Private Life And Permanent Disability Insurance Law By Accidents, General Diseases Or Other Causes, For The Workers Of Bolivia Press "brothers Penasco Layme".

Original Language Title: LEY DE SEGURO PRIVADO DE VIDA E INVALIDEZ PERMANENTE POR ACCIDENTES, ENFERMEDADES EN GENERAL U OTRAS CAUSAS, PARA LAS TRABAJADORAS Y LOS TRABAJADORES DE LA PRENSA DE BOLIVIA “HERMANOS PEÑASCO LAYME”.

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LAW Nº 315 law of 10 December of 2012 EVO MORALES AYMA President constitutional of the PLURINATIONAL State of BOLIVIA, by how much, the plurinational Legislative Assembly, has sanctioned the following law: the Assembly Legislative PLURINATIONAL, D E C R E T A: law of private life and disability permanent by accident insurance, GENERAL diseases or other causes, for the workers and the workers of the press of BOLIVIA? BROTHERS PENASCO LAYME?

ARTICLE 1. (OBJECT). This law aims to give a private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, through the creation of a financing fund, establishing the sources of resources and their destiny.
ARTICLE 2. (PRINCIPLES). The principles governing this law are: solidarity. It is the protection of the workers of Bolivia press, without distinction and without any form of discrimination through the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, General diseases or other causes.

Equality. It is the full recognition of the right of access under the same conditions to the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.

Universality. It is the guarantee of protection and access of the workers of Bolivia press, the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, without any form of discrimination.

Transparency. It is the responsible management of the resources of the Fund for the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.

Opportunity. It is the recognition and granting of allowances and benefits from the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, without delay.

Interculturality. It is the recognition of the equality of opportunities and rights of coexistence between the cultures of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
ARTICLE 3. (WORKERS AND WORKERS IN THE PRESS). For purposes of this law, is understood by workers of Bolivia press anyone who exercise functions in media written, radio, television and digital, public and private; in media of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianas; and in the social sector community media; as well as to all persons performing functions as self-managed independent producers.
ARTICLE 4. (CREATION OF THE FUND). Create the background of financing of the private insurance of life and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, with the purpose of covering the private sector insurance premium.

ARTICLE 5. (OF INSURANCE). Insurance for the workers of Bolivia press, cover risks of death and permanent disability caused by accidents, disease in general, or other causes. This insurance compensation shall be made by a single payment. The other terms and conditions of this insurance, as well as procedures for the selection and recruitment of the insurance company, will be regulated by Supreme Decree.
ARTICLE 6. (SOURCE OF FINANCING).
I. the Fund shall constitute contributions of one percent (1%) of the gross monthly income generated by the communication written, radio, television and digital media, private and public. Self-managed independent producers, as well as the media of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianas, and the community social sector, will provide zero twenty-five percent (0.25%) of their gross monthly income.

II a. effects of this law, the national tax service? S.I.N. must provide the necessary information about the monthly gross income of the written, radio, television and digital, private and public media; the media of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianas, and the community social sector; as well as self-managed independent producers.
ARTICLE 7. (DESTINATION OF THE RESOURCES).
I Fund created through this law, resources will be allocated to policies of the private life insurance and permanent disability by accidents, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, proving their affiliation to a trade union organization recognized, women workers and workers of Bolivia press.
II. effects of membership referred to in the paragraph preceding this article, media and communication systems of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianas, will respect your organization form of communication or of the press, according to their uses, practices, customs and their own worldview, recognized in the political Constitution of the State.
III. the Fund surplus, once covered the private life insurance and permanent disability costs by accidents, diseases in General or other causes, may be used to cover other benefits of a general nature for the workers of Bolivia press, provided that they are sustainable over time, and must be determined in the regulatory Supreme Decree of this law.
ARTICLE 8. (DELEGATION OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND).
I the operation of the Fund of financing of the private insurance of life and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, will be delegated to a financial entity, selected by tender, through a management contract approved by the Board of Directors.
II. the Fund's financing of the private insurance of life and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, is constituted as an autonomous, unattachable, independent, distinct and different from the assets of the entity that manages it, they are undivided and inafectables by liens or precautionary measures of any kind.

ARTICLE 9. (OBLIGATION AND PROHIBITION).
I within the framework of regulations, written, radio, television media and digital, private and public; the media of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianas; and the media of the community social sector; as well as self-managed independent producers; they are not exempted from the obligation to comply with health insurance to its employees.
II. effects of ensuring the rights of the workers of Bolivia press, prohibited any discount to their basic remuneration or benefits side, arguing the provision thereof to the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, General diseases or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.
ARTICLE 10. (SANCTIONS). The means of communication written, radio, television and digital, public and private; the media of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianas; and the media of the community social sector; as well as self-managed independent producers users of these means, which fail to comply with contributions in article 6 of this law, they shall be punished by the time delay in accordance with the regulation.
ARTICLE 11. (BOARD OF DIRECTORS). Creates the Board of Directors, responsible for the direction and control of the financing fund of the private insurance of life and permanent disability from accidents, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.
The Board of Directors has the following responsibilities: setting policy for the administration of the Fund and the operability of the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, General diseases or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.

Oversee the management of the resources of the Fund.

Sign contracts and conventions for the application and implementation of the private life insurance and permanent disability from accidents, illnesses in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.

Issue guidelines within the framework of their powers.

Propose regulations and mechanisms for improvement of the system of the private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.

Require information and economic data on the gross monthly income of the media to the competent bodies.


Annual way, require the updating of the lists of each of the members of the trade organization recognized, women workers and workers of Bolivia press.

Convene, through public bidding, to insurance companies for the purchase of a private life insurance and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press.

Evaluate and approve the use of the surplus of the Fund, in accordance with the regulatory Supreme Decree.
ARTICLE 12. (COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS).
I. the Board of Directors of the Fund's financing of the private insurance of life and permanent disability due to accident, diseases in General or other causes, for the workers of Bolivia press, is conformed by: two (2) representatives of the Ministry of communication.

One (1) representative of the Ministry of labour, employment and Social Welfare.

One (1) representative of the owners of the media.

One (1) representative of the Confederation of workers of the press of Bolivia.
II. one (1) representative of the departmental federations of the press of Bolivia, will act as an observer and on a rotational basis.
III. one (1) representative of the press and communication of the Nations and peoples indigenous native peasants and intercultural communities and Afrobolivianos, will act as an observer and on a rotational basis.

IV. the members of the Board of Directors shall not charge diets or any remuneration for their participation in the Council.
V. The Board of Directors can have determined by regulatory Supreme Decree technical and administrative support staff.
ARTICLE 13. (ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE). The Ministry of economy and finance, through the corresponding instance, will provide advice and technical assistance to the Board of Directors.

SOLE FINAL PROVISION. The Executive Body, shall regulate this law in the period of one hundred twenty (120) days Computable from its publication.

SOLE ABROGATION AND REPEAL PROVISION. They abrogate and repealing all provisions contrary to this law.
Refer to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the room of sessions the Assembly Legislative plurinational, three days of the month of December of two thousand twelve years.
FDO. Lilly Gabriela MONTAÑO Viana, Richard Twine Ramirez, Mary Medina Zabaleta, David Sánchez Heredia, Luis Alfaro Arias, Angel David Cortez Villegas.
I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
Government Palace of the city of La Paz, on the tenth day of the month of December of the year two thousand twelve.
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera Minister of productive development and PLURAL economy and acting of Economics and public finance, Daniel Santalla Torrez, Amanda Davila Torres.