Constitutional Reform Agreement No. 2.

Original Language Title: ACUERDO DE REFORMA CONSTITUCIONAL N° 2.

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CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM AGREEMENT No. 2
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
:
I. That the Constitution of the Republic Article 32 stipulates that the family is the fundamental basis of society and have the protection of the State, who
shall enact the necessary legislation and create the appropriate organizations and for integration, welfare and social, cultural and economic development services.
II which in turn establishes the legal foundation of the family is marriage and it rests on the legal equality of spouses; it should be borne in clearly defined constitutional status, the scope of marriage and adoption
.
III.- That in view of the foregoing in the previous paragraphs is appropriate
introduce the relevant amendment to the Constitution.
THEREFORE,
in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative of Deputies and the Deputies: Alberto Luis Enrique Soto Valdes, Guillermo Gallegos Antonio Navarrete, José Francisco Merino Lopez, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, Manuel Vicente Menjivar Esquivel, Jose Rafael Machuca Zelaya, Ernesto Antonio
Angulo Milla, Roberto d'Aubuisson Munguía José, Francisco José Zablah Safie, Jose Serafin Orantes Rodriguez, Eduardo Enrique Zepeda Barrientos, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodriguez, Douglas Leonardo Mejia Aviles, Edilberto Hernandez Castillo, Felix Agreda Chachagua, Lorenzo Rivas Echeverria Lucia del Carmen Ayala
Leon, Ana Maria Margarita Escobar Lopez, Teresa Mariela Peña Pinto, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz, Arnoldo Marin Martin Villanueva, Norma Carolina Ramirez, Patricia Maria Salazar de Rosales, Reynaldo Antonio Cardoza Lopez, Rodolfo Antonio Parker Soto, Benigno Sergio Portillo Portillo, Sigifredo Ochoa Perez
Alberto Armando Romero Rodriguez, Ana Marina Castro Orellana, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Carmen Elena Calderón Sol Escalon, Cesar Humberto Garcia Aguilera, Ciro Alexis Zepeda, Claudia Luz Ramirez Garcia, Patricia Guerra Coralia Andreu, Vaquerano Eugenio Donato Rivas, Jose Gabriel Murillo
Duarte, Gloria Elizabeth Salgado Gómez, Antonio Guadalupe Vasquez Martinez, Jesus Great, Jorge Alberto Bernal Escobar, Jose Antonio Almendáriz Rivas, Jose Edgar Escolán Batarse, Juan Carlos Mendoza Portillo, Julio Cesar Fabian Perez, Manuel Mercedes Portillo Dominguez, Manuel Orlando Cabrera
Candray, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umaña, Mario Antonio Ponce Lopez, Mario Marroquin Mejia, Misael Serrano Chavez, Patricia Elena Gallardo Valdivieso Rafael Tobar Ricardo Morán, René Escalante Gustavo Zelaya, Humberto Contreras Ricardo Henriquez, Rigoberto Soto Manuel Lazo, Alejandrina Castro Silvia and Silvia Figueroa
Ostorga Estela de Escobar.
AGREES: The following amendment to the Constitution of the Republic, issued by Constitutional Decree
No. 38 dated December 15, 1983, published in the Official Gazette No. 234, Volume No. 281, dated 16 the same month and year of the Constituent Assembly, which is considered individually for ratification.

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Art. Article 32 1. reformed as follows:..
"Article 32. The family is recognized as the fundamental basis of society and have the protection of the State, which shall enact the necessary legislation and create agencies and appropriate for integration, welfare and social, cultural and economic development services.
the legal foundation of the family is marriage and it rests on the legal equality of spouses. they will be working for marriage including men and women well born, that
meet the conditions established by law. the same marriages concluded or recognized under the laws of other countries sex, and other unions that do not meet the conditions set by the Salvadoran legal system, will not take effect in El Salvador
the State shall encourage marriage.. but the lack of this will not affect the enjoyment of the rights established by law "
Art. 2. Article 33 reformed as follows:
"Article 33. The law shall regulate personal and property relations between spouses and between them and their children, establishing reciprocal rights and duties on an equitable basis;.. and create the necessary institutions to ensure their applicability. Regulate also the relations resulting from a stable union of a man and a woman, well born, and have no impediment to marriage
. "
Art 3. Article 34 reformed as follows:.
"Art 34. Every child has the right to live in family and environmental conditions that enable their integral development, which will have protection. State.

Adoption is recognized as an institution, whose guiding principle is the best interests of the adoptee.
They will be empowered to take persons who meet the conditions established by law. the adoption by couples of the same sex is prohibited.
The law shall determine the duties of the State and create institutions for the protection of motherhood and childhood "
GIVEN IN THE BLUE ROOM OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE. San Salvador, on the sixteenth day of April year two thousand and fifteen.
OTHON Sigfrido Reyes Morales, president.
LUIS VALDEZ ENRIQUE ALBERTO SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO NAVARRETE GALLEGOS, FIRST VICE. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.


3 MERINO JOSE FRANCISCO LOPEZ, PEÑA LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA, THIRD VICE. FOURTH VICE.
CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE.
GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MENJIVAR VICENTE MANUEL ESQUIVEL, first secretary. Second Secretary.
SALGADO SANDRA MARLENE GARCIA, JOSE RAFAEL MACHUCA Zelaya, Third Secretary. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA VASQUEZ PALACIOS LOURDES, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGULO mILE, QUINTA SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
ZABLAH SAFIE FRANCISCO JOSE, JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

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