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House needs to adopt charter day amendment

BACOLOD City – The House of Representatives has to adopt first the Senate amendment to House Bill 7044 before President Rodrigo Duterte signs it into law. House Bill 7044, which was authored by Bacolod City Lone District Congressman Greg Gasataya, declared June 18 as Charter Day of Bacolod. The Senate unanimously approved it on third […] The post House needs to adopt charter day amendment appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianSep 14th, 2018

House panel OKs returning VP in line of succession under draft federal charter | News

The House Committee on Constitutional Amendments on Monday approved the amendment in its draft federal charter returning the Vice President position in the line of succession to the presidency during.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

House panel puts Robredo back in line of succession under draft charter

MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on constitutional amendments placed Vice President Leni Robredo back in the line of succession during the shift to federalism, under the lower chamber's draft constitution.  This was confirmed to Rappler by panel chairperson and Leyte 3rd District Representative Vicente Veloso on Monday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Arroyo Draft Charter: Removal of VP from Succession Escapes Media Attention

ONLY A month after she told the media that the House of Representatives doesn't have enough time to discuss charter change, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 lawmakers filed on September 19 a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Arroyo Draft Charter: Removal of VP from Succession Escapes Media Attention

ONLY A month after she told the media that the House of Representatives doesn't have enough time to discuss charter change, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 lawmakers filed on September 19 a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Highlights of the House s draft federal constitution

MANILA, Philippines – Charter change is alive at the House of Representatives.   Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) No. 15 , penned by no less than Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 other legislators, is proposing the draft constitution that would shift the Philippines to a federal system of government. (READ: No set number of federal states under Arroyo's draft constitution ).....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Charter change plebiscite may be held in February 2019 – Rep. Veloso

A plebiscite aimed at seeking public support for the proposed shift to a federal form of government may be held as early as February 2019, according to Leyte Rep. VicenteVeloso, one of the primary movers of charter change (Cha-cha) in the House of Representatives. Veloso, chair of the House committee on constitutional amendments, insisted in a radio interview on Sunday that the 292-member legislative body could still wrap up the plenary deliberations on the attempt to modify the 1987 Constitution in December. This despite the unified position of majority of senators that the latest effort to alter the 31-year-old Constitution would be not stand a chance in the Senate. "If we...Keep on reading: Charter change plebiscite may be held in February 2019 – Rep. Veloso.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Cha-cha ‘wag pag-aksayahan ng oras

Ang nakapagtataka ay kung bakit nakuha pa ng mga Kongresista na pag-aksayahan ng oras ang panukalang Charter change (Cha-cha) partikular sa sistemang fede­ralismo. Papatapos na ang termino ni House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo at iba pang lider ng Kamara pero bakit kailangan pang ipilit ang Chacha. Mabuti na lang at hindi kumagat ang mga senador… link: Cha-cha ‘wag pag-aksayahan ng oras.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Consultative committee writes to Duterte on House federalism draft

Members of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution will formally inform President Duterte in a letter that the draft charter of the House of Representatives is questionable and must be made public in the interest of transparency......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Consultative committee writes to Duterte on House federalism draft

Members of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution will formally inform President Duterte in a letter that the draft charter of the House of Representatives is questionable and must be made public in the interest of transparency......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

House returns draft charter to panel to include VP

House returns draft charter to panel to include VP.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

House throws Arroyo’s draft federal Charter back to committee level

  The House of Representatives has returned its controversial draft federal Charter back to the committee level to make Vice President Leni Robredo the successor of President Rodrigo Duterte during the transition period into a federal form of government. Cebu City 1st District Rep. Raul del Mar's motion to return the proposal back to the panel met no objection during the session on Wednesday, the last day before Congress goes on a break.   In his motion, Del Mar said the draft federal Charter should be returned to the committee level "in order to introduce perfecting amendments to the failure to include the vice president in the first line of succession which le...Keep on reading: House throws Arroyo’s draft federal Charter back to committee level.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House ratifies bill reforming Social Security System

The House of Representatives ratifiedon Wednesdaythe bicameral conference committee report on a bill seeking to reform the Social Security System (SSS) charter so that the state-run pension fund will, among others, be able to provide unemployment insurance. The lower chamber ratified the Social Security Act of 2018 during its afternoon session. The bill is seen to extend the fund life of the state-run pension fund by at least six years and provide each pensioner a two-month "separation benefit." The unemployment insurance, or involuntary separation benefits, can be availed of by a member who is not over 60 years old and who has paid 36 months of contributions. The amount for ...Keep on reading: House ratifies bill reforming Social Security System.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House draft charter takes VP Leni Robredo out of succession

A draft federal charter prepared by administration lawmakers excludes Vice President Leni Robredo from the presidential line of succession and designates the Senate president as the automatic successor to the president in case of a transition to a federal system......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Senate says no time for House draft charter

THERE IS no time to tackle the draft constitution proposed by House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo in the 17th Congress, Senate leaders said on Tuesday. The post Senate says no time for House draft charter appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

The differences between Arroyo and Con-Com federalism charters

The draft federal charter submitted by House Speaker Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has veered away from some of the key provisions in the original version submitted by the Consultative Committee. The House committee on constitutional amendments recently approved and recommended the adoption of Resolution of Both Houses No. 15, which proposed revisions to the current 1987 […] The post The differences between Arroyo and Con-Com federalism charters appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Senators reject Arroyo’s draft constitution

The draft federal charter of House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not thrive as time is running out under the 17th Congress, senators said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Cha-cha still alive in House

Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Monday distanced herself from a resolution filed in the House of Representatives that would remove the term limits of legislators under the proposed federal state of government. Opposition lawmakers claimed that Resolution of Both Houses No. 15, the latest Charter change (Cha-cha) attempt under the Duterte administration, was aimed at prolonging Arroyo's term as Speaker as it sought to postpone the 2019 midterm elections. "The only thing I added was a provision establishing the federal states ... That's the only thing I added to make it my version," Arroyo told reporters. 'Collegial decision' "All the other provisions were already submitted ...Keep on reading: Cha-cha still alive in House.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

House draft charter sponsored in plenary

THE HOUSE Committee on Constitutional Amendments on Monday sponsored at the plenary its version of a draft Constitution that lifts term limits and also the ban on political dynasties. The post House draft charter sponsored in plenary appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Arroyo’s draft charter skips VP in transition to federalism

MANILA, Philippines – The proposed federal constitution in the House of Representatives, whose draft has quickly hurdled the committee level, puts the Senate President – not Vice President Leni Robredo – as next in line should President Rodrigo Duterte is unable to preside over the country's transition to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Arroyo s proposed constitution reaches House plenary

MANILA, Philippines – A House committee has recommended "without amendment" to the plenary the draft constitution introduced by Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 other legislators.  A report by House committee on constitutional amendments dated October 2 showed that the Arroyo-led proposal sought to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018