Such conversion shall ensure the provision of its own regular permanent personnel, modern equipment, and the necessary funding for its personnel services, maintenance and other operating expenses.
Senate Resolution 580 calls for the constitution of the Senate of the Philippines into a constituent assembly to propose amendments to – or revision of – the Constitution, and upon approval of 3/4 vote of its members adopt the same.
At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Charter change
– death penalty legislation
– effects of TRAIN
– alleged irregularities in PCSO
– allegations of CPP/NPA plotting to overthrow government
Quotes from the interview…
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Senate Bill 258, which increases protection and benefits for whistleblowers, is pending before the Senate Committees on Justice and Human Rights; and Finance.
Senate Bill 1638 strengthens the Office of the Ombudsman by establishing a retirement benefit system for the Ombudsman, his/her deputies, the special prosecutor and other officials and employees performing legal, prosecution, investigation and corruption prevention functions. It also seeks to augment employees’ benefits.
“Given the indispensable role of the Office of the Ombudsman in the eradication of graft and corruption, it is only but fitting to provide them with a competitive retirement scheme commensurate and comparable to other officials and employees in government performing equally vital functions.”
Senate Resolution 577 calls for an inquiry in aid of legislation into the recent controversies surrounding the PCSO.