Category: PingBills

Read: Senate Bill 1651, An act converting the LTO extension office in Muntinlupa into a regular district office

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.

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Read: Senate Resolution 580, calling for the constitution of the Senate into a constituent assembly to propose changes to the Constitution

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.

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🎥📷 At the Kapihan sa Senado forum | Jan. 11, 2018

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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#PingBills Update: Bill providing protection, benefits for whistleblowers is pending at the committee level

Senate Bill 258, which increases protection and benefits for whistleblowers, is pending before the Senate Committees on Justice and Human Rights; and Finance.

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Read: Senate Bill 1638, An act seeking to strengthen the Office of the Ombudsman via a retirement benefit system

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.”

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Read: Senate Resolution 577, calling for an inquiry in aid of legislation on the controversies surrounding the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office

Senate Resolution 577 calls for an inquiry in aid of legislation into the recent controversies surrounding the PCSO.

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