Read the untranslated law here: http://www.asamblea.gob.sv/eparlamento/indice-legislativo/buscador-de-documentos-legislativos/reformase-el-articulo-37-y-el-123-inciso-2o-del-codigo-electoral/archivo_documento_legislativo
1. Decree No. 390, the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR: I.-that through legislative decree number 413, date of July 3, 2013, published in the official journal number 138, Tome N ° 400, July 26, 2013, was issued the Electoral Code.
II. that article 37 of the Electoral Code establishes the manner in which the electoral rolls to vote, shall be printed by defining that they subdivided into up to five hundred voters each recipient Board of votes.
III. statistical data show that the assistance of voters in each recipient Board of votes, does not exceed 60 per cent, i.e. does not exceed 300 voters, so the vote reception boards have one capacity increase of attention to citizens who come to vote. And on the other hand, the decrease in the number of joint recipients of votes also means a reduction in costs for the Supreme Electoral Tribunal and the State, in the Organization of electoral events.
IV.-that currently temporary embs members, are required be residents of the Department or municipality in which to perform their duties; However, the guards of the political parties are not required this condition, allowing some of them to participate in the election of officials who do not represent them territorially.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of Deputies and members Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramirios, Mario Alberto Tenorio Guerrero, Lorenzo Rivas Echeverría, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Rolando Mata sources, Roger Alberto Blandino Nerio and Luis Alberto Batres Garay and with the support of the Deputy Mártir Arnoldo Marín Villanueva.
DECREES the following: reforms to the code ELECTORAL article 1.-replaced article 35, thus: "printing of electoral rolls article 35.-the Court will print the full or partial rolls of voters, which will be printed at the top of their foreheads, the coat of arms of the Republic, the seal of the Court and the indication of the elections which will be used."
2. of the total municipal registers developed sectoral and partial rolls of up to six hundred voters each, and shall issue an original by each recipient Board of votes, to be distributed in the form pointing article 36 of this code."
Article 2.-replacing article 37, as well: "printing of electoral rolls to vote article 37.-the printing for the registers of the voter registration for the purposes of voting, will be on total rolls municipal and sectoral, which in turn are subdivided in rolls of up to six hundred electors for each receiving Board votes and in alphabetical order, beginning with the first name ", followed by the second surname, and where applicable, married name, names and number of the single identity document that apply to you, as well as digitized photograph of the citizen or citizen."
Article 3.-replace the second article 123 paragraph, thus: "article 123.-vigilant owners and alternates must be eighteen years of age or older, be El Salvador or Salvadoran, of notorious instruction and honesty, and do not have any disabilities referred to in articles 74 and 75 of the Constitution of the Republic;" be registered on the electoral roll of the respective municipality where exercising their functions as such, which checked with their unique identity document. Their quality is credited before the Board vote recipient with the credential issued by the legal representative of the political party or coalition respective; or by the representative accredited by them to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal. The credentials must be properly sealed and may be signed or walkways with facsimile. Non-compliance to regulated by this provision, will be considered and punished in accordance with the crime of election fraud."
Article 4.-replace article 188, thus: "Voters by receiving boards of Art. 188 votes-vote reception boards will be installed in the municipalities of the Republic in proportion of one, for a maximum of six hundred electors."
Article 5.-this Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, the twenty-sixth day of may in the year two thousand and sixteen.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, PRESIDENT.
3 GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALBANEZ DE ESCOBAR, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, NORMAN NOEL QUIJANO GONZÁLEZ, THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
WILLIAM FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO REYES MOLINA, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
ABILIO ORESTES RODRIGUEZ MENJIVAR, JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, at twenty-one days of the month of June of the year two thousand and sixteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Ramon Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of the Interior and Territorial Development.
D. O. N ° 115 volume N ° 411 date: June 22, 2016 SV/adar 13-06-2016 legislative index
Search Translated Laws of El Salvador