NATIONAL ELECTORAL CODE
Amend Law No. 19,945. Sanctioned: May 16, 2012 Enacted: June 7, 2012
The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc., are sanctioned by law:
ARTICLE 1-Incorporate as Article 18 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, the following:
Article 18: Registration of violators of the duty to vote. The National Electoral Chamber shall keep a record of the violators of the duty to vote as set out in Article 12. After each national election, he will produce a list by district, with the name, last name, and registration number of those who do not have a record of voting, who will bring to the attention of the Executive Branch. The provincial governments and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires will be able to ask the House for the list corresponding to the voters in their district.
ARTICLE 2-Amend article 34 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 34: Personnel of the security forces. Twenty-five (25) days before each election, the heads of the security forces shall communicate to the electoral judges that they correspond to the payroll of agents who are in return to their orders and the voting establishments to which they will be affected. The electoral judges shall incorporate the staff concerned to a supplementary register of one of the tables which are in such a place provided that they are entitled to vote for all the categories of the same. jurisdiction.
ARTICLE 3-Add to the first paragraph of Article 75 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments: The table authorities must appear on the list of the table for which they are appointed.
ARTICLE 4 °-Substitute Article 87 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 87: Inadmissibility of vote. No authority, nor even the electoral judge, may order the president of the bureau to admit the vote of a citizen who is not registered in the
ARTICLE 5-Substitute Article 95 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 95: Constancy of vote. The president will proceed to point out in the voter rolls of the voting table that the citizen has cast the vote, in the light of the prosecutors and the voter himself. The voter shall also be given a record of the vote that will contain the following data: date and type of election, full name and surname, number of D.N.I. of the voter and nomenclature of the table, which will be signed by the President at the place of effect. The format of such constancy shall be established in the regulations. Such constancy shall be sufficient for the purposes referred to in Articles 8, 125 and 127 second subparagraph.
ARTICLE 6-Substitute Article 125 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 125: Non-voting. Fifty ($50) pesos will be imposed on five hundred pesos ($500) to the voter who will cease to cast his ballot and will not be justified in the national electoral justice system within sixty (60) days of the election. Where the non-emission by any of the causals provided for in Article 12 is credited, a record of the effect shall be given. The infringer may not be appointed to perform public functions or jobs for three (3) years from the election. The district judge, if not the address of the offender to the date provided for in Article 25, shall communicate the justification or payment of the fine to the electoral judge where the voter was registered. It will be sufficient for the fine to be applied, the objective finding of the omission not justified. The proceedings and the judgments which arise in respect of the electors who do not consent to the application of the fine may include an offender or a group of offenders. The resolutions will be appealed to the national electoral justice.
ARTICLE 7-Substitute Article 126 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 126: Payment of the fine. The payment of the fine shall be credited by a record issued by the electoral judge, the secretary or the judge of peace. The infringer who does not oblong will not be able to make representations or formalities during one (1) year before the national, provincial, or municipal state bodies of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires or municipal. This period shall begin to run from the expiry of sixty (60) days laid down in the first paragraph of Article 125.
ARTICLE 8-Substitute Article 127 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 127: Constancy of administrative justification. Communication. The heads of the national, provincial, or municipal bodies of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires or municipal authorities shall issue a record, according to the model established by the regulations, which establishes the reason for the omission of the suffrage of the subordinates, clarifying when the same has been caused by acts of service by
legal provision, being sufficient evidence to have him as a non-offender. All employees of the national public administration, provincial, of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires or municipal government shall present to their immediate superiors the constancy of issuance of the vote, the day after the election, to permit the audit of the discharge of their duty to vote. If they do not do so, they will be suspended for up to six (6) months and in case of recidivism, they will be able to reach the guarantee. The bosses will in turn give an account to their superiors, in writing and immediately, of the omissions in which their subordinates have incurred. The omission or inaccuracy in such communications will also be sanctioned with suspension of up to six (6) months. From the constances they will issue, they will give the national electoral justice within ten (10) days of a national election. These communications will have to establish the name of the employee, last address listed in his document, class, constituency, section, circuit and table number on which he was to vote and cause for which he did not.
ARTICLE 9-Substitute Article 133 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 133: Public employees. Sanction. A fine of five hundred ($500) will be imposed on public employees who admit to their respective offices or offices until one (1) year after the expiry of the period laid down in Article 125, without requiring the filing of the proof of the vote, the corresponding justification or the record of the payment of the fine.
ARTICLE 10. -Replace Article 167 of Law 19,945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which shall be worded as follows:
Article 167: The Enrolling Book (Law 11.386), the Civic Book (Law 13,010) and the National Identity Document (D.N.I.), in any of its formats (Law 17,671) are enabling documents for the purposes of this law.
ARTICLE 11. -The second paragraph of Article 58, Article 74 (c) of Article 86 (2) and Article 96 of Law 19,945 (Law No 2135/83) and its amendments, and any other rule which is opposed to the present, are repealed.
ARTICLE 12. -Contact the National Executive Branch. GIVEN IN THE SESSION HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, AT THE SIXTEEN DAYS OF THE MONTH OF MAY OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWELVE. -REGISTERED UNDER NO. 26,744-JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -BEATRIZ ROJKES OF ALPEROVICH. -Juan H. Estrada. -Gervasio Bozzano.
Date of publication: 11/06/2012