`”We cannot allow, yet again, another injustice to be committed against our heroes in uniform who are in the forefront of our fight against the ills of terrorism and criminality, lest we risk demoralization within their ranks. Thus the need to probe into the said allegations.”View Fullscreen
“Ang bill na ito is to serve the purpose of putting up a Philippine Identification System. No other data should be included or considered. Maybe in the future, let it evolve, let them fine-tune or refine the system later on, because we are only dealing here with putting up a Philippine Identity System assigning a PSN (Philippine Serial Number) to each and every Filipino citizen.” – Senator Ping Lacson
Pasado na sa third and final reading sa Senado ang National ID System Bill. Kapag naisabatas na ito, maaaring magkaroon ang bawat mamamayang Pilipino ng isang foundational ID na naglalaman ng kanilang basic information. Ito ang mapapadali sa ating mga transaksyon sa mga pampubliko at maging sa mga pribadong institusyon.
Senate Bill 1738, the National ID bill, was approved on third and final reading with a vote of 17-2 on Monday, March 19.
“Dadali at mas bibilis ang serbisyo ng gobyerno sa mamamayan. Gagaang ang pakikipagtransaksiyon ng mamamayan sa gobyerno at pribadong sektor.” – Sen. Ping Lacson
After the period of interpellation, the Senate approved on second reading the Philippine ID System (National ID) bill. Sen. Lacson, the bill’s sponsor, answered questions from Senate President Koko Pimentel, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, and Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian.