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1 index Legislative Decree No. 140 LA Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: (I).-in accordance with rule 131, ordinal º 22 of the Constitution of the Republic, is Faculty of this organ of State to grant to individuals or populations, titles, honorary distinctions and gratuities consistent with the form of Government established by relevant services to the homeland.
II.-that article 6, literal c) honorary distinctions, rewards and titles Act, establishes that the honorary distinctions of remarkable and distinguished or accomplished, in their order of importance, may be granted to Salvadoran people and foreign residents, when services or contributions that have been given to the homeland, is related to the dissemination and use of science art, culture, education and sport or any other form of altruistic or collective service; such a way that represents an undeniable benefit for the Salvadoran Government or its inhabitants.
III.-that the athlete Luis Hector Morales García, born October 20, 1988, in Sonsonate, in 2005 acquired a disability as a result of a fall from a tree, that left him as diagnosis of a spinal cord injury, kicking off immediately with his physical rehabilitation at the Institute for rehabilitation - ISRI; starting his outstanding career as an athlete, in the year 2006, date in which joined the Salvadoran Association of sport on wheel chair, continuing with the basketball and discovering her true ability was in the discipline of athletics.
IV.-that the athlete Luis Hector Morales García, is a sports talent of National Paralympic, has stood in the discipline of athletics, and who has represented El Salvador in various international events, being the only Salvadoran who participated in the recent Paralympic Olympic Games in London, England.
V under the aforementioned merits, it is coming to give the honorable distinction of "distinguished SPORTSMAN of EL SALVADOR", the athlete Luis Hector Morales Garcia, who with their effort, hard work and dedication, has put on high the name of El Salvador.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the members: Lorraine Guadalupe Pena Mendoza, José Rafael Machuca Zelaya, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, José Dennis Córdova Elizondo, Hortensia Margarita López Quintana, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Méndez and José Margarito Nolasco Díaz; and with accession to it of the members: Alberto Armando Romero Rodríguez, Guillermo 2 index legislative Antonio Gallegos Navarrete, Margarita Escobar, Francisco José Zablah Safie, José Antonio Almendáriz Rivas, Ernesto Antonio Angulo Milla, Luis Roberto Angulo Samayoa, Eduardo Enrique Barrientos Zepeda, Manuel Orlando Cabrera Candray, Silvia Alejandrina Castro Figueroa, Ana Marina Castro Orellana, Richard management clear Reyes, Adam Cortez , Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Lucía de el Carmen Ayala de León, Jorge Alberto Escobar Bernal, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodríguez, César Humberto García Aguilera, Vicente Hernández Gómez, big Jesus, Coralia Patricia Guerra Andreu, José Wilfredo Guevara Díaz, Edilberto Hernández Castillo, Wilfredo Iraheta Sanabria, José Máximo Madriz Serrano, Mártir Arnoldo Marín Villanueva, Juan Carlos Mendoza Portillo, Douglas Leonardo Mejia Aviles, Manuel Vicente Menjívar Esquivel , Heidy Carolina Mira Saravia, Walter de Jesús Montejo Melgar, Jose Gabriel Murillo Duarte, Sigifredo Ochoa Perez, Jose Serafin Orantes Rodriguez, Mariela Pena Pinto, Mario Antonio Ponce Lopez, Mercedes Manuel Portillo Dominguez, Sergio benign Portillo, Portillo, rule Carolina Ramírez, David Ernesto Reyes Molina, Santos Adelmo Rivas Rivas, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umaña, Rosales Patricia Maria Salazar, Salvador Morales Sandoval, Manuel Rigoberto Soto loop , Mario Alberto Guerrero Tenorio, Enrique Alberto Luis Valdes Soto, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz, Eugenio Donato Vaquerano Rivas and Guadalupe Antonio Vázquez Martínez.
Decree: Article 1.-declare the athlete Luis Hector Morales García, "distinguished SPORTSMAN of EL SALVADOR", than with your effort, dedication and devotion, has put on high the name of El Salvador.
Article 2.-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, twenty-seven days of the month of September 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.
DURAN JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA, 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.
3 INDEX LEGISLATIVE FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LÓPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, twenty-three days of the month of October in the year two thousand twelve.
PUBLISHED, CARLOS MAURICIO FUNES CARTAGENA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC.
GREGORY ERNESTO ZELAYANDIA CISNEROS, MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR.
D. OR. No. 208 volume no. 397 date 7 November 2012 RM/geg 29-11-2012
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