Reforming The Law Of Budget, In The Field Of Health, To Include Us$ 429,970 Dollars.

Original Language Title: Refórmase la LEY DE PRESUPUESTO, en el ramo de Salud, para incorporar US$429,970 dólares.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR ____________________________________________________________________

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DECREE NO 755

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That by Legislative Decree No. 869 dated 6 June 2002, published in Official Journal No. 118, Volume No. 355 of 27 of the same month and year, the General Cooperation Agreement between the The Government of the Republic of El Salvador and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, on giving priority to the projects aimed at combating poverty, as one of the essential objectives of the cooperation policy.

II.-That in the framework of such cooperation, dated December 23, 2011, the Government of the Republic of El Salvador signed with the Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation (Lux-Development) of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Financing Convention No. SVD/021-11 884 to develop the operation of the Common Fund for Programmatic Support, FOCAP, aimed at financing the implementation of the Program to Support Solidarity Communities in El Salvador for € 2,000,000.00 equivalent to US$ 2,516,740.00.

III.-That within the framework of the provisions contained in the said Financing Convention, the Technical Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic, as the Rector of the Program of Solidarity Communities, by means of Office STP-SPSU-0154/2013, dated December 6, 2013, communicated to the Health Ramo the allocation of US$ 280,000.00 to be executed during the year 2014 of the Common Fund for Programmatic Support (FOCAP), resources from the Spanish Cooperation Agency International for the Development-AECID, which were destined for that State Portfolio for to finance the remuneration of the months of January to May 2014 of 103 places contracted eventually for the development of the Program of Solidarity Communities in El Salvador, with the amount mentioned above; places exclusively for to develop the activities related to the Community Family Health Teams (ECOSF), resources that have already been incorporated into the current budget of the Health Ramo by Legislative Decree No. 644, dated March 27, 2014, published in The Official Journal No. 65, Volume No. 403, of April 4 of the same year.

IV. Officio STP-SPSU-0167/2014, dated April 2, 2014, the Technical Secretariat of the Presidency assigned to the Health Ramo to be executed during 2014, additional resources of the Common Fund for Programmatic Support (FOCAP), from the Great Duchy of Luxembourg, for a FOUR HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY DOLLARS FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (US$ 429,970.00), which this Ministry has earmarked to supplement the financing of the salaries of the months of June to December 2014, of the 103 temporary places mentioned above and for the acquisition from other inputs to support activities

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linked to the functioning of the Community Family Health Teams (ECOSF), during the fiscal year 2014; however, in harmony with Art. 20 of the current Budget Law, such temporary hiring would not imply its absorption by the State from the General Fund.

V.- Health for the current financial year 2014, of the necessary resources to finance the continuity of the operations of the Community Family Health Teams (ECOSF), aimed at providing the medical services to important sectors of the population of the Municipalities of the Department of Usulutan, where groups have been identified population in extreme poverty, it is necessary to reform the existing Law of the Budget, voted by Legislative Decree No. 522, dated October 31, 2013, published in the Official Journal No. 225, Volume No. 401, of December 2 of the same year, effect of incorporating into the revenue and expenditure side, resources up to the value of FOUR hundred TWENTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY DOLLARS FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (US$ 429,970.00), so that the Health Ramo can have the corresponding budget credit for the execution of said Program.

FOR TANTO,

in use of his Constitutional powers and at the initiative of the President of the Republic, through the Minister of Finance.

DECCRETA:

Art. 1.-In the current Budget Law, Section -A General Budget of the State, please introduce the following changes:

A) In Section II-REVENUE, Rubro 22 Capital Transfers, Account 224 Foreign Sector Capital increases the Specific Source 22403 From Governments and Government Agencies, as follows:

Financing Convention No. SVD/021-11 884, signed between the Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation and the Republic of El Salvador, aimed at developing an operation of the Common Fund for Programmatic Support, FOCAP, to the "Program of Solidarity Communities in El Salvador". According to the General Agreement of Cooperation between the two countries, ratified by the Legislative Assembly, by Legislative Decree No. 869 dated June 6, 2002, published in Official Journal No. 118, Volume No. 355 of 27 of the same month and year..................................... $429,970

B) In Section III-EXPENSES, in the part corresponding to the Health Ramo, literal B. Allocation of Resources, increase the Budget Unit 14 Common Fund for Programmatic Support (FOCAP) and the Line of Work 01 Program Solidarity Communities, according to the following detail:

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3. Relationship Purposes to Assigned Resources

Cost Purpose and Budget Unit Cost

14 Common Fund for Programmatic Support (FOCAP)

01 Solidarity Communities Program Support the Development of the Communities Program Solidarity

429,970

429,970

Total 429,970

4. Budget Allocation by Pool, Financing and Economic Destination Source

Budget Unit and Budget Encryption 51

Remuneration 54

Purchases of Goods and Services

Total

14 Common Programming Support Fund (FOCAP)

2014-3200-3-14-01-21-5 Grants Program Solidarity Communities

399,673

399,673

30,297

30,297

429,970

429,970

Total 399,673 30,297 429,970

C) The resources that are incorporated by this Decree Legislative by value of FOUR HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY DOLLARS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (US$ 429,970), must be applied to the Source of Resources 35 Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Art. 2.-This Decree shall enter into force from the day of its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, at the twenty-four days of July of the year two thousand fourteen.

OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.

ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDEZ SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT.

JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, LORENA GUADALUPE PEÑA MENDOZA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT.

CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.

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GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MANUEL VICENTE MENJÍVAR ESQUIVEL, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.

SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.

IRMA LOURDES PALACIOS VÁSQUEZ, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGULO MILLA, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN ORANTES RODRIGUEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, eight days of the month of August of the year two thousand fourteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Juan Ramón Carlos Enrique Cáceres Chávez, Minister of Hacienda.

D. O. No. 144 Took No. 404 Date: August 8, 2014

JCH/geg 04-09-2014

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