Read the untranslated law here: https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/#!DetalleNorma/10204693/20160703
CODE ELECTORAL national code ELECTORAL national law 26.744 amending the law No. 19.945. Passed: May 16 2012 promulgated: 7 June 2012 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. sanction with force of law: article 1 °-incorporate is as article 18 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135 / 83) and their amended, the following: article 18: registration of offenders to the duty of voting. The National Electoral Chamber shall keep a register of offenders to the duty to vote laid down in article 12. After each national election, prepare a list by district, with name and registration of those who don't have proof of voting, which will put to the attention of the Executive branch. Of the autonomous city of Buenos Aires and provincial governments may apply to the camera list corresponding to the voters of his district.
Article 2 ° - amending article 34 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 34: personnel of security forces. Twenty-five (25) days before each election, the heads of the security forces shall notify electoral judges that match the list of agents that they shall take to their orders and settlements of voting to those who will be affected. Electoral judges join the staff affected to a registry complementary to one of the tables that are in such a place whenever by domiciled in the electoral roll needed vote for all the categories of the same jurisdiction.
Article 3 ° - added after the first paragraph of article 75 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its modifications: the authorities of table must appear on the register of the table for which they are appointed.
Article 4 ° - replaced article 87 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 87: inadmissibility of the vote. No authority, or even the judge electoral, may order to the President of table that supports the vote of a citizen that not figure registered in them copies of the https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/cWhZUGVRSC8raFJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 padron electoral.
Article 5 ° - replaced article 95 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: Article 95: record of casting vote. Then the President shall note in the register of electors from voting citizen issued suffrage, to the view of prosecutors and the same voter. Also be delivered to the voter proof of voting that will contain printed the following data: date and type of election, name and full surname, number of identity card of the voter and nomenclature of the table, which will be signed by the President in the place intended for this purpose. The format of this record will be established in the regulation. Such evidence will be sufficient for the purposes specified in articles 8 °, 125 and 127 second paragraph.
Article 6 °-replace is the article 125 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135 / 83) and its amended, that will be drafted of the following way: article 125: No emission of the vote. Fine of fifty ($ 50) pesos shall be imposed to weights five hundred ($ 500) to the elector who fails to cast a ballot and not justifies electoral national court within sixty (60) days of the respective choice. When is defaulting it not broadcast by any of them causal that provides the article 12, is deliver a constancy to the effect. The infringing not may be designated to play functions or jobs public during three (3) years starting from the election. Electoral district judge, if not that of the domicile of the offender at the date referred to in article 25, shall justification or payment of the fine electoral judge where he registered voter. Will be cause enough for the application of the fine, the finding objective of the omission not justified. Processes and judgments arising with respect to electors who do not consent to the application of fine, may include an offender or group of offenders. The resolutions shall be appealable to the appeal of the electoral national justice.
Article 7 ° - replaced article 126 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 126: payment of the fine. The fine will be credited by means of a certificate issued by the electoral court, the Secretary or the Justice of the peace. The offender that not the oblare you can not perform procedures or formalities for one (1) year before State agencies national, municipal or provincial, of the city of Buenos Aires. This period shall begin to run from the expiration of sixty (60) days laid down in the first paragraph of article 125.
Article 8 ° - replaced article 127 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 127: evidence of administrative justification. Communication. Heads of national, provincial, of the city of Buenos Aires, or municipal bodies shall issue a certificate, depending on the model that establishes regulations, stating the reason for the omission of the suffrage of the subordinates, clarifying when it has been caused by acts of service by https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/cWhZUGVRSC8raFJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 legal provision, being sufficient evidence to him as non-infringing. All employees of the public administration national, municipal or provincial, of the city of Buenos Aires shall submit to his immediate superiors the voting record, the day after the election, to allow control of the fulfilment of their duty to vote. If not they made it will be punished with suspension of up to six (6) months and in case of recidivism, will reach the severance pay. Chiefs in turn will see to their superiors, in writing, immediately, omissions that his subordinates may have incurred. The omission or inaccuracy in such communications shall also be punished with suspension of up to six (6) months. Of the certificates issued will realize the electoral national justice within ten (10) days of a national selection has been made. These communications will have to set the name of the employee, last address appearing in your document, class, electoral district, section, circuit and number of table that should vote and causes by which did not.
Article 9 ° - replacing article 133 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 133: public employees. Sanction. Fine of pesos shall be imposed five hundred ($ 500) public employees that support procedures or formalities before their respective offices or units up to one (1) year after the expired set in article 125, without requiring the presentation of the Bill of issue of suffrage, the corresponding justification or proof of payment of the fine.
ARTICLE 10. -Replacing article 167 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 167: the book of agreement (law 11.386), civic address (law 13.010) and the national document of identity (identity card), in any of its formats (law 17.671) are documents enabling for the purposes of this Act.
ARTICLE 11. (- Repeal of the second paragraph of article 58, article 74, subparagraph (c)), paragraph 2 of article 86 and article 96 of the Law 19.945 (t.o. Decree 2135/83) and its amendments, and all other standard that is opposed to the present.
ARTICLE 12. -Communicate to the Executive branch. GIVEN IN THE CHAMBER OF THE CONGRESO ARGENTINO, BUENOS AIRES, SIXTEEN DAYS AFTER THE MONTH OF MAY OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWELVE. -REGISTERED UNDER NO. 26.744 - JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -BEATRIZ ROJKES DE ALPEROVICH. -John H. Estrada. -Gervasio Bozzano.
Date of publication: 11/06/2012 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/cWhZUGVRSC8raFJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09
Search Translated Laws of Argentina