The public may soon get their applications acted upon in seven days or less, once a new anti-red tape bill filed by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson is passed into law.
Senate Bill 982 amends parts of Republic Act 9485 to further shorten the deadlines in processing applications to three working days for simple transactions, and seven for complex transactions.
Lacson, the main author of the original law which was passed in 2007, cited President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to reduce requirements and processing time for applications.
Tatlo hanggang pitong araw.
Ganito na lamang kaiksi ang panahon na hihintayiin ng mga indibiduwal sa mga transaksiyon sa iba’t ibang ahensiya ng pamahalaan para sa mga kaukulang permit at dokumentong kailangan ng mga ito oras na maisabatas ang panukalan ni Senador Panfilo Lacson.
Sa Senate Bill 982 na iniakda at inihain ni Lacson bilang pag amyenda sa kasalukuyang Anti-Red Tape Act (Republic Act 9485), ipinaliwanag ng mambabatas na isinusulong niyang gawing tatlong araw na lamang ang pinakamatagal sa simpleng transaksiyon at pinakamahaba ang pitong araw o isang linggo sa may mga mas mabusising detalye.
Senator Panfilo M. Lacson today lauded the move of more than 1,000 local government units to expedite their compliance to the requirements of the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007. Continue reading “Lacson Lauds LGUs’ Commitment to Enforce Anti-Red Tape Law”
Red tape has been a systemic encumbrance to improving the environment of business and industry and increasing the competitiveness of the Philippine economy. Characterized by superfluous and deterring procedures, red tape had burdened the impact produced by our valuable time and financial resources and has led to the apparent ineptitude of government agencies in developing programs for the Filipino interests. Continue reading “Sponsorship Speech for the Anti-Red Tape Bill”