1 index Legislative Decree Nº 179 LA Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that on May 17, 1912, was issued legislative decree that defined the national flag and national coat of arms of El Salvador; having raised the banner, for first time, on 15 September of that same year, in the asta placed opposite the Presidential rostrum of the Mars field, today playground, in an important oath ceremony, held as a tribute to this day homeland.
II.-that on 15 September this year, marked the 100th anniversary of our flag and coat of arms, two of our national symbols, representing the nationalism of the Salvadoran people, since they are part of the glorious deeds of our ancestors.
III.-in order to contribute to the enhancement of this important civic celebration, is coming to declare the period between November 5 of this year and the November 5, 2013, as the "year of the centenary of the flag national and shield national".
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Deputy: Manuel Orlando Cabrera Candray Alberto Armando Romero Rodríguez, Roberto José d'Aubuisson Munguia, Carmen Elena Calderón Sol of Escalon, Margarita Escobar, Felix Ágreda Chachagua, José Antonio Almendáriz Rivas, Ernesto Antonio Angulo Milla, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Lucía de el Carmen Ayala de León, Alice Elinor Barrios Méndez, Jose Edgar Escolán Batarse , José Vidal Carrillo Delgado, July César Fabian Perez, Claudia light Ramirez Garcia, Jose Armando large penalty, Jesus large, Vicente Hernandez Gomez, Edilberto Hernandez Castle, Jose maximum Madriz Serrano, Mario Marroquín Mejía, Walter of Jesus Montejo Melgar, Jose Serafin Orantes Rodriguez, Francisco Eduardo Ortiz Amaya, Mariella penalty Pinto, Mario Antonio Ponce Lopez, Manuel Mercedes Portillo Dominguez, Sergio benign Portillo Portillo, Norma Carolina Ramirez , Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, David Ernesto Reyes Molina, Wilver Alexander Rivera Monge, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umaña, Rosales Patricia Maria Salazar, Manuel Rigoberto Soto loop, Patricia Elena Valdivieso Gallardo, Edwin Victor Alejandro Zamora David and Ciro Alexis Zepeda Menjivar.
DECREES: Transitional law to celebrate the year of the centenary of the flag national and the shield national article 1.-declared the period between 5 November 2012 and November 5, 2013, as the "year of the 100th anniversary of the national flag and the national emblem", with 2 index legislative order to exalt this important civic celebration.
Article 2.-is set to Monday of the school year, all official and private education centres should celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national flag and the national emblem; so, should raise the flag, pray the prayer flag, placed in a visible place and honor the national coat of arms and explain the symbolic meaning of the national flag and the coat of arms.
Article 3.-this Decree shall enter into force the day of its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, at thirty-one days of the month of October 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.
JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURÁN, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
ROBERTO JOSÉ 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, to a day of the month of November in the year two thousand twelve.
PUBLISH, CARLOS MAURICIO FUNES CARTAGENA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC.
MARIA OFELIA NAVARRETE OF DUBÓN, DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERIOR, RESPONSIBLE OF THE OFFICE.
3 INDEX LEGISLATIVE D. OR. No. 205 took no. 397 date: 1 of November of 2012 JCH / geg 29-11-2012