Law 716

Original Language Title: Ley 716

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law no 716

LAW OF JULY 13, 2015

EVO MORALES AYMA

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has The following Act:

THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,

DECCRETA:

ARTICLE 1 (OBJECT). This Law is intended to amend Articles 16, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31,

32, 33, 36 and the name of Chapter II of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies?.

ARTICLE 2 (MODIFY).

I. Is Article 16 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 16 (ALLOCATION OF REPRESENTATIVES). The distribution of representatives in the different Supranational Parliamentary Bodies will be defined in a special session of the Permanent Commission of?Suprastate Integration Parliamentary Bodies?, under the direction of the Chair of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly.?

II. Is Article 18 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 18. (TEMPORARY ALTERNATE ENABLEMENT). Where is your specific participation required in one or more sessions of a State Parliamentary Body or at one of the meetings of the Standing Committee?Suprastate Integration Parliamentary Bodies?, will be temporarily enabled to alternate representatives in accordance with the Rules of Procedure, taking as a reference the provisions of the regulations of each International Parliamentary Body.?

III. Is paragraph (a) of Paragraph II of Article 22 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies?, with the following text:

?a) Gozan of personal inviolability, both on national and foreign territory, during the time of his

command and subsequent to it by opinions and actions inherent in its mandate, not being able to be criminally processed. Your address will also be inviolable. ?

IV. Article 23 (e) of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 is amended?Direct Election Law of

Representatives to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies?, with the following text:

?e) Prestar and receive information, as well as coordinate activities of national and regional interest with the

institutions that you consider necessary, according to the procedures set out in the Rules of Procedure. ?

V. The name of Chapter II of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 is hereby amended?Direct Election Law of

Representatives to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

?CREDENTIALS AND NATURE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO AGENCIES

SUPRA-STATE PARLIAMENTARIANS.?

VI. Article 24 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 is amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 24. (CREDENTIALS AND DEADLINE).

I. Once the national computation and all the resources, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, have been made official? TSE,

will give credentials to the elected candidates, holders and alternates, as representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies, for the constitutional period foreseen for the and the elected representatives to the Plurinational Legislative Assembly.

II. The credentials will be given to elected persons for Representatives to Organisms

Supra-State Parliamentarians, upon accreditation of their identity, within the deadline set in the electoral calendar for the accreditation of Asambleistas elected and in the same act as the latter.?

VII. Article 25 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 is amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 25. (NATURE). The representatives of Bolivia before the Supranational Parliamentary Bodies elected by the People's Vote represent the Plurinational State of Bolivia in the International Supranational Parliamentary Bodies.

VIII. Amend Article 30 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014,?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 30. (RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LEGISLATIVE BODY AND PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIPS).

I. The and the elected representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies are part of the Legislative Body.

. The Representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies, in order to comply with

own activities of their mandate, are administratively dependent on the Chamber of Deputies and the normative provisions which regulate it. They must also propose annually their budget to the Maximum Executive Authority-MAE of the Chamber of Deputies, who will process it according to financial availability.

. In order to guarantee the effective participation of the representatives of the state institutions, the Chamber of Deputies is in charge of the payment of memberships, dues, contributions and outstanding debts with them. To this end, the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, through the General Treasury of the Nation? TGN will annually allocate the resources required for compliance with such payments

IV. The elected representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies will be able to participate in the

parliamentary brigades with a right to voice.?

IX. Is paragraph III of Article 31 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Direct Election Law of

Representatives to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? III. The Standing Committee of?Supra-State Integration Parliamentary Bodies? will be chaired

by the Presidency of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly or in its absence by the presidencies of the Chambers of Senators or Deputies, in that priority, who At least once every two (2) months, they will be able to convene working meetings to analyze and coordinate the activities of the Representatives to the Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, within the framework of foreign.

X. Is Article 32 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 32. (FILE AND PERIODIC REPORTS) The elected representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies must constitute a documented file on the participation of Bolivian representation in supra-state agencies and present an annual report of activities and results of their work, to the Plurinational Legislative Assembly Plenary.

XI. Is Article 33 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 33. (RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EXECUTIVE BODY). Through the Chair of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, the elected representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies, they will establish mechanisms and coordination relations with the Executive Body, according to the procedure set out in the Rules of Procedure.?

XII. Is Article 36 of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 amended?Law of Direct Election of Representatives to

Supranational Parliamentary Bodies, with the following text:

? Article 36. (CONFORMATION OF THE ETHICS COMMISSION). The nine (9) elected representatives to the Supra-State Parliamentary Bodies shall constitute an Ethics Committee composed of three (3) members, who shall be appointed by the standing committee and shall perform their duties for the span of one (1) year. ?

TRANSIENT DISPOSITION

ONLY. Within thirty (30) days of the enactment of this Law, the Chamber of Deputies

will prepare and approve the Rules of Procedure of the Bolivian Representation to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies. ?

REPEAL DISPOSITION

ONLY. The Second Transitional Provision of Law No 522 of 28 April 2014 is repealed?Law of Choice

Direct of Representatives to Supranational Parliamentary Bodies.?

Remit to the Executive Body, for constitutional purposes.

It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, two days in July of the year

two thousand fifteen.

Fdo. Jose Alberto Gonzales Samaniego, Lilly Gabriela Montano Viana , Ruben Medinaceli Ortiz, Victor Hugo

Zamora Castedo, Nelly Lenz Roso, A. Claudia Torrez Diez.

Therefore, I enact it to have and comply with the law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, on the thirteen days of July of the year two thousand fifteen.

FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Ana Veronica Ramos Morales MINISTER OF

PRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT AND PLURAL AND INTERIM ECONOMY AND PUBLIC FINANCES, Marianela Paco Duran.