following functions: a) To study, advise and develop legislative projects in the field of health; b) Harmonize and promote the application of common laws regarding health throughout the national territory; and

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(c) To monitor and monitor the application of the laws relating to health. CHAPTER II Section I Bodies Art. 4-Organ. The bodies of the Cofelesa are: a) Assembly of the Cofelesa (assembly); and b) Table of Driving of the Cofelesa. Section II Authorities Art. 5-The Cofelesa driving table. It shall be composed of one (1) President, one (1) Vice-President, and one (1) Vice-President, 2nd, elected by the assembly of its members. Article 6-Secretariats. The President shall appoint, by agreement of the Assembly, four (4) Secretaries who shall accompany him in his duties for the duration of his term of office and shall carry out the activities of the Executive, Academic, Parliamentary and Parliamentary Interinstitutional Relations. The secretaries must be legislators with current or completed terms of office. Article 7-Meetings and quorum. The Cofelesa Board of Driving shall meet the frequency which it shall determine and its resolutions shall be adopted by a simple majority of those present. Article 8-Privileges. The following privileges are to be given to the Cofelesa driving table: a) Meet and enforce the rules governing the functioning of the Cofelesa; b) Request expert advice and information for the study, drafting of legislative projects, review and control of the application of laws relating to (c) Determine the place and date of assembly of the assembly; (d) appoint working committees for the development of the tasks and functions assigned to it by the assembly; (e) execute the resolutions of the assembly; (f) exercise the representation of the assembly; (g) Deciding the call for an extraordinary assembly in the event of a (h) To inform the assembly on the state of progress of the project process to be carried out by the Cofelesa in the various legislatures; (i) to carry out any other administrative act relevant to the achievement of the objectives of the Cofelesa. Section III Legislative Assembly of Health Art. 9th-Composition. Meetings. The Cofelesa assembly is made up of all members of the Cofelesa in accordance with Article 2. The assembly shall hold at least six (6) times a year, in different jurisdictions, at the place and date to be determined by the Cofelesa Board of Driving. Each jurisdiction will have two (2) votes. Article 10.-Presidency. The Presidency of the Assembly is held by the President of the Board of Driving of the Cofelesa. They will replace the Vice-Presidents 1st and 2nd by their order. Art. 11. They are the powers of the assembly: a) To deal with matters incorporated in the agenda; b) Approve the internal functioning of the Cofelesa; c) Approve the bills that the Cofelesa will push before the National Congress, the organs Provincial legislative and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Art. 12.-Guests. The Cofelesa's driving bodies may invite representatives of official bodies, private entities, civil society organisations and personalities of recognised trajectory and suitability linked to the field of health to participate in their meetings

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when the subject matter how to deal with it. Art. 13.-Lawmakers. Mandate fulfilled. Two (2) national, provincial and municipal legislators of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, with a completed mandate, which have integrated the Cofelesa, have the same rights and obligations as the members mentioned in Article 2. CHAPTER III Transitional provisions Art. 14.-Federal Legislative Pact. Ratification. The approval of this legislation constitutes a Federal Legislative Pact that must be ratified in an express way by the National Congress and by laws of each of the respective provincial legislatures and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Article 15-Failure to ratify. If the National Congress or provincial legislatures or the Legislature of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires will not ratify this pact within one (1) year of the date of approval of this legislation, its legislators will be able to participate in the assembly with a voice, but without a vote, until the requirement laid down in Article 14 is met. The deadline may be extended by decision of the assembly. The present Federal Legislative Pact of the Health of the Argentines is signed in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires to seven days of the month of August of the year two thousand nine.

Date of publication: 12/01/2015

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