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Pagdinig sa Panukalang Baguhin ang Mandato ng PCSO [Senate Bill 1470]

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Narito ang dagdag na inpormasyon saΒ Senate Bill 1470, ang Philippine Charity Act of 2017. #PingBills

PCSO Gets New Name, Much-Needed Charter Update vs Graft via Lacson Bill

After being mired in irregularities in past years, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office may get a much-needed update in its charter to help it keep up with new variations of lotteries and make it more accountable.

Senate Bill 1470, filed by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, also gives the agency – whose present charter dates way back to 1954 – a new name: the Philippine Charity Office.

β€œThe provisions in this bill allow the PCSO Charter to adapt to the changing system of and emerging variations of lotteries and similar activities. The bill also seeks to strengthen the Charter by one, making the PCSO more accountable to the public; and two, limiting its discretion in the distribution of its funds,” Lacson said.

Related:Β Lacson bill: PCSO patitibayin pa sa pagtulong sa mahihirap

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Lacson Bill: PCSO Patitibayin pa sa Pagtulong sa Mahihirap

Ibayo pang kapangyarihan para makapag-impok ng pondong pantulong sa mga mahihirap na mamamayan sa bansa ang nakatakdang matamasa ng Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) sa ilalim ng panukalang isinulong ni Senador Panfilo Lacson.

Batay sa nilalaman ng Senate Bill 1470 na inihain ni Lacson, magiging pangunahing mandato na ng PCSO ang pangangalap ng pondo para sa pangmedikal na alalay sa mga mahihirap na mamamayan ng bansa kaya paiiksin na rin ang pangalan ng ahensiya.

Mula sa umiiral na PCSO, tatanggalin na ang salitang “sweepstakes” kung kaya’t sa ilalim ng panukala, ang ahensiya ay tatagurian nang Philippine Charity Office (PCO) dahil sa nabanggit na prayoridad nito.

Related:Β PCSO gets new name, much-needed charter update vs graft via Lacson bill

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