Declared The Third Week Of August Each Year, "national Week Of Breastfeeding"

Original Language Title: DECLÁRASE LA TERCERA SEMANA DE AGOSTO DE CADA AÑO, "LA SEMANA NACIONAL DE LA LACTANCIA MATERNA"

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THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
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I.- Article 131 ordinal 11 of the Constitution provides that the Assembly is empowered to legislative, decreeing, in a general way, and tax incentives or benefits of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific activities and any other.
II that breastfeeding is considered a right of children, which is protected by international conventions and national laws such as the Law on Protection of Children and Adolescents (LEPINA) take action to urge compliance .
III.- That official establishment of the World Breastfeeding Week, held in the year 1992 by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Fund for Children UNICEF has generated a social movement for his defense, promoting their commemoration in more than 170 countries, in compliance with the Innocenti Declaration, advocate the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding.
IV.- That the most important and visible benefits of breastfeeding, are reflected in the health and survival of children, as a result of the immunity conferred on them, so it is considered appropriate to perform actions directed towards this being relevant declare the third week of August of each year as "the week of Breastfeeding".
THEREFORE,
in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative and Deputies of the Legislative Period 2009-2012: Zoila Beatriz Quijada Solís, Maria Irma Elizabeth Orellana Osorio Novoa and Oscar Ernesto Ayala, and support and same of Deputies: Othon Sigfrido Reyes Morales, Alberto Armando Romero Rodriguez, Jose Francisco Merino Lopez, Roberto d'Aubuisson Munguía Jose, Lorena Guadalupe Peña Mendoza, Carmen Elena Calderón Sol Escalon, Margarita Escobar, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Felix Agreda Chachagua, Lucía del Carmen Ayala de Leon, Jose Antonio Almendáriz Rivas, Ernesto Antonio Angulo Milla, Dina Yamileth Argueta Avelar, Eduardo Enrique Barrientos Zepeda, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Susy Lisseth Bonilla Flores, Abel Cabezas Barrera, Manuel Orlando Cabrera Candray, Crissia Suhan Chavez Garcia, Dario Alejandro Girls Argueta, Ricardo Humberto Contreras Henríquez, José Alvaro Cornejo Mena, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Alma Rosa Cruz Sailor, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Antonio Echeverria Veliz, Jorge Alberto Escobar Bernal, José Edgar Escolán Batarse, Omar Arturo Escobar Oviedo, Emma Julia Fabian Hernandez, Julio Cesar Fabian Perez, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodriguez, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Juan Manuel de Jesus Flores Cornejo, Norma Fidelia Guevara Ramirios, Vicente Hernández Gómez, José Augusto Hernández González, Edilberto Hernandez Castillo, Estela Yanet Hernandez
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Rodriguez, Jose Eduardo Gutierrez Josa, Benito Antonio Lara Fernandez, Audelia Kleutgens Guadalupe Lopez, Samuel de Jesus Lopez Hernandez, Jose Madriz Máximo Serrano, Mario Marroquin Mejia, Rodolfo Antonio Martinez, Francisco Guillermo Mata Bennett, Heidy Carolina Look Saravia, Sigifredo Ochoa Perez, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Mendez, Orestes Fredesman Ortez Andrade, Silvia Estela Ostorga Escobar, Francisco Eduardo Ortiz Amaya, José Simón Paz, Mariela Peña Pinto, Mario Antonio Ponce Lopez, Sergio Benigno Portillo Portillo, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gomez Claudia Luz Ramirez Garcia, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, Santos Adelmo Rivas Rivas, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, Sonia Margarita Rodríguez Siguenza, Patricia Maria Salazar de Rosales, Manuel Rigoberto Soto Lazo, Abner Ivan Torres Ventura, Enrique Alberto Luis Valdés Soto, Jaime Gilberto Valdez Hernandez, Ramon Aristides Valencia Arana, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz and Ciro Zepeda Alexis Menjivar. DECREES
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Art. 1. Declare the third week of August each year as "NATIONAL WEEK OF BREASTFEEDING".
Art. 2. This 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, on the twenty days of July in the year two thousand and twelve.
OTHON Sigfrido Reyes Morales, president.
ALBERTO ROMERO ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO NAVARRETE GALLEGOS. FIRST VICE. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
MERINO JOSE FRANCISCO LOPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO DURAN LORENZANA, THIRD VICE. FOURTH VICE.
JOSE ROBERTO MUNGUÍA d'Aubuisson, FIFTH VICE.
PEÑA LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERON SOL Escalon, First Secretary. Second Secretary.

SALGADO SANDRA MARLENE GARCIA, JOSE RAFAEL MACHUCA Zelaya, Third Secretary. Fourth secretary.
IRMA VASQUEZ PALACIOS LOURDES, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH Secretariat.
SAMAYOA RODRIGO RIVAS, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ Cardoza seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
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Casa Presidencial: San Salvador, on the thirteenth day of August of the year two thousand and twelve.
PUBLISH,
Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena President of the Republic.
GREGORIO Zelayandia ERNESTO CISNEROS, Minister of the Interior.
OJ No. 147 Vol. No. 396 Date: August 13, 2012
SV / geg 04-09-2012