Category: Senate Resolutions

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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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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Read: Senate Resolution 529: Authorizing the chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs and of Justice and Human Rights to Make Public the Testimony of John Paul Solano in Executive Session

“The undersigned members of the Senate have decided to authorize the Chairmen of the said Committees to make public the testimony of Mr. John Paul Solano given in an executive session as specified in the Senate Rules Governing Inquiries in Aid of Legislation.”

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Read: Senate Resolution 468: Investigation Into Possible Violation of the AMLA by some ‘covered institutions’

“Despite several amendments made to strengthen the AMLA, violations thereof have been continuously monitored. However, there are some violations that are left uncovered.”

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๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ“ท Senate hearing on the reinstatement of cops linked to Mayor Espinosa’s killing | July 26, 2017

Highlights of the hearing:
– Preliminary statement for the inquiry in aid of legislation on the reinstatement of Supt. Marcos and other CIDG-8 members involved in the killing of Mayor Espinosa
– Sen. Lacsonย questions from media in an interview after the hearing

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Read: Senate Resolution 442: Inquiry into excess supplies at the Senate

“… In the interest of transparency and accountability it is necessary that an investigation be conducted as to how the funds of the Senate are being utilized so as to prevent wastage and dissipation and check possible acts of graft and corruption.”

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