1 Decree No. 203 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that the article 131, ordinal 11°, of the Constitution states that it is Faculty of this legislature, enact, in a general way, benefits and tax incentives or of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific and otherwise.
II.-that the force assembled since its inception, have been her men of honor and courage, who have served with patriotism, sacrifice and loyalty to the nation, in defense of the high interests of the Republic; considered as veteran, one who has been high in the armed forces, by means of a general order, any which has been its function, to a situation of withdrawal, or who has ceased his active service to the armed forces.
III.-in order to commemorate their commitment and dedication, this organ of State considered coming to declare January 31 of every year, "National day of Veterans of the armed forces".
Therefore, in use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Deputy José Antonio Almendáriz Rivas; and the members of the legislature 2003-2006: Isidro Antonio Knight Knight, Romeo Gustavo Chiquillo, Hipolito Baltazar Rodriguez and John of Jesus Sorto Espinoza.
DECREES: article 1.-declare is the 31 of January of every year, "day national of the veteran of the force armed".
Article 2.-the present Legislative 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, twenty-eight days of the month of November in the year two thousand twelve.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRÍGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURÁN, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
INDEX legislative 2 ROBERTO JOSE D'AUBUISSON, fifth Vice President.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARIAT.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LÓPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, eleven days after the month of December of the year two thousand twelve.
PUBLISH IT, CARLOS MAURICIO FUNES CARTAGENA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC.
GREGORY ERNESTO ZELAYANDIA CISNEROS, MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR.
D. OR. No. 236 took no. 397 date: 17 of December of 2012 FN / geg 16-01-2013 index legislative