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Original Language Title: INTRODUCE EN LA LEY ORGÁNICA CONSTITUCIONAL DEL CONGRESO NACIONAL LAS ADECUACIONES NECESARIAS PARA ADAPTARLA A LA LEY Nº 20.050, QUE REFORMÓ LA CONSTITUCIÓN POLÍTICA DE LA REPÚBLICA

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"(Artículo único.-Introdúcense las siguientes modificaciones en la ley Nº 18.918, Orgánica Constitucional deel Congreso Nacional: 1. En el artículo 2º: a) replaced the first paragraph by the following: ' article 2.-will be subject to the provisions of this law the internal processing of projects of law and constitutional reform;" " the approval or rejection of international treaties; the qualification of the emergency; observations or the President vetoes; accusations that ask the Chamber of Deputies and its knowledge by the Senate, and the functioning and the attributions of the investigative commissions. "."

(b) Insert, in the second paragraph, then of the expression "National Congress"the phrase"of the Gaming Control Board of parliamentary allowances, of the parliamentary audit committee".

(c) replace, in the fifth paragraph, the opening phrase: "Regime of committees of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies shall them" by "each Chamber must have a responsible Commission's regime of".

(d) replace, in the seventh paragraph, the expression "according to the regulations" by "in its quality of top heads of service".

2. replace, in the second paragraph of article 3, the phrase "a center of computer science and computation", "of a Council resolution of parliamentary allowances, of a parliamentary audit committee".

3 insert the following article 3 A, new: "article 3 °.-each camera may agree, prior favourable of the respective regime Committee report, form contract in accordance with the rules of the labour code and its supplementary provisions to those who deliver services to parliamentary committees and members or senators, during the performance of their duties and in work that say related to the exercise of the parliamentary function.

However, such workers must meet the standards of probity established the regulations referred to in the fourth subparagraph, must be included in respective contracts a clause as well otherwise.

Notwithstanding the grounds provided for in the articles 159 and 160 of the labour code, the employment relationship referred to in subsection first will always end by the loss of confidence of the Committee or parliamentary for who provided their services, as well as by the ceasefire in the office of the Parliament for which he was hired. You must pay the worker at the time of the end, compensation which in terms of its amount and limits shall be subject to the provisions in the second paragraph of article 163 of the code.

Each camera, a proposal from the Commission of the respective regime, shall adopt a regulation that will establish minimum and maximum ranges to be the regime of remuneration of the people hired in accordance with subsection first, ensuring the attachment of this criteria of objectivity, transparency and non-arbitrary discrimination. It will also regulate the formalities to invoke any of the grounds of default referred to in the third subparagraph and, in general, any other rule for the proper implementation of this article.

The regulation referred to in the preceding paragraph, determine cases in which can hire fees based on the provision of the services referred to in subsection first. "."

4 Agreganse, in article 4, subparagraphs following second to fifth, new: "cameras will establish its regulations provisions that safeguard the public access to information, in accordance with the sixth article of the law N ° 20.285.

Concerned regulations should bring authorities or internal bodies to answer queries that are formulated and the procedure to which the claims are subject. Without prejudice to the grounds laid down in this law, the delivery of information pursuant to those set forth in articles 21 and 22 of the law on transparency of public function and access to the information of the administration of the State, contained in the first article of the law N ° 20.285 be refused.

Complaints will be resolved in a single instance by the Commission of ethics and transparency of the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies, as appropriate. The provisions of articles 24 to 30 and 33 of the law of transparency of the public function and access to the information of the administration of the State shall not apply to the National Congress nor its common services.

Shall be responsible for the library Commission or, where appropriate, the Bicameral Commission referred to in the fourth subparagraph of article 2, resolve, in sole instance, the claims formulated by these materials against the library of the National Congress or other common services. "."

5. replace the fourth subparagraph of article 5 °, by the following: "each House, once installed, will start its activities in accordance with the calendar of sessions that set.

The quadrennium that begins with the installation of the National Congress will be a legislative period.

The first session of each legislative period will be the next to the installation.

For the purposes of the provisions of the sixth paragraph of article 51 of the Constitution politics, will correspond to the President of each Corporation verify compliance with requirements to perform the office of Deputy or Senator, as appropriate. "."

6 replace the final paragraph of article 5 ° A, by the following: "the principle of transparency is to allow and promote awareness and publicity of acts and resolutions adopted the deputies and senators in the performance of their duties in the Chamber and in the committees, as well as cameras and their internal organs, and its foundations and procedures used.

The sessions of the cameras, documents and records of the same, the record of their discussions, attendance and voting will be public.

The agreements adopted by the commissions, as well as considered in its session history and of parliamentarians and guests attending these sessions will be public. At the end of each session of the Commission shall be informed in a nutshell the foregoing. The same rule applies to parliamentary committees.

The Commission reports shall be public since they are at the disposal of the respective room. These reports will see attendees at its session, of its debates, background and documents considered, of the agreements reached and their essential foundations and the result of the vote, properly individualized.

Commission sessions will be carried out without the assistance of the public, unless agreed otherwise adopted by an absolute majority of its members.

The registration materials of the secretariats of the commissions and parliamentary committees, such as recordings, notes or other instruments of support for this work, shall not be public.

When advertising the session and considered by the room and commissions background affect the proper performance of the functions of those bodies, the rights of people, the security of the nation or the national interest, the President of the respective Corporation or Commission, with the favorable vote of two-thirds of the senators or deputies in exercise in the first case, or two-thirds of the members of the Commission, in the second, it may declare the secret leaving evidence of the foundations of such a statement. In any case, will not be public sessions and votes of the Senate in which restoration of citizenship are resolved.

Sessions, documents, records, minutes and votes will always be secret when they relate to issues whose discussion, in that capacity, has requested the President of the Republic, in accordance with the number 15 of article 32 of the Constitution politics.

Each House must have a Commission of ethics and parliamentary transparency ensure, ex officio or at the request of a member of Parliament, for the respect of the principles of probity, transparency and access to public information, and to know and punish fouls to the parliamentary ethics of members of their respective corporations. Each Chamber shall elect members of these commissions for the three-fifths of its members. The members of the Board of each Corporation may not be part of them. The appearance before such commissions will be mandatory for Senator or congressman who has been quoted, prior agreement adopted by two-thirds of its members, in session specially convened for the purpose. Regulations of each Chamber shall establish the procedure by which will elect its members, types of reprimand and the amount of the fines that may be imposed and the quorum for the transaction of business and adopt its agreements and resolutions, which will be public when they have the character of definitive or the Commission so agreed. "."

7 Introducense the following modifications in the article 5 ° C: to) add, in the third paragraph, then of the separate point, the following sentence: "a facsimile of the statements must be published in the electronic sites of the respective Corporation.".

(b) replace the fourth subparagraph by the following: "deputies and Senators shall update its statement whenever there is a change in interests. Senators should update it, moreover, within the thirty days following the start of a legislature. "."

8 Introducense the following modifications in the article 5 ° d to) Replace subparagraph first with the following:
"Article 5 D-also, deputies and Senators must be, within the term of thirty days counted since they assumed office, an affidavit of heritage, under the same terms of articles 60 B, 60 C and 60 D of the Act No. 18.575, constitutional organic Bases General of administration of the State, to the Secretary General of the respective Corporation" who will keep it for public consultation. A facsimile of the statements must be published in the electronic sites of the respective Corporation. "."

(b) add, in the second paragraph, then of the separate point, the following sentence: "However, deputies and Senators must update their Declaration between the 1960s and the thirty days that precede a parliamentary election.".

(c) Eliminanse third subparagraphs to seventh.

9 insert the following article 5 ° E, new: "article 5 ° E-it not timely submission of the Declaration of interests or the Declaration of heritage shall be punished by a fine of ten to thirty monthly tax units.

The failure to update the Declaration of interests or the Declaration of heritage shall be punished by a fine of five to fifteen monthly tax units.

The committees referred to in the final subparagraph of article 5° A will meet and resolve about the application of these sanctions to the members of the respective corporations.

The procedure can start ex officio by the committees referred to in the preceding paragraph or complaint of any interested party. The formulation of charges will give the affected parliamentary right of reply within the period of ten working days. If necessary, the probationary period will be eight days. All means of proof, being appreciated in consciousness may be used. The Commission shall be given the final decision within ten days following the day in which the last Stagecoach were evacuated.

As indicated in the preceding subparagraphs, the offender will be fatal within ten days, counted from the notification of the decision imposing the fine, to submit the omitted declaration or to correct it. If so done it, is may lower the fine.

In the event of a repeated offence, shall be punished to parliamentarian with a fine equivalent to double the indicated in the first and second subparagraphs. "."

10. merge the following article 5 ° F, new: "article 5 ° F-is the duty of parliamentarians attending the sessions of the Chamber and committees to which they belong.".

11. replace article 6 °, the following: "article 6.-each period of sessions of the Congress will be extended between the 11 March each year and on March 10 of the following year.

Meetings that held the Senate, the Chamber of deputies or the full Congress sessions shall be. "."

12 replace, in the second paragraph of article 7, the figure "58" by "61".

13 replace the article 9 °, by the following: "article 9-agencies of the administration of the State and the entities in which the State participates or has representation under a law authorizing it, that are not part of his administration and not to develop business activities, should provide the reports and specific background that requested them by commissions or properly individualized parliamentarians in session room" , or Commission. These requests may be made also when the respective camera not hold session, but in this case they inserted is entirely in the journal or on the bulletin to the ordinary session following your request.

These reports and background will be provided by the service, agency or entity by the Minister which belongs or which is linked to the Government, keeping the respective documents in reserve or secret. The Minister will only provide them to the respective Committee or to the Chamber concerned, where appropriate, in the secret session that is held for these purposes.

They will be exempted from the obligation referred to in subparagraphs and third, agencies of the administration of the State exercising powers of audit, with respect to documents and records containing information whose disclosure, even in secret or reserved way, affect or may affect the development of an ongoing investigation. "."

14 insert the following article 9 A, new: "article 9 a.-created by law public enterprises, State enterprises and the societies in which this has contribution, shareholding interest exceeding 50% or majority in the directory, regardless of the Statute which are governed, even those that, according to its organic law, must be expressly mentioned to be obliged to comply with certain provisions" , they should provide the reports and specific background that requested them by the commissions of the Chambers or properly individualized parliamentarians in meeting room, or Commission. These requests may be made, when the respective camera not hold session, but in this case they inserted is entirely in the journal or on the bulletin to the ordinary session following your request.

However, it shall not be obliged to deliver reports and history when these: to) relating to facts or background that have the character of reserved, in accordance with the provisions of the third paragraph of article 10 of law No 18,045 on the stock market; or (b) contain information subject to the duty of confidentiality established in article 43 and in the third paragraph of article 54 of law No. 18,046, on joint-stock companies; or (c) are documents, data or information that a qualified quorum law has declared reserved or secrets, according to the grounds mentioned in article 8 of the Constitution.

To invoke any of these grounds, it will need a prior resolution adopted by the three quarters of the members of the College responsible for the management of the company or society, or all administrators when it does not correspond to a college.

If commissions or parliamentarians insist on his request, the company or society shall be obliged to provide background or reports requested, except that it requires the Comptroller General of the Republic to, prior report of the Superintendency of securities and insurance, resolved that any of the grounds mentioned attends above.

For cases where the report issued by the Superintendency of securities and insurance provides that the refusal of the company to provide the required information is not covered in any of the grounds mentioned in the third paragraph, the Office of the Comptroller General shall prescribe a period so that such information may be provided.

Any requests for reports will import the exercise of the powers referred to in the second subparagraph of point (c)) number 1) article 52 of the Constitution. "."

15 article 15, replace by the following: ' article 15.-the Declaration of inadmissibility of a proposed law or constitutional amendment that violates the provisions of subsection first of article 65 of the Constitution or of the request to the President of the Republic in accordance with the provisions of its article 68, will be made by the President of the Chamber of origin. " However, the room of that House may reconsider that statement.

However, if in the second constitutional procedure the room of the revising Chamber reject the admissibility adopted by the Chamber of origin, shall be a joint, equal number of Deputies and senators, which shall make a proposal to resolve the difficulty. If the Joint Committee reached no agreement or end the initiative is unacceptable, it will be archived. If it considers it permissible, it will propose to continue processing. This proposal of the Joint Commission shall be approved, both in the House of origin and the reviewer, by a majority of the members present in each one of them. If one of the cameras reject it, the initiative will be filed.

The circumstance that has not found such inadmissibility shall be without prejudice to the Faculty of the commissions to make it. That statement may be reviewed by the room.

In no event shall be admissible to processing a project to jointly propose rules of law and constitutional reform, or does not meet the requirements laid down in articles 12, 13 and 14 of this Act. "."

16 replace article 16 the figure "74" "77".

17 insert, then of article 17, the following article 17 A new: "article 17-room, on a proposal from the respective Committee, may consolidate two or more bills based on that camera, provided that all are in the first constitutional procedure and their parent or fundamental ideas have each other closely. Insofar as possible, be consulted perpetrators. "."

18. replace, in the first paragraph of article 19, the phrase "before the end of the ordinary legislature" for "within the month of September each year".

19. replace article 20 with the following:
"Article 20.-joint committees referred to in articles 70 and 71 of the Constitution will be integrated by equal numbers of members of each House, in accordance with what rules regulations that both agree, which will mark the same powers and duties for the senators and members.".

20 insert, in article 22, after the voice "debates," the phrase "in accordance with stated in articles 9 ° and 9 °".

21 Article 25, replace by the following: "article 25.-will correspond to the President of the Chamber or Committee the power to resolve the issue of admissibility or inadmissibility, which is formulated with respect to the indications referred to in the preceding article." However, at the request of any of its members, the Board or the Commission, where appropriate, may reconsider immediately resolution of its President.

The Declaration of inadmissibility can be made by the President of the respective Chamber or a Committee, of its own initiative or at the request of any member of the Corporation, at any time during the discussion of the project.

The circumstance that it has not raised the issue of admissibility or inadmissibility of an indication during the discussion in the room in general, does not preclude the Faculty of the President of the Commission for making the statement, or the Commission to immediately reconsider the resolution of its President.

Once settled by the room or by its President the question of admissibility or inadmissibility of an indication, it not may be reviewed in commissions.

The question of admissibility or inadmissibility of indications resolved in commissions does not preclude the Faculty of the respective room of the House to make the Declaration of admissibility or inadmissibility of such indications. "."

22 Introducense the following modifications in article 27: to) Replace subparagraph first with the following: "article 27.-when a project is described as simple urgency, discussion and voting in the Chamber required must be completed within the period of thirty days; If the rating is of utmost urgency, that term shall be fifteen days and if immediate discussion, is sought shall be six days. "."

b) add, in the second paragraph, replacing the end point by point followed, the following sentence: "However, the offices of emergency removal be governed at the very act in which are received at the Secretariat of the respective camera.".

23 amended article 28 in the following sense: to) Reemplazanse in the subsection second terms "four days" and "three days" for "five days".

(b) replacements in the third subparagraph the terms "one day" and "one" by the following: "two days" and "two", respectively.

24 be replaced with article 29 the following: from article 53 of the Constitution. ".

25 be added in the third paragraph of article 32, the following sentence: "the circumstance that has not found such inadmissibility shall be without prejudice to the Faculty of the commissions to make it. That statement may be reviewed by the Chamber. "."

26 replaced in articles 37, 39 and 47 the figure '48"by"52".

27 Intercalanse, continuation of article 52, the following titles V, VI and VII, new: title V of the commissions special researchers article 53.-the Chamber of Deputies created, with the agreement of at least two-fifths of its members in exercise, special investigative commissions in order to collect information relating to certain acts of the Government.

These committees, nor even by the unanimity of its members, may extend its mission to the knowledge of materials not included in the object or considered purpose in the agreement that led to its formation.

The investigative commissions will be integrated by the number of members to be determined by the rules of procedure of the Chamber of Deputies.

The jurisdiction of these committees shall terminate upon the expiry of the deadline that has been set them camera for the accomplishment of its mission. However, this period may be extended by the camera, with the favourable vote of the majority of the members present, provided that the Commission has requested the extension prior to expiration.

The last session that a Special Commission of inquiry within the time means extended up to fifteen days, exclusively so that agreed conclusions and proposals on research that will include in its report to the room.

In any case, the term of the respective legislative period will import the dissolution of the special investigative commissions.

Article 54.-The Ministers of State do not may be cited more than three times to a same research Special Committee, without prior agreement of the absolute majority of its members.

Summonses and requests for background, will be agreed at the request of one third of the members of the Special Commission of inquiry.

Citations may be extended to official directly or through the upper head of the respective service. In the first case, copy of the citation will be sent to the latter for the sole purpose of their knowledge.

For companies of the State or those in which it has shareholding, citation shall apply to those who appropriate their legal representation, which may appear accompanied by persons designated by its Board of Directors.

In the case of the armed forces and the forces of order and public security, the citation will be sent to the hierarchical superior of the respective institution, through the Minister of State that corresponds.

The authorities, officials and persons referred to in accordance with the above, will be required to appear at the session fixed by the Commission.

In addition, such persons shall provide the background and the information that request them the Commission. If those refer to matters that according to a qualified quorum law they have the nature of secret or reserved, or to matters referred to in the third subparagraph of article 9 A of the Act, may only be provided in secret session by the Minister whose portfolio belongs or relates the required body or by the legal representative of the company in that he works the person who should deliver them. The provided background must be kept in reserve or secret.

Background requests will be addressed to the Minister or to the superior head of the service to which sector or sphere of competence apply the information requested. For companies of the State or those in which it has shareholding, the request shall apply to who appropriate their legal representation.

Article 55.-Persons forced to appear and are cited by a Special Commission of inquiry, which is found in one of the situations of exception described in the articles 302, 303 and 305 of the code of criminal procedure, will not be forced to testify. However, should attend the citation and record the reasons giving rise to the right to refrain from invoking that.

Article 56.-Where strictly necessary for the outcome of the investigation, by agreement of the majority of the members may be gathering testimony from individuals or request the records deemed relevant and necessary for the fulfilment of the mandate of the Special Commission of inquiry.

The testimony of individuals and the proportion of the requested records, will be voluntary.

Article 57.-Those who attend the sessions of the special investigative commissions may attend accompanied by an advisor or lawyer that lend them advice and provide them with written or oral history that need to respond to the queries that formulated them.

The President of the Commission special investigator shall take care that the rights of those who attend his sessions or are listed on them respect. In particular, ensure you don't miss them respect with other words or actions or allegations of intentions or purposes opposed to their duties, and will safeguard the respect and the protection of the private life and honour of the person and their family, professional secrecy and other constitutional rights.

For the purposes of fulfilling the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the President among other measures, calling the order, may suspend the sitting, excused temporarily affected remain in the session, dispense with the Declaration of who has engaged in the lack or reprimand or censure to the or offenders in accordance with the rules of procedure.

People offended or unjustly mentioned in the course of an investigation are entitled to clarify or rectify such allusions, if they so deem it relevant.

The appearance of a person to a Special Commission of inquiry, will always constitute sufficient justification when their presence is required simultaneously to meet occupational, educational or other obligations, and will not cause adverse legal consequences under any circumstances.

Article 58.-The report of the special investigative commissions must be given statements indicating the rules of procedure of the Chamber of Deputies.
A copy of the report passed the House should be referred to the President of the Republic.

Title VI of the Treaty international article 59.-the adoption of a treaty will require the quorum it appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of articles 54 and 66 of the Constitution, and shall be, in the relevant to the processing of a law. For the purposes of the preceding paragraph, cameras will decide on approval or rejection of the Treaty, in single vote and with the highest quorum that corresponds to matters governed by its rules, leaving evidence of what are those that have required qualified or organic constitutional quorum.

During the discussion of the treaties, can only correct the text of the part the draft agreement proposed by the President of the Republic, with the sole purpose of clarifying title or formal treaty, its date and venue composition, as it falls within the text, authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, submitted for consideration by the National Congress.

Article 60.-If the Treaty contains a provision which affects the Organization and powers of the courts, you must heard previously the Supreme Court, in accordance with the provisions of the second paragraph of article 77 of the Constitution.

Article 61.-The President of the Republic shall inform Congress about the contents and the scope of the Treaty, as well as the reservations that it intends to confirm or ask.

Article 62.-the suggestion of formulation of reservations and interpretative declarations, in accordance with the provisions of the third paragraph of number 1) of article 54 of the Constitution politics, may have originated in either Chamber. If one of them approved it, that suggestion will go to another for that decision, and if it accepts it, that fact will be communicated to the President of the Republic.

For the effect of the eighth paragraph of number 1) of article 54 of the Constitution politics of the Republic, the President of the Chamber of origin, in the communication to the President of the Republic for the adoption of the Treaty by the National Congress, shall indicate the reservations that this has taken into account at the time of adopting it.

Article 63.-If the President of the Republic adopted the decision to denounce a treaty or withdraw from it, you should ask the opinion of both houses of Congress, in the case of treaties that have been approved by this.

Each camera will release his opinion, in writing, within the period of thirty days from the reception of the office in which the opinion is sought. After this time unless one or both houses issued its opinion, the President of the Republic may dispense with this for denunciation or withdrawal.

Denunciation or withdrawal, the President of the Republic shall inform, within fifteen days, to the National Congress.

Article 64.-The withdrawal of a reservation which the President of the Republic has made and that took in consideration the National Congress at the time of approving a treaty, will require prior agreement of this in accordance with the provisions of the present law.

The office for which the President sought the agreement referred to in the previous paragraph will be submitted to one of the cameras, which must approve or reject it within a period not exceeding ten days from the reception of the office, at the end of which, having been pronounced or not on request, will happen to the other so that it occurs within equal time. After thirty days since nursing is received unless Congress makes its decision, it shall be approved the withdrawal of the reservation.

Article 65.-If any of the cameras rejects what has been agreed by the other in the process of adoption of an international treaty a joint Commission will be formed in the terms provided for in article 70 of the Constitution. If the discrepancy occurs in the process of suggesting the formulation of reservations and interpretative or statements of withdrawal of a reservation which has made the President of the Republic and that it took into consideration the National Congress at the time of approving a treaty, shall constitute a joint, equal number of Deputies and senators, which propose to both houses the form and way to solve difficulties.


Title VII of the Gaming Control Board of allocations parliamentary and of the Committee of audit parliamentary article 66.-the Council operative of parliamentary allowances shall be determined, with charge to the budget of the National Congress and in accordance with the principles that govern parliamentary activity, the amount, the destination, the adjustability and the criteria for use of public funds by each House to finance the exercise of the parliamentary function. To carry out this work, the Council will hear commissions regime inside the Senate and internal regime of the Chamber of Deputies.

Parliamentary function means all the activities carried out by Senators and deputies to comply with the functions and powers conferred upon them the Constitution and the laws. It includes the task of popular representation and various political tasks that carry out those and parliamentary committees.

The Council will be made by: a) a former adviser to the Central Bank and a former Dean of a Faculty of administration, economics or law of any University officially recognized by the State.

(b) a former Senator and a former Congressman who served as parliamentarians for a minimum of eight years.

(c) a former Finance Minister, a former Minister of economy, development and reconstruction, or a former Director of the direction of budgets of the Ministry of finance.

Counselors will last four years in office and shall be eligible for re-election.

The Council shall exercise their functions in the legislative period following that in which it has been elected.

The Council will be chaired by the Minister governing members; to be held and shall adopt its agreements for most of these, you must meet at least once a year.

The directors shall be elected, with at least sixty days prior to the end of each legislative period, by the three-fifths of Senators and deputies in practice, on the proposal of a Joint Committee comprised of equal numbers of Senators and deputies, who must be members of the regime inside of the Senate and of the of regime internal of the Chamber of Deputies Commission respectively. Vacancies of Council members will be provided in the same way, within ninety days after the date they. The replacement will last in office up to the period that remained to the replaced Director.

Counselors will be immovable, except that they incur inability or neglect manifest in the performance of their duties, thus qualified for the three-fifths of the senators and Congressmen in office, at the request of the President of the Senate, or of the President of the Chamber of Deputies, five senators, or of ten members.

The Gaming Control Board will be at the beginning of each legislative period, opportunity that shall determine its internal operating rules in all not regulated by regulation which shall be given a Bicameral Commission integrated by four deputies and four senators, chosen by the Hall of the Corporation to which they belong. This Regulation shall be adopted, with the formalities governing the processing of a Bill, by an absolute majority of the present members of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies.

The Bureau of each Chamber will execute the agreements of the Council since it becomes aware of them and order to publish them on the Web site of the respective Corporation.

The Senate and the Chamber of Deputies the Gaming Control Board will provide the information that you require and deliver him, by equal parties, the means and resources necessary for its functioning.

Article 66 A.-the parliamentary audit committee will be a common service of the National Congress and will be in charge of controlling the use of public funds to finance the exercise of parliamentary functions and review audits that the Chamber of Deputies, the Senate and the library of the National Congress of their institutional expenses. A proposal of a Joint Committee composed of four deputies and four senators, chosen by the Hall of the Corporation to which they belong, is regulate the way in which the Committee shall comply with their functions. This Regulation shall be adopted, with the formalities governing the processing of a Bill, by an absolute majority of the present members of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies.

The Audit Committee will be composed by: a) a lawyer and an accountant auditor, with at least ten years of professional practice. Each one will be selected by a Joint Committee, composed of equal numbers of Senators and deputies, who must be members of the Committee system inside of the Senate and the of regime internal of the Chamber of Deputies, respectively, from a list of three persons that, in each case, propose the Council of senior public management.

(b) a professional selected by public competition organised by the Commission Bicameral designated in the previous letter, from among those who have served for more than ten years an official in the Office of the Comptroller-General or are registered, for equal period, on the payroll of the Superintendency of securities and insurance Auditors, who will preside over it.
The parliamentary audit committee members will be appointed by the three-fifths of Senators and deputies in practice, on the proposal of the Bicameral Commission referred to in the previous letters. They will last for six years in office, they may not be reelected and you will be immovable, unless they incur inability or neglect manifest in the performance of their duties, thus qualified for the three-fifths of the senators or deputies in practice, at the request of the President of the Senate, or of the President of the Chamber of Deputies, five senators, or of ten members. Vacancies occurring shall be provided, within ninety days after the date on which originate, in the same way as it was appointed who left to serve cargo.

Article 66 B. Audits shall be annual, for the twelve month period that starts every April 1. The parliamentary audit committee shall issue its report by June 30 of each year.

The Committee should establish periodic monitoring procedures, such as summon MPs to ask for suggestions in order to correct the deficiencies detected in the way they are using the funds and resources allocated, and pay visits to monitor in field use.

The parliamentary committees, which cease to exist for any reason must deliver to the Committee of parliamentary audit of the funds and resources which were and which have not been audited.

Observations that formulare the parliamentary audit committee shall be notified to the parliamentary or respective Committee so that, within thirty days, perform their clarifications. Reservations or objections that are not corrected will be knowledge of the Commission of ethics and transparency of the Senate or of the House of representatives, as the case may be. Without limiting the foregoing, such commissions, at any time and front background bass who know, may request that the Committee conduct a review detailed the way in which a parliamentary or Committee ha| used resources and funds received from the Corporation that belongs.

Later than August 31 of each year, the Commission of ethics and transparency of the Senate or the Chamber of deputies will resolve all matters submitted for its consideration in this matter. All audits will be published on the Web site of each camera within five days as of the date.

If any of the committees referred to in the preceding paragraph, at any time, deems that the facts giving rise to the objections or objections, may be nature of crime, should the background knowledge of the Board of the Corporation to which belongs the respective parliamentary. "."

28 insert, below the heading "End title" the following article 66 C, new: "article 66 C.-corresponds to the Chairman of each camera take actions on behalf of this before the Constitutional Court and the higher courts of Justice." Also, it shall report the facts to know according to his position and that they are characters of crime and are linked with the misuse of resources intended to finance the parliamentary function. The foregoing shall be without prejudice of the Faculty of the public prosecutor's Office to exercise the prosecution.

In everything else, the judicial and extrajudicial representation of each camera corresponds to the respective General Secretary. "."

29 replaced the heading of "Article 53" by "Rule 67".

30 Introducense, in the first paragraph of article 54, which becomes article 68, the following amendments: to) replace, in the second sentence, the expression "National Congress" by "each camera".

(b) Insert, in the third sentence, after the word "effects" the phrase "and without prejudice to the provisions of article 66 A".

31. articles 55 and 56 become 69 and 70, respectively, without amendments.

32 replace, in article 3 transitional, the number "48" by "52"."